Jan
11
to Jan 17

IMD Junior National Qualifier West Yellowstone

Saturday Snow: Overnight lows in the low teens: Race Temps in low 20's

GLIDE: Start Graphite Underlayer with SG8 Blue for non-fluor racers and HF10 for flour racers.

KICK: Start Base Extra ironed in;  Start RFBlue kick

 

Sunday Snow overnight snow in teens race temps high teens low 20's.

GLIDE: Start Graphites Underlayer with SG8 Blue for non-fluor racers and HF10 for fluor racers.

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Jan
4
to Jan 11

Teton Ridge Classic

The Targhee nordic trails have not received any new snow in a week. The track is very firm and fast and mildly abrasive. Blue wax has been kicking great all week. However, NOAA is calling for 2-4" on Saturday and a Friday night low of 23 degrees and a Saturday high of 32 degrees.

Underlayer: Start BWG Graphite Base Wax

Glider: Start Graphite underlayer, Start Purple Glider: SG6, LF 6, MF6, or HF6

Finishing Top Coat: HF5 powder or HF11 Warm Block corked in.

Kick: Iron in Base Binder, Cork 4-6 thin layers of Synthetic Purple or no new snow comes

If Snow comes use Terva Red or RF Red if it starts glazing.

Thanks,

Dan Streubel

Teton Ridge Classic Race Director

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Mar
16
to Mar 22

Galena Glide

Gelana Lodge, Ketchum, Idaho Sunday March 19

Warm Wet Snow Rain

Rain and snow focecasr for Saturday and Sunday

UnderGlide BM6- to manage dirt

Glide FHF2- to manage moisture

Top Coat SFR 99 warm block or FHF 1 and FHF 5 to shed water

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Mar
2
to Mar 8

West Yellowstone Rendezvous

Saturday March 4 8:45 classic Start  9:00 am skate starts

Clean Cold snow with warming temps Lows 17F race temps 25-35 with chance on snow and even rain flurries.

Underglide: Start LF6 Purple

Glide MF6 Purple

Top Coat SFR 99 Wide Block

Kick:Oslo Purple if just old snow or RF Purple if new snow coming

 

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Feb
9
3:00 PM15:00

Owl Creek Chase - Aspen

Sunday Feb 12

Skate and Classic

Snow; Overnights lows low 20'3 warming to mid 20's at race times. New snow likely mixed over dirty snow.

UnderGlide: SG Graphite

Glide MF6 Blue

Top Coats SFR 92 Wide Block or SFR60 powder

 

Under Kick: Base Ironed in

.Kick RF Blue or Red( ski it in)

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Feb
9
to Feb 15

Leadville Loppet CO

Sunday Feb 12

Skate and Classic

Snow; Overnights lows mid teens warming to high teens and 20 at race time New snow likely overnight.

UnderGlide: SG Graphite

Glide MF8 Blue

Top Coats SFR 92 Cold Block or SFR60 powder

 

Under Kick: Base Ironed in

.Kick Terva Blue

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Feb
9
to Feb 15

Frisco Gold Rush

Sunday Feb 12

Skate and Classic

Snow: Overnights lows mid teens warming to high teens and 20 at race time New snow likely overnight.

UnderGlide: SG Graphite

Glide MF8 Blue

Top Coats SFR 92 Cold Block or SFR60 powder

 

Under Kick: Base Ironed in

Kick Terva Blue

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Feb
9
to Feb 15

Cupid Cup Rexburg ID

Cupid Cup Rexburg Idaho Sat Feb 11

Skate or Classic

Rain and wet snow: Temps around 32F

Glide:

Underglide BM4 for dirty coarse snow

Glide FHF 4 

Top layer FHF F

 

Kick: Klister Likely= Uni Wide with drips or red.

 

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Feb
9
to Feb 15

IMD Junior National Qualifiers West Yellowstone

Saturday Skate Sprint

Snow: Rain Friday AM turning to snow in afternoon. Snow continues with lower temps.  

Saturday temps in mid 20's.

Glide:

UnderGlide: BM6 to repel dirty snow.

Glide:  FHF 6

Top Coat: FHF 7  or SFR 99 Block

Sunday Classic

Snow: New snow colder temps 0 in morning teens ast 10 am rising to low 20's by afternoon

Underglide: MF8 Blue Glider

Top Coat SFR 92 Cold Block or SFR 60Powder

Kick

UnderKick; Base ironed in

Kick RF Blue warming to RF Red and Purple

 

 

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Feb
2
to Feb 8

Alley Loop Marathon

Crested Butte, CO Saturday, February 4

Race start overnight lows expected to be in low to mid 20's Race temps in high 20's

 

Under Glide: Start Graphite SGG - Anti static for the new snow

Good: Start MF6 Purple or Start MF Universal Loppet

Better: Start HF6 Purple or Start HF Universal Loppet

Best- Top Coat:  SFR40 Red or Start SF30 universal

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Feb
2
to Feb 8

Boulder Mountain Tour

Boulder Mountain Tour

Start Wax Suggestion- Posted Thursday Noon more updates coming

Galena Lodge-Trails Harriman Trails Ketchum Idaho

Race start at 10 am Saturday Feb 4

More new snow coming; warmer than usual temps.

Race start overnight lows expected to be in low to mid 20's Race temps in high 20's.

1/2 Boulder temps high 20's to low 30's

Snow is acting warmer than the air temp which is rare for these trails

 Boulder and 1/2 Boulder Wax Rec

Under Glide: Start Graphite SGG - Anti static for the new snow

Good: Start MF6 Purple or Start MF Universal Loppet

Better: Start HF6 Purple or Start HF Universal Loppet

Best- Top Coat:  SFR40 Red or Start SF30 universal red

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jan
19
to Jan 25

Sun Valley JNQ

Saturday Classic Sprints

Lows in the teens with more now snow temps around 20F

Under Glide: Start SG Graphite 

Glide: MF08 Blue

Top coat: SFR 92 cold block or SFR 75 cold powder

KICK

Under Kick: Base wax ironed in

Kick: FR Blue

Sunday: Skate  Overnight lows 10 F Race temps high teens 15-20F

Under Glide: Start SG Graphite 

Glide: MF08 Blue

Top coat: SFR 92 cold block or SFR 75 cold powder

 

 

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Jan
12
to Jan 18

Ski Haus Classic

Lake Catamount Touring Center, Steamboat Springs, CO

Sunday, January 15

Temps Lows 15F race temps 23ish

Snow new cold dry snow

UnderGlide Start Graphite

Glide SG8, LF8 MF 8

OverGlide: finishing Wac SGFT92 sold block or SFR 75 Powder

Under Kick: Start Base wax ironed in 

Kick: Start Terva Blue

Go have fun

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