Cross-Country Ski Hot Waxing Clinic


Cross-Country Ski Hot Waxing Clinic - Online Classroom

Are you ready to take your cross-country skiing to the next level of expertise? If so, join us as we present the reasons for hot waxing skis and explain to you the hot waxing process. Why would a skier want to learn about the hot wax process? To make skis glide more efficiently and faster on the trails.

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Virtual Class via Zoom

Date: Thursday, January 25th

Time: 6:30-9:30 pm

FYI....Hot waxing your skis can be done from home in a garage, balcony, car port, shed, etc...All you need are a few waxing tools, xc wax bars, iron, access to an electrical outlet, and ventilation.

Skiing on miles of trails through forests, meadows, and up and down hills coupled with the sensations of gliding and skiing efficiently on snow are the biggest enjoyment factors in cross country skiing.  Enhance your cross-country skiing experience this winter by learning the Whys and How of Hot Waxing your skis to improve your ski bases, glide and speed.

This beginning hot wax class is for you if...

1) You do not hot wax

2) You want a refresher course on the Whys and How of Hot Waxing.

3) You have ever worked extra hard to keep your skate or classic skis gliding on ski trails while other skiers quickly sail past you.

4) You have problems with clumps of snow sticking to the bottom of your skis’ kick zone that slow you down.

5) Your ski bases have not been waxed in the last few years or ever.

In this virtual class on Hot Waxing X-C Classic and Skate Skis  you will learn:

1)  Why we hot wax both our classic and skate skis

2)  How skis and skiers benefit from hot waxed skis

3)  How to set up a Hot Wax Station at home

4)  How to select a hot wax 

5)  How to hot wax skis by watching a video

6)  Information on Rub-On Wax and Spray On Wax

 Both skate and classic waxless skis need hot wax. Waxless classic skis NEED wax on both their tips and tails- always. Waxless refers to the classic ski kick zone, but we will also give you a wax tip on how to keep the kick zone free of clumping snow.  You will learn how to choose the proper hot wax by temperature and how to apply it to the ski glide zone, as well as what equipment and supplies you will need to make your own home waxing station. 

Once a Nordic cross-country skier experiences skiing on recently hot waxed skis with improved glide and speed, the skier NEVER wants to return to the NO hot waxing days.

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