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Adventures, anecdotes, stories, but not hard news

Conditions at Lake Denmark

The wide temperature swings of the last few days gave the local snow an icy crust. I’m just not up for skiing in purple klister conditions when the trails are self-groomed. Today I opted to roller ski at Lake Denmark.…

Lake Placid Loppet: a Tough Day at the Office

Long story short:  good glide and inadequate kick. Instead of obsessively waxing multiple pairs of skis, I tested grinds on Friday and prepared a single pair with a fairly open structure.  On race day morning, I corked seven thin layers…