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Leg 2 - Nordic / Cross Country Skiing

Description

Upon entering the Exchange Area, please check your speed and slow down before entering the chutes. Between the Red and Yellow chairs you will see five chutes. Each chute is labeled with a letter (A,B,C,D,E). The last digit of your Bib# corresponds to a specific chute:

  • A: 0-1
  • B: 2-3
  • C: 4-5
  • D: 6-7
  • E: 8-9

This helps spread everyone out and helps you find your teammate and equipment easily. Please verify with your Cross Country skier what chute you have been assigned. Note: The same chute system will be used at the Cross Country/Bike and Run/Canoe Exchanges.

From the Alpine/Cross Country Exchange the course is flat at the beginning around the West Village Parking Lot to Jay’s Trail. Down Jay’s Trail, left on Devecka’s to the Woody’s cutoff. Follow Woody’s Way, take a left on Easy Back to the Woody’s Way/Easy Back/Rich’s Range Junction, right on Woody’s to the Old Maid and Common Corridor. The course is approximately 8km. Both Skating and Classic techniques are allowed. The course may change due to snow conditions. The Cross Country skier will have to take their skis off and run a short distance to the assigned bike chute at the Cross Country/Bike Exchange area. The chute system is the same format as the Alpine/Cross Country Exchange.

In the Cross Country Leg you can use the skate or classic techniques to ski around the parking lot and onto the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center's groomed trail system for 8 km. The change to cycling takes place in front of the Nordic Lodge parking area.

The Nordic skier can use the skate or classic technique to ski around the parking lot and ontl the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center’s groomed trail system for 8 km. The change to cycling takes place in front of the Nordic Lodge parking area.

Map

PPP 2008 Cross Country Skiing - Leg 2

Equipment

Snowboards and/or telemark skis will be allowed on the downhill leg in any of the categories.

Sponsorship

This leg sponsored by DESERT ORTHOPEDIC

 



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