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Snowshoe Thompson Classic, 12/30/18, Auburn Ski Club, Soda Springs, CA

Sunday, December 30. 9:30 and 10am race start times. Youth, 5k and 10k races, classic technique. Mass start. 1-2 lap.

Forecast/conditions: Overnight low of 24, temps at start 30F, with a daytime high of 38. 20% chance of snow, mostly cloudy, with light winds. Cold temps and east winds over last several days should keep snow temps cold.

Glidewax: Apply LF8 Blue, or ABM4, scrape and brush. Apply HF6 Purple or HFxt Purple, and scrape and brush. For topcoat, rub on HF11 block, and hand- or Roto-cork. Brush out with designated fluor brush and polish. Alt. topcoats: FHF11 block, HFxt Gel Finisher Purple, or HF1 liquid.

Gripwax: Apply Base wax to a clean, sanded base. Apply 2 layers of Synthetic Blue, covered by 2 layers of RF Red. Blend Oslo Racing Special Purple with 2nd Layer of RF Red. Cover with a thin layer of RF Blue, or FHF80.