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Cote Dame Marie Ski Loppet, Hanson Hills, Grayling, MI

10am race start, Saturday, January 19. 26K Men’s race, 13K Women, 8K Juniors. Freestyle Mass start by distance.

Forecast/conditions: Overnight low around 0F, temps at race start 5F. Firm, natural snow. Mostly cloudy skies, 30% chance of light snow.

Glidewax: Apply LF10 Green, scrape and brush. Apply MF10, HF10 or HFxt Green, scrape and brush with metal, horsehair and stiff nylon brush. For topcoat, rub on a layer of HF13 block. and iron through a sheet of fiberlene. Let ski cool, and add a second rubbed-on layer of HF13. Iron again, and after ski has cooled, hand-cork. Let ski cool again, and polish with a dedicated fluor polishing brush. Rebrush after testing/warming up.

Gripwax: Clean and sand bases. Apply a thin layer of Base Wax, and cork smooth, making sure to clean any Base off of ski edges and out of groove. Apply 2 layers of Synthetic Green, followed by 2 layers of Synthetic Black.

Earlier Event: January 19
Three Rivers Ski Rennet