I'm planning a ride with a couple buddies toward the end of August. We're planning on riding out to Lake Weagamow north of Windigo Lake. We'd also like to poke around on the logging roads north of Lake Nipigon. I just tripped across a route between the two destinations that would not only cut off some distance and avoid Thunder Bay, but it would be more gravel and more camping opportunities. The road leaves Route 17 about 45 miles north of Shabbaqua, and heads northeast, joining up with Route 527 about 88 miles south of Armstrong. Does anybody here know anything about this route? Google satellite view looks like it would be doable except it might be blocked by a large open pit mine. I've emailed North American Palladium for info, but I suspect they'll either tell me it's not doable or simply tell me to f off. Any info anybody might have would be greatly appreciated.