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Mora Vasaloppet

UPDATED Thursday Feb 9 @ 9:30am

Downtown Mora through Nordic Center Trails. Mora, MN

Preceding Weather. After cold temps Wednesday and Thursday (lows around 0F, highs around 10F), Friday will be warmer (apx 35F) with a trace of of icy rain. Overnight temp should drop to 25F on Friday night. 

Race Day Weather. Temp at race start time should be 28F and rising to 35F by the afternoon. Humidity will be high in the morning.  

Snow Conditions. Expect old transformed snow with a moderate amount of debris from ground-up leaves, and some dirt spots.   

Glide Wax.

Base Wax. Start BM6 Green.  Start LF10 Green, SG10 Green or Start SGG Graphite are good economy options.  

Race Wax. Start FHF4 Purple or BM4 Purple. MF6 or LF6 Purple would be good economy options. 

Fluoro: Start FHF7 fluor powder or BM3 fluor powder. Start SF30 or SFR99 block would be good universal options, too. 

Kick Wax (option 1; more durability and will work better further into the day)

Base Wax. Start Base klister, thin and ironed. 

Main Wax. FHF50 Universal klister. Or Special klister and Uni Wide klister mixed 50/50. 

Final Layer: Start BM fluor hardwax or FHF40 Purple hardwax, thin and lightly smoothed with the palm of your hand. 

Kick Wax (option 2; less durable, but likely higher speed)

Base Wax. Start Base klister, thin and ironed. 

Main Wax. Start Oslo Purple. 

Final Layer: Start BM fluor hardwax or FHF60 Red hardwax, thin and lightly smoothed with the palm of your hand. 

Earlier Event: February 9
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Later Event: February 11
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