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Collection: Blue Snow Conditions (Fresh, Powdery Snow, 0°C to -12°C)

Blue conditions are fresh powder. New snow: the natural snowflake structure is still intact. These are what we call perfect conditions. The trails are silky smooth and it is difficult to make a snowball. Blue conditions are not so cold that the snow makes a squeaking noise when you step or pole on it. Not too warm, not too cold. And not too humid either. Just right.

Friction Characteristics: New snow crystals in this temperature range and with medium to low humidity are like a million tiny knives to your ski bases. Kinetic friction is the main kind of friction to deal with. This means a good hard wax that will remain durable and keep the sharp knives of the snow crystals out of your ski base is what you need. Any other water or dirt repelling compounds in waxes will help your glide, but not to a high degree.

Kick Waxing: Kick waxing is dead easy in blue conditions. Hardwax sings. If you’re skiing over 15km use a base binder, but aside from that, it shouldn’t be too hard to find a hardwax that gives you good grip and glide.

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  • mountainFLOW eco-wax Anti-Stick Spray
    mountainFLOW eco-wax Anti-Stick Spray
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  • mountainFLOW eco-wax Skin Wax
    mountainFLOW eco-wax Skin Wax
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  • mountainFLOW eco-wax Glide Paste
    mountainFLOW eco-wax Glide Paste
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  • Vauhti GS Carrot Hardwax | 45g (-1C/-6C)
    Synthetic Hardwax for common conditions
    1 in stock!
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    $12.00
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  • Vauhti GS Blue Hardwax | 45g (-5C/-15C)
    Synthetic Hardwax for colder temperatures
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  • Vauhti GS Base AT Base Binder | 45g (20C/-30C)
    A base binder for new to fine-grained snow
    5 in stock!
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    $12.00
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  • Vauhti GT Carrot Hardwax | 45g (-1C/-6C)
    A tar based hardwax for common conditions
    5 in stock!
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  • Ski*Go XC Violet Kick Wax 45g (-1C/-9C)
    XC Violet Hardwax
    33 in stock!
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  • Rode Blue Super Extra Hardwax P38 | 45g (-1C/-10C)
    Blue Super Extra Hardwax P38
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  • Rode Blue Super Weiss Hardwax P28 | 45g (-1C/-7C)
    Blue Super Weiss Hardwax P28
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  • Rode Blue Super Hardwax P32 | 45g (-1C/-10C)
    Blue Super Hardwax P32
    136 in stock!
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  • Rode Blue II Hardwax P34 | 45g (-2C/-8C)
    Blue II Hardwax P34
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  • Rode Blue I Hardwax P30 | 45g (-2C/-6C)
    Blue I Hardwax P30
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  • Rode Blue Special Multigrade Hardwax P36 | 45g (-3C/-12C)
    Blue Special Multigrade Hardwax P36
    66 in stock!
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  • Rode Green Hardwax P20 | 45g (-4C/-15C)
    Green Hardwax P20
    7 in stock!
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  • Rode Black Base Hardwax P70 | 45g (All Temperatures)
    Black Base Hardwax P70
    45 in stock!
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  • Ski*Go XC Blue Glide Wax 60g or 200g (-3C/-10C)
    Ski*Go XC Blue Glide Wax 60g or 200g (-3C/-10C)
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  • Vauhti GW COLD Paraffin (-1C/-10C)
    A fluoro-free paraffin for cold temperatures.
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  • Vauhti GW POLAR Paraffin (-8C/-25C)
    A fluoro-free paraffin for very cold temperatures.
    12 in stock!
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    $16.00
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  • Vauhti GW GRAPHITE Paraffin (-1C/-25C)
    A fluoro-free paraffin for dirty snow.
    6 in stock!
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    $16.00
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  • Vauhti GW ALL TEMP Paraffin (10C/-20C)
    A universal fluoro-free paraffin.
    6 in stock!
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  • Optiwax Glide Tape 2 - 10m or 40m (-5C/-20C)
    Glide Tape 2 10m pack
    17 in stock!
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    $34.99
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  • Optiwax NF 2 Paraffin - 60g (2C/-10C)
    NF 2 Paraffin
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  • Optiwax NF 3 Paraffin - 60g (-3C/-20C)
    NF 3 Paraffin
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  • Vauhti GW COLD LIQUID GLIDE (NF) | 80mL (-2C/-15C)
    A non-fluorinated liquid glide wax for cold snow.
    3 in stock!
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    $19.00
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  • Vauhti GW POLAR LIQUID GLIDE (NF) | 80mL (-2C/-20C)
    A non-fluorinated liquid glide wax for very cold snow.
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  • Rode Skin Ski Cleaner Spray | 100mL (20C/-30C)
    Skin Cleaner Spray
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  • Rode R30 Non-Fluoro Paraffin (-3C/-10C)
    R30 Non-Fluoro Paraffin
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  • Rode Rodemix GL-90 Non-Fluoro Paraffin (-5C/-15C)
    Rodemix GL-90 Non-Fluoro Paraffin
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  • STAR NF20 Solid Glide & Skin Wax w/cork | 50g (-5C/-20)
    NF20 Solid Glide & Skin Wax w/cork
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  • Vauhti LF COLD Paraffin | 60g (-1C/-10C)
    A mid-range paraffin for cold temperatures.
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  • Vauhti LF POLAR Paraffin | 60g (-1C/-25C)
    A mid-range paraffin for very cold temperatures.
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  • Vauhti LF GRAPHITE Paraffin | 60g (-1C/-25C)
    A mid-range paraffin for dirty snow.
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  • Vauhti LF ALL TEMP Paraffin | 60g (10C/-20C)
    A universal mid-range low fluoro paraffin.
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  • Gallium G Powder
    Gallium G Powder
    24 in stock!
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  • Optiwax Eco Glide Tape - 10m (5C/-20C)
    Eco Glide Tape
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  • STAR SG40 WARM Solid EZ-Glide Wax | 50g (-5C/-20C)
    STAR SG40 WARM Solid EZ-Glide Wax
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  • Vauhti GW UNIVERSAL - PARAFFIN (-2C/-15C)
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  • STAR TARGET S4 - Violet Hardwax | 45g (-2C/-6)
    TARGET S4 - Violet Hardwax
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