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SpringLoppet, Sugar Hills Ski Trails, Grand Rapids, MN

24/12k skate, 12k classic. 12k loop.

Forecast/conditions: Overnight low of 19 rising to 32 by the start. Calm winds and mostly cloudy. Recent 1.5" of snow has set up firmly. Transformed snow. Some debris in woods. Classic tracks will be glazed in spots.


Base: LF8 Blue, scraped and brushed.

Glide: HF4 Red, scraped and brushed.

Topcoat: HF5 (+5..-3C) powder, ironed, corked, brushed and polished. HF1 Liquid (+5..-5C) applied over the top, brushed and polished.


Base: Rough up kick-zone with 150grit sandpaper. Iron on a layer of Start Base Klister.

Grip: Special klister, spread thinly on base, mixed with several drops of Universal Wide Klister.  Cover with Tar Purple grip or Oslo Racing Blue.


Later Event: December 15
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