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Boulder Lake Ski Race

Boulder Lake. Duluth, MN

Preceding Weather. Likely to stay above around or above freezing for 24-48 hours prior to the weekend with a decent shot at rain and/or snow Saturday into Sunday. 

Race Day Weather. Start time temp should be around 33-35F and topping out around 38F by the afternoon. The current forecast is a 30-40% chance of snow and/or rain with humidity in the 90%+ range.

Snow Conditions. Expect granular, dirty snow potentially mixed with some new, high-moisture snow. 

Maximum Speed Option

Glide. Base Wax. Start BM6 Green.

Race Wax. Start HF4 Red.   

Fluoro: Start SF30 powder. If significant new snow falls, Start SFR40 powder is dynamite!

Top Coat. Start SFR300 liquid or Start SFR99 block. 

Also Really Fast Options

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

Race Wax. Start BM2 Yellow, BM4 Violet,  HF4 Red, MF4 Red would all be good options. 

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

Earlier Event: January 21
Cable Birkie Start JNQ
Later Event: January 28
Noquemanon Ski Marathon