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Spring Gulch Classic, Spring Gulch Nordic Area, Carbondale, CO

Sunday, January 6. 10am race start. 10/5k Classic races. Mass Start, 5k loop.

Forecast/conditions: Overnight low of 21F warming to the upper 20s by race time. Chance of snow overnight and likely at start.

Glidewax: Apply LF8 Blue, scraped and brushed. Apply HF8 Blue, scraped and brushed.

Topcoat: crayon a layer of HF13 block onto the ski base, and iron it through a piece of fiberlene, or simply hand- or Roto-cork the layer of fluor into the base. Brush with a dedicated fluor brush, and polish.

Gripwax; Sand grip zone. Apply Base Wax, either torching or ironing in the Base wax. After the Base has cooled, apply 2 layers of Synthetic Blue, corking and smoothing each layer. Then apply 2 layers of RF Racing Fluor Red. Cover with a thin layer of Tar Blue, or RF Blue.

Alt grip wax: After applying Base, Alternate layers of RF Red and RF Blue, (Red/Blue/Red/Blue) corking in between layers. Finish with a layer of FHF 80 Blue.