Gold & Marilyn Lakes
December 18, 1999
On a warm Saturday while many were battling the crowds Christmas shopping, three of us went
skiing and had a great time.
We left Eugene at 8:00, stopped at the coffee but in Oakridge (Mrs. McGuillicuddy’s has closed),
parked at the Gold Lake SnoPark, hiked a mile across the parking lot to the trailhead, then began
We made it to the lake in 50 minutes, then headed to Marilyn Lakes for a lunch break.
It snowed lightly throughout the day.
We (Janet Hall, Ed Lichtenstein and Diane Jeffcott, leader) were back in Eugene by
Our driver, Ed, charged us the new rate of 5¢ a mile.
We were glad to pay, cause we got to enjoy the comfortable car without having to stay alert and drive;
5¢ a mile is a breeze for all the riders.
Anyone who objects can drive their own car!