Introduction to Waxing
Looking for the right about of slick and kick? We've got you covered. Take a look at these how-tos and articles.
Glide Waxing: Internal article
A beginners look at the waxing, you'll learn about the following:
- Why wax?
- What you need
- Hot waxing
- Other general tips
Science and Rational Glide Waxing: Link
An excellent (and brand neutral) summary of the science and rationale for glide waxing provided on the Sierra Nordic website.
Kick Waxing: Internal article
A good beginner introduction to learn why, what you need, hot waxing, scraping, general tips and safety for dialing your kick wax.
Waxing Technical Manual On-Line: Link
This pdf file resource offers a comprehensive look at everything from Base Structure to Ironing to the molecular structure of waxes. Very worth your time to look through and save for future reference! Note: When going into the linked site, look on the right side of the page for the Manual pdf link.
"Must Have's" For The Wax Box: Link
From skifaster.net and a top Canadian technician. Some very simple and very effective tips for preparing fast skis.