||Km 9.7 (40.3)Aid
Station No. 6, Forestville Road, 931'
||Km 4.3 (45.7)Aid Station
No. 7, 644'
|| 644 feet
|| 931 feet
Station No. 6 (Forestville Road) at Km 9.7 (40.3,
931 feet) is located adjacent to the Noquemanon
Trail Networks' Forestville Trailhead Facility,
which is situated about a kilometer northwest of the
point where the Forestville Road crosses the Lake
Superior and Ishpeming (LS&I) Railroad tracks.
Parking is available.
From the aid station, the section's
highest elevation point, racers will ski a short distance
before crossing Forestville Road at Km 8.9 (41.1,
As racers reach the Three Lake area,
they'll cross the tracks of the Lake Superior and
Ishpeming (LS&I) Railroad twice, once just west
of the lakes at Km 8.1 (41.9, 829 feet) and once just
east of the lakes at Km 7.3 (42.7, 802 feet).
Once clear of the Three Lakes area,
racers will ski along the north side of the LS&I
tracks for 2.0 km before crossing them one final time
at Km 5.3 (44.7, 702 feet).
Another short ski will bring racers
to Aid Station No. 7 (Dead River), the section's lowest
elevation point, at Km 4.3 (45.7, 644 feet), which
is located about 300 meters southwest of County Road
550, the Big Bay Road. Parking is available.
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