BMT Full (34 km) & BMT Half (15 km):
Overnight lows of 28F with race-time temperatures in the 30-34 F range.
Snow falling Friday overnight and on race day, turning to possible rain at lower elevations. Hard to predict where the snow/rain elevation line will be, but be prepared for wet conditions.
Course snow conditions are excellent with complete coverage (possibly the best skiing conditions in the West right now!).
Glide: Start 6 Purple Hardness, 20-28F
Fast = LF6 Reason: Proper hardness with ~ 5% Fluor for moisture
Faster = MF6 Reason: Proper hardness with ~ 10% Fluor for moisture
Fastest = HF6 Reason: Proper hardness with ~ 20% Fluor for moisture
Fastest + = SF30 powder or SFR 99 Wide Block over HF6 to best manage moisture
Start Wax is available at these fine Ketchum sports shops:
Elephant’s Perch at 280 East Ave., 208-726-3497
Backwoods at 711 Main St. N., 208-726-8826 (also providing Start Waxing Service)