snapshots: Jiminy Peak, Thanksgiving 2004
For Thanksgiving '04 we traveled to Jiminy Peak, a mountain resort in the Berkshires. Much fun was had by all, and the view (despite not being the Canadian Rockies, man are we spoiled) was very pretty indeed. The weather held out for us while we were there; it didn't start to rain until we got in the van to head back. Very fun skiing, despite the need for man-made snow.
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|Upon arrival, the first thing we did was look around at our new place. The main room is on the left, and one of the bathrooms on the right. David was particularly impressed by the folded towels.|
|A shot of the kitchen as viewed from the main room, and the huge bed in the master bedroom.|
|Mom and Karen were delighted by the soaking tub in the master bathroom. Also, the main room of the lodge was quite nice, despite the antler structure in the middle.|
|Then, finally, we went skiing the next morning. A bit icy, but we had fun. On the left is a view of manmade snow from the lift, and on the right, Karen and David glancing back.|
|More shots of the trail: looking downhill from the lift (left), and uphill from the slope (right), towards the sun.|
|Really, it was a gorgeous day. Two views, one downhill towards the lodge (classic trail shot), and one looking towards the brink of one of the trails.|
|A last look downhill before the end of the day.|
That was the first day. We skiied on the second day, too, and conditions were actually much better (more powder, less ice, less crowds).
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|Karen and I took many pictures upon arrival. And David got inventive with the groceries.|
|And by the end of the trip, we were all quite tired.|