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Homestake Hustle Citizen's Race, Homestake Lodge at Homestake Pass, Whitehall, MT

9:30am race start, Sunday January 20. 10K, 3K and 1K distances. Skate and classic techniques.

Forecast/conditions: Overnight slight chance of snow, low around 26. SUnday a slight chance of snow. Temps at start upper 20s. Likely a mix of new and older, transformed snow.

Glidewax: Apply LF8 Blue, scrape and brush. Apply HF6 Purple, scrape and brush. For topcoat, apply HF11 block, iron through a sheet of fiberlene, and hand-cork with a natural cork after the ski cools. Brush out with designated fluor polishing brush.

Gripwax: Clean and sand gripzones. Apply thin layer of Base Klister or Base Klister Spray, and let cool. Apply 2 layers of Synthetic Blue or RF Racing Blue, then 2 layers of Synthetic Purple or RF Racing Purple. Finish with a layer of Oslo Racing Blue Extra, corked lightly.