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What is a protected route?
Protected routes are mainland routes owned by Governor Linden and maintained by LDPW (Linden Department of Public Works). They are to allow residents to travel the mainlands with various types of vehicles. They are open to all residents.
What are they like?
There are various types, listed below:
- Walking routes
- Ski runs
Where are they?
They can be found on all mainlands. See the below links for more information: