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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.

130 products
  • Rode Green GL-10 Non-Fluoro Paraffin | 60g (-10C/-20)
    Green GL-10 Non-Fluoro Paraffin
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    $13.00
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    $9.99
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  • 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
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    $12.00
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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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    $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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  • Rode Green Hardwax P20 - 45g (-4C/-15C)
    Green Hardwax P20
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    $13.00
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    $13.00
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  • Rode Green Special Hardwax P15 - 45g (-10C/-30C)
    Green Special Hardwax P15
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    $13.00
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    $13.00
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  • Rode Black Base Hardwax P70 - 45g (All temperatures)
    Black Base Hardwax P70
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    $13.00
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    $13.00
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  • Ski*Go XC Green Kick Wax 45g (-7C/-20C)
    XC Green Hardwax
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    $14.00
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    $14.00
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  • Rode Artic Powder GL-00 | 50g (-8C/-20)
    Artic Powder GL-00
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    $15.00
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    $15.00
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  • Rode Rodemix GL-90 Non-Fluoro Paraffin | 60g|180g|900g (-5C/-15)
    Rodemix GL-90 Non-Fluoro Paraffin
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    $15.00
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    $15.00
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  • Ski*Go XC Green Glide Wax 60g & 200g (-7C/-20C)
    Ski*Go XC Green Glide Wax 60g & 200g (-7C/-20C)
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    $16.00
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    $16.00
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  • Vauhti GW POLAR Paraffin | 90g|180g|540g (-8C/-25C)
    A fluoro-free paraffin for very cold temperatures.
    Regular price
    $16.00
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    $16.00
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  • Vauhti GW GRAPHITE Paraffin | 90g|180g|540g (-1C/-25C)
    A fluoro-free paraffin for dirty snow.
    Regular price
    $16.00
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    $16.00
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  • Vauhti GW ALL TEMP Paraffin | 90g|180g|540g (10C/-20C)
    A universal fluoro-free paraffin.
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    $16.00
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    $16.00
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  • Rode R20 Non-Fluoro Paraffin | 60g|180g|900g (-8C/-18)
    R20 Non-Fluoro Paraffin
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    $16.00
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    $16.00
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  • Rode Skin Cleaner Spray | 100mL (20C/-30)
    Skin Cleaner Spray
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    $17.99
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    $17.99
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  • Optiwax NF 3 Paraffin - 60g (-3C/-20C)
    NF 3 Paraffin
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    $19.00
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    $19.00
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  • Optiwax NF 4 Paraffin - 60g (-10C/-30C)
    NF 4 Paraffin
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    $19.00
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    $19.00
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  • Rode Blue Special Klister K10 - 60g (-6C/-14C)
    Blue Special Klister K10
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    $19.00
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    $19.00
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  • Rode Chola K90 - 60g (All Temperatures)
    Chola K90
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    $19.00
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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.
    Regular price
    $19.00
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    $19.00
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  • Rode Skin Wax Spray | 100mL (20C/-30)
    Skin Wax Spray
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    $19.99
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    $19.99
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  • Rode Base Klister Spray | 100mL (0C/-20)
    Base Klister Spray
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    $19.99
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    $19.99
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  • Gallium GREEN Paraffin Glide Wax 100g 200g 500g (-10C/-20C)
    Gallium GREEN Paraffin Glide Wax 100g 200g 500g (-10C/-20C)
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Ski*Go Easy Glide XC Minus 100mL (0C/-25C)
    Easy Glide XC Minus Liquid
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti LF POLAR Paraffin | 60g (-1C/-25C)
    A mid-range paraffin for very cold temperatures.
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti LF GRAPHITE Paraffin | 60g (-1C/-25C)
    A mid-range paraffin for dirty snow.
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti LF ALL TEMP Paraffin | 60g (10C/-20C)
    A universal mid-range low fluoro paraffin.
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti GRIP & GLIDE FOR CROWN & ZERO SKIS (NF) | 80mL (-2C/-20C)
    Grip & glide for crown & zero skis in cold snow.
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti SKIN CARE BLUE FLUOR FREE | 80mL (-2C/-20C)
    Fluoro-free skin ski treatment for cold snow
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti KS Blue Klister | 60g (0C/-15C)
    A general klister for icy snow
    Regular price
    $20.00
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    $20.00
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  • Vauhti GS BASE SUPER LIQUID GRIP (NF) | 80mL (All Temps)
    A liquid base binder.
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    $22.00
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    $22.00
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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.
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    $22.00
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    $22.00
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  • Vauhti KS BASE LIQUID KLISTER (NF) | 80mL (All Temps)
    A liquid klister base binder.
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    $22.00
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    $22.00
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  • Rode FAST CREAM | 50g|400g (20C/-30)
    FAST SPEEDY CREAM
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    $22.00
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    $22.00
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  • Vauhti LF RACE POLAR Paraffin | 45g|90g|180g|540g (-1C/-25C)
    A mid-range paraffin for very cold temperatures.
    Regular price
    $24.00
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    $24.00
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  • Vauhti LF RACE GRAPHITE Paraffin | 45g|90g|180g|540g (-1C/-25C)
    A mid-range paraffin for dirty snow.
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    $24.00
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    $24.00
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  • Vauhti LF RACE ALL TEMP Paraffin | 45g|90g|180g|540g (10C/-20C)
    A universal mid-range low fluoro paraffin.
    Regular price
    $24.00
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    $24.00
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  • Vauhti LF POLAR LIQUID GLIDE | 80mL (-2C/-20C)
    A mid-tier liquid glide wax for cold snow.
    Regular price
    $24.00
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    $24.00
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