"There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing."
According to the Internet, it may have been a Norwegian who coined this phrase. No matter. Norwegians, in my experience, are somewhat loony and would certainly embrace the experience of skiing at Jay Peak in the throes of the Vortex and the dismal northern dregs of winter storm "Hercules." Embracing our inner Norwegians, we dressed for the weather and embraced some classic Jay conditions during the first days of 2014.
|Clear and frosty at the top of the Montrealer.|
|The marked path through the snowmaker's ice fog|
|Snowmakers manage to fashion a mound of snow that resembles the classic profile of Jay Peak.|
|Nice view from the lunch table!|
|JJ inspects Can Am|
|No visit to Montgomery would be complete without paying respects to Don and Frosty.|
|And then there is the long drive home...|