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Bozeman Creek Hill Climb, Saturday, Dec. 29, 9am. Bozeman Creek Trail, Bozeman, MT

Saturday, December 29th, 9am race start. Classic technique, 6.5/3.5k distances, mass start.

Forecast/conditions: Overnight partly cloudy with a low near 10F, temps at start in low teens. Expect a mix of packed new and old snow. Snow will be dry, cold and abrasive.

Glidewax: Apply LF10 Green, scraping while still warm, and brushing lightly. Apply MF10 Green, scraping while still warm, and brushing well with metal and horsehair, finishing with stiff nylon. Topcoat probably not necessary in these dry, cold conditions.

Gripwax: Apply a thin layer of Base wax, corking smooth and thin. Apply two thin layers of Synthetic Blue, covered by 2 thin layers of Synthetic Green, and finished with a layer or two of Tar Green.