-22F in LeCabanon that morning. Up 345 to 360 Matawin for gas. then 355 to Relais du Trappeur for lunch. North of lac bouchette is where it drastically changed. it got a lot more bumpier and once we got on to 83 in to roberval it was even worse. Passed the groomer in roberval. Stayed at Hôtel Château Roberval. 270 miles
just a little warmer at -20F. Freshly groomed out roberval up 373. Stopped at the club house club de motoneige for some soup. then got on 93 north to chibougamau. very smooth. Sawmill for gas. it was $2 a liter there. in to chibougamau and stayed at Motel Nordic. 205 miles.
-19F that morning. The big day. left on 93 south to roberval. Stopped at sawmill and different person was there. it was $1.39 liter, stopped back at the Club House for lunch. then took 373 south and took cut off trail to the 83. 83 west to Relais 22 for gas. Stayed at Pourvoirie Windigo. 320 miles. Very nice people Martine and Dan are. The food is great.
0F that morning. left windigo and 83 west was smooth. turned at 345 south to Casey. south of Casey was freshly groomed. Repos for lunch. then back to Lecabanon. 250 miles
1023 miles for 4 days not a bad trip.