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Lapham Loppet

Lapham Peak. Delafield, WI

Preceding Weather. Likely to stay above around or above freezing for 24-48 hours prior to the weekend.

Race Day Weather. Saturday. Start time temp should be around 38F and topping out around 45F by the afternoon. The current forecast is a 20% chance of rain with humidity in the 90%+ range.

Snow Conditions. Expect granular, dirty snow with moderate moisture content. 

Maximum Speed Option

Glide. Base Wax. Start BM6 Green.

Race Wax. Start FHF2 Red; alternative Start HF4 Red 

Fluoro: Start FHF5 powder. 

Top Coat. If it is raining or the snow is highly saturated with water, FHF1 (formerly called N1) liquid will be UNBEATABLE! Alternative Start SFR99 block. 

Also Really Fast Options

Glide. Base Wax. Start LF10 Green or Start SGG Graphite

Race Wax. Start BM2 Yellow, BM4 Violet,  MF4 Red would all be good options. 

Fluoro. SFR99 block, BM5 block, BM1 powder, SF30 powder, SFR300 liquid would all be great options! 

Kick Wax

Base Wax. Start Base klister, thin and ironed. 

Main Wax. Start FHF10 Red Fluoro klister; add some MFW Yellow or Uni Plus if more kick is needed. Start Uni Plus would also be a good choice.  

Earlier Event: January 14
Mesabi East Invitational (2nd try!)
Later Event: January 21
Three Rivers Ski Rennet