Mileage: 5.5 miles Image of the finish line of Leg #10
Difficulty: Moderate.
Topography: Begins uphill, then gently rolling and downhill.
Description: After moving out of Penn Roosevelt, the course keeps to the left andclimbs for the first 0.9 mile; once again crossing the Mid-State Trail (0.1 mi.), passing by Rock Oak Camp (0.5 mi.), and forking to the left at 1.0 mile onto Boal Gap Road. Pavement begins at 4.3 miles, then the course takes a left onto Polecat Road (4.4 mi.) then a quick right onto Bubb Road (4.5 mi.). Passing high meadows, glimpses of the lake and the mountains beyond come into view. Make a left onto Lake Road (2.2 mi.), then finish with a gentle descent to Colyer Lake At the lake, turn right and cross the bridge to the paved parking area. Turn left and go to the far end of the parking lot and onto the grass, circle the cone and return to the lot for the transition zone.
Transition Zone 10: Colyer Lake. Parking at far end of lined lot. Handoff is a the far end of the lot. Good spectator zone.
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