Winter arrived a little early for some lucky folks in parts of the Blue Ridge Mountains, including some BRO readers in North Carolina and West Virginia who documented their snowy adventures via Instagram.

Photos from North Carolina, most taken over the weekend, show a light blanketing juxtaposed against the vibrant colors of peak fall foliage, while White Grass in West Virginia appears to have received a healthy enough dose to open its slopes to cross country skiers.

It won’t be long now until ski resorts all over the Southeast begin blowing snow and welcoming skiers and snowboarders of all stripes. Until then, enjoy these pics of early season snow from West Virginia and North Carolina.

All trails open

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Our snow must be skied

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#lecontelodge #snow #iceattack #packforwinter #itsnotevennovemberyet

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We had our first snow in #JacksonCountyNC this past weekend. Who enjoyed the first glimpse of winter? 📸 @theoretical_lycanthrope

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