||Km 29.3 (20.7)Aid Station
No. 3, Granite Point Escarpment, 1,546 feet
||Km 24.0 (26.0)Aid Station
No. 4, County Road 510, 1,467'
|| 1,455 feet
|| 1,603 feet
Station No. 3 (Granite Point Escarpment) at Km 29.3
(20.7, 1,546 feet) is located atop the escarpment,
some 200 meters north of North Camp Road. Crewed by
members of the Negaunee Lions Club, it has no available
From the aid station, racers head east
for a nonstop roller coaster of ups and downs, and
twists and turns. When racers cross Reany Creek at
Km 27.6 (22.4, 1,455 feet), they will be at the section's
lowest elevation point.
Heading west, racers will ascend Reany
Mountain at Km 25.3 (24.7, 1,603 feet), which represents
the section's highest elevation point.
After descending into the Holyoke Valley
and crossing the 1864 Holyoke Mine Trail, racers will
ski east to Aid Station No. 4 (County Road 510), at
Km 24.0 (26.0, 1,467 feet), which straddles Country
Road 510. No parking is available.
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