Birch Hill, Goldstream Sports Classic Trail and UAF Ski Trail

Temperature: 20-25f deg
Humidity: 94%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 3 layers of Red or 6 layers of Swix VR45 (VR 50 if tracks are heavily glazed)
    • Toko Green Base wax a binder under the kick. This should be heated in.
    • Try waxing longer in front if you are slipping
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Red or Swix CH 7
  • Structure
    • Universal cold stone grind (Dunner) as a base
    • Medium broken structure should be added to reduce suction to improve glide
  • Notes 
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map 
    • Binder will be needed do to the abrasiveness of the snow and to provide a softer base.

Birch Hill, Goldstream Sports Classic Trail and UAF Ski Trail

Temperature: 20-25f deg
Humidity: 92%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 3 layers of Red or 6 layers of Swix VR45
    • Toko Green Base wax a binder under the kick. This should be heated in.
    • Try waxing longer in front if you are slipping
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Red or Swix CH 7
  • Structure
    • Universal cold stone grind (Dunner) as a base
    • Medium broken structure should be added to reduce suction to improve glide
  • Notes 
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map 
    • Binder will be needed do to the abrasiveness of the light rain that night.

Goldstream Sports Classic Trail and UAF Ski Trail

Temperature: 16f deg
Humidity: 84%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 3 layers of Blue or 6 layers of Swix Blue (go up one temp if skiing in glazed tracks)
    • Try waxing longer in front if you are slipping
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Red/Blue 1:1 or Swix CH 6
  • Notes 
    • Snow is still cold. It takes a while for the snow to warm up like the air. Given the cold ground the snow is still dry out of the track
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map 

Goldstream Sports Classic Trail and UAF Trails

Temperature: 20f
Humidity: 86%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 3 layers of Blue or 5 layers of Swix Blue Extra
    • Try waxing longer in front if you are slipping
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Blue or Swix CH 4
  • Notes 
    • Snow is still cold. It takes a while for the snow to warm up like the air. In another day we will likely be warming up the glide wax recommendation.
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map 

Birch Hill Ski Trails

Temperature: 21f
Humidity: 91%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 3 layers of Blue or 5 layers of Swix Blue Extra
    • Try waxing longer in front if you are slipping
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Blue or Swix CH 4
  • Notes 
    • Trails are getting a lot of use and tracks are glazing. Or kick recommendation is one step warmer do to that fact.
    • Snow is still cold. It takes a while for the snow to warm up like the air. In another day we will likely be warming up the glide wax recommendation.
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map 

UAF and Goldstream Sports Ski Trails

Temperature: 5f
Humidity: 86%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 2 layers of Blue or 5 layers of Swix Blue
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Blue or Swix CH 4
  • Notes 
    • Trails are getting a lot of use and tracks are glazing. Or kick recommendation is one step warmer do to that fact
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map 

Birch Hill Classic Sprint Race

Temperature: 15f
Humidity:
88%
Snow Type:
Old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 2 layers of Blue or 5 layers of Swix Blue
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Blue with or Swix CH 4
  • Notes 
    • Keep wax pock on the short side
    • Put and extra layer of kick wax right under the toe.
    • Get a good warm up to ski in the wax a bit and your body fired up.

Birch Hill

Temperature: 10f rising to 16f
Humidity: 86%
Snow Type:
old

  • Kick Wax
    • Toko 2 layers of Blue or 5 layers of Swix Blue
  • Glide Wax
    • Toko LF Blue or Swix CH 4
  • Notes 
    • The classic ski trails at Goldstream Sports and pack and well covered. No track has been set.  Trail Map