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Tour de Valley, 20/10k Classic; Hidden Valley Ski Trails, Ely, MN

Forecast/conditions: Saturday night low expected around -5F, partly cloudy skies. Race time temps around 5-10F


Base: LF10 Green, scraped while base is still warm, then brushed.

Glide: If humidity is >55%, apply HF10 Green.  If RH is <55%, apply MF10 Green. Scrape while base is still warm, and brush with fine steel, then horsehair, then hard nylon. 

Top: If RH is >60%, crayon HF13 block (-5...-20C), and iron into the base through a sheet of fiberlene. Let cool and brush with soft polishing brush.


Base: rough base with 150grit sandpaper. Iron in Base Extra, corking smooth after it cools. 

Kick: Apply 2 layers Synthetic Blue, followed by 3 layers Synthetic Green. Finish with 2 thin layers of Tar Green