Forecast Based Wax Recommendation - Thursday February 6th
Race start: -12
Afternoon high: -5
About 10cm of snowfall today (Thursday) on the Birkie trails.
Cooling off tonight and then the temperature continues to drop Friday afternoon. Minus degree temperatures from later this evening all the way to race time.
Grooming will start later tonight to mix in the new snow and consolidate the base. Tracks should be firm for Saturday.
Traditional Glide Wax Options:
Given the cold morning temperature and the possibility of some dirty bits, error on the side of a wax slightly cold for the conditions, HF wax will offer greater speed, better durability, and superior resistance to contaminants.
Spray Glide Wax Options:
Kick Wax Options:
Binder is important given the length of the event. For best durability, melt in with an iron or heat gun and cork smooth.
Test kick the morning of the race, but consider:
Kick Wax Testing Results
Good luck and keep your tips between the tracks!