Duluth JNQ/CCSA Wax Recommendation

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Duluth JNQ/CCSA Wax Recommendation

We have been busy testing the new fluor free waxes this early winter, if you are looking for a recommendation for this weekend’s  JNQ/CCSA, see below.  We have tested waxes from Swix, Rex, Vauhti, Rode, and Start, among others, below are some recommendations that will make your skis fast in these fluor-free times.

Duluth JNQ/CCSA Saturday -- Duluth MN

Weather-

Friday - Partly sunny, with a high near 33. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Friday NightA slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday - Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Saturday Night - A slight chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.

 

Recommendations-

Base Layer – Swix Marathon, Rode Endurance

Paraffin – Swix HS7, Rode R30, Toko HP Red

Liquid – Swix HS7, Rode RL Med, Toko HP Red

Structure -  LZ2, PL3 stone grinds with no additional hand structure

 

*use Swix Roto Wool as a finishing step for the liquid wax layer

 

 

Duluth JNQ/CCSA Sunday -- Duluth MN

Weather-

Friday - Partly sunny, with a high near 33. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Friday NightA slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday - Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Saturday Night - A slight chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.

 

Recommendation –

Base Layer – Swix Marathon, Rode Endurance

Paraffin – Swix HS7, Rode R30, Toko HP Red

Liquid – Swix HS7, Rode RL Med, Toko HP Red

Kick Binder – Vauhti Superbase or Start Base Extra

Kick Options – Rode T-line VPS, Guru Red, Swix VP50

Structure – LC2 Stonegrind with no additional hand structure