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Collection: Green Snow Conditions (Cold, Squeaky Snow, -12°C to -30°C)

Green conditions are the coldest conditions. This snow will squeak when compressed. It can be new, old or manmade snow. Usually very dry. The harder the wax, the better it will be in these conditions. HF waxes have trouble working in the low humidity usually found at these temperatures. These waxes are coloured green by all the brands I can think of.

Friction Characteristics: Green conditions have two types of friction: kinetic and electrostatic. Kinetic friction is the result of snow crystals being frozen so hard they have no trouble biting into your ski's base. Using the hardest wax possible is key in green conditions. Synthetic hardeners straight or mixed in with your hardest wax may be even better. Since snow this cold holds virtually no liquid water, electrostatic friction becomes an issue where electrons are ripped away as your ski tries to glide. Graphite or gallium can help with reducing electrostatic friction. Because humidity is so low, fluoro compounds are usually unhelpful and can sometimes get in the way of good glide. LF or hydrocarbon waxes may out-test high-fluoro waxes if it’s dry enough.

Kick Waxing: Pretty much anything will give you grip in these conditions, but the main question is 'how much grip is too much grip?’ Green grip waxes are very hard, but some of them are also tacky or sometimes have tar additives. The tacky ones are essentially base binders. Often just a base binder is the best grip vs. glide combo in these conditions. Green waxes that aren’t tacky need to have a base binder to keep them on the ski since green conditions are abrasive. Keeping layers of hardwax thin and the number of layers minimal is very important in these conditions.

33 products
  • Vauhti GS Green Hardwax | 45g (-10C/-30C)
    Synthetic Hardwax for cold temperatures
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    $12.00
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    $12.00
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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 GS Base Super Base Binder | 45g (20C/-30C)
    A base binder for old, abrasive snow
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    $12.00
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  • Vauhti GT Green Hardwax | 45g (-6C/-20C)
    A tar based hardwax for cold snow
    Regular price
    $12.00
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    $12.00
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  • Ski*Go XC Green Kick Wax 45g (-7C/-20C)
    XC Green Hardwax
    13 in stock!
    Regular price
    $13.99
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    $13.99
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  • Rode Green Hardwax P20 | 45g (-4C/-15C)
    Green Hardwax P20
    7 in stock!
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    $15.95
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    $15.95
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  • Rode Green Special Hardwax P15 | 45g (-10C/-30C)
    Green Special Hardwax P15
    84 in stock!
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    $15.95
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    $15.95
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  • Rode Black Base Hardwax P70 | 45g (All Temperatures)
    Black Base Hardwax P70
    45 in stock!
    Regular price
    $15.95
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  • Rode Blue Special Klister K10 | 60g (-6C/-14C)
    Blue Special Klister K10
    39 in stock!
    Regular price
    $19.95
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    $19.95
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  • Rode Chola K90 | 60g (All Temperatures)
    Chola K90
    54 in stock!
    Regular price
    $19.95
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    $19.95
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  • Vauhti KS Blue Klister | 60g (0C/-15C)
    A general klister for icy snow
    3 in stock!
    Regular price
    $22.00
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    $22.00
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  • STAR TARGET S1 - BASE - Orange Hardwax | 45g (-3C/-20)
    TARGET S1 - BASE - Orange Hardwax
    5 in stock!
    Regular price
    $23.95
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    $23.95
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  • STAR TARGET S8 - Green Hardwax | 45g (-6C/-20)
    TARGET S8 - Green Hardwax
    5 in stock!
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    $23.95
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    $23.95
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  • Vauhti GS BASE SUPER LIQUID GRIP (NF) | 80mL (All Temps)
    A liquid base binder.
    Regular price
    $24.00
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    $24.00
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  • Vauhti GS CARROT LIQUID GRIP (NF) | 80mL (-2C/-20C)
    A liquid grip wax for cold temperatures, especially old/man-made snow.
    10 in stock!
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    $24.00
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    $24.00
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  • Vauhti KS BASE LIQUID KLISTER (NF) | 80mL (All Temps)
    A liquid klister base binder.
    4 in stock!
    Regular price
    $24.00
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    $24.00
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  • Vauhti TEHOGRIP Green | 45g (-2C/-20C)
    A tacky hardwax/base binder for a wide temperature range.
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    $24.00
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  • Optiwax Klister Universal Kikkan 55g (5C/-20C)
    Klister Universal Kikkan
    1 in stock!
    Regular price
    $25.00
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    $25.00
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  • Optiwax Base Binder 45g (All Temperatures)
    Base Binder
    Regular price
    $27.00
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    $27.00
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  • Rode Base Klister Spray | 100mL (0C/-20C)
    Base Klister Spray
    121 in stock!
    Regular price
    $28.95
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    $28.95
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  • Vauhti GF Green Hardwax | 45g (-4C/-20C)
    High Fluoro Hardwax for cold, abrasive snow
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    $32.00
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  • Rode Top Line Hardwax B310 | 45g (-5C/-15)
    Top Line Hardwax B310
    214 in stock!
    Regular price
    $32.95
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    $32.95
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  • Vauhti PURE-LINE PRO GREEN NF HARDWAX | 45g (-5C/-20C)
    Regular price
    $34.00
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    $34.00
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  • Vauhti KF Blue Klister | 60g (1C/-15C)
    A racing klister for coarse snow.
    Regular price
    $38.00
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    $38.00
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  • Vauhti PURE-LINE RACE BLUE NF HARDWAX | 45g (-5C/-20C)
    Regular price
    $39.00
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    $39.00
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  • Guru Green Kick Wax 45g (-6C/-20C)
    Green Hardwax
    16 in stock!
    Regular price
    $39.95
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    $39.95
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  • Ski*Go HF Blue Kick Wax 45g (-1C/-20C)
    HF Blue Hardwax
    Regular price
    $45.00
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    $45.00
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  • Rode Canada Kick Kit (Rode Zippered Bag: Multigrade Violet, Blue Super, Green, Cork, Scraper)
    Canada Kick Kit (Rode Zippered Bag: Multigrade Violet, Blue Super, Green, Cork, Scraper)
    168 in stock!
    Regular price
    $64.95
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    $64.95
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  • Magnar N1 New Snow Kick Wax 45g (-8C/-15C)
    N1 New Snow Hardwax
    Regular price
    $165.00
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    $165.00
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  • Magnar No. 1 Kick Wax 45g (-8C/-15C)
    No. 1 Hardwax
    Regular price
    $165.00
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    $165.00
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  • Magnar No. 1.5 Kick Wax 45g (-6C/-12C)
    No. 1.5 Hardwax
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    $165.00
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    $165.00
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  • Vauhti GRIP POWDER | 20g (5C/-20C)
    A glide powder used to speed up grip wax
    2 in stock!
    Regular price
    $169.00
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    $169.00
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  • Optiwax Grip Powder 25g (All temperatures)
    Grip Powder
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    $199.00
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