Race Wax & Stone Grind Services
A guided ski experience, Kristy and Stephanie will lead a group of first-time Birkie event skiers, emphasizing "eventing" vs racing. Basic instruction, advice and regular outings beginning December 6th will culminate Feb 24, skiing the Prince Haakon. This program is geared toward those new to cross-country skiing, those returning to the sport or recreational skiers who want to give "eventing" a try. "Eventing" - A cross between touring and racing. Fee: $150, which includes entry to Prince Haakon and a regular-season Birkie Trail Pass (Groomed, natural snow. Valid once the Birkie Trail officially opens). (Total $235 value.)The pass does not include the snowmaking loop at the Birkie start area. Prince Haakon entry is non-transferable. Proceeds will be donated to a local young athlete program of our choosing. Details: Program will meet Tuesdays, 5:30 pm at 'OO' warming hut in Seeley. Skiing will be under the lights of the 'OO' loops until later in the program. There may be one or two Saturday sessions to be decided on by the group. The tentative start date, weather depending, is Dec. 6th. Limited to 25 participants. For further information contact: Stephanie Martin at the Birkie office 715-634-5025. Kristy or Joel Harrison at New Moon 715-634-8685.
$70.00 - $100.00
Approximate temp range: 32F, wet slop or corn snow. We’ve all been there, and you must be ready with some special skis. As the title suggests, this grind can channel water like a rain gutter, — a necessity for warm weather racing. Intended for 32°F and warmer, this grind utilizes deep channels to handle snow moisture and reduce speed-killing suction, while helping your skis move over wet transformed and corn snow crystals that are associated with warm-weather and spring skiing. Are your sleeves and tights rolled up? Are your boots soaking wet? This is the grind! Our stone grind services begin in November. In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
$70.00 - $100.00
Approximate temp range: 0F to 30F, fresh to moderately transformed snows. The New Moon Universal Cold is a versatile grind that will bring new and old skis back to factory condition with fast, flat bases. We recommend this grind if you ski one pair of skis in many different conditions. This versatile grind works especially well for highly variable Midwestern and New England snow conditions, including new snow, moderately transformed snow, machine-tilled and man-made snow — always a safe choice for the high school or citizen racer. A super grind for racers relying on one pair of skis. Single pair owners skiing in regions with faster snow transformation due to freeze-thaw cycles, heavy traffic, or heavy tilling should consider the Universal Warm grind Our stone grind services begin in November. In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
$70.00 - $100.00
Approximate temp range: 20F to 35F, moderately to heavily transformed and refrozen or icy snows. Transformed snows are the real key here, more so than temperature. This is a moisture management grind ideal for regions or calendar periods with freeze-thaw cycles. Perfect for glazed classic tracks – even well below 20F. This can be an excellent race grind for late season, but not for wet, slop snow or corn snow. For slop see the "t-shirt grind". Our stone grind services begin in November. In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
$69.99 - $99.99
Approximate temp range: 20F and colder, fresh to lightly transformed snows. Perfect for your cold day race skis, this is an ultra-fine, linear grind for the really cold days on the trail. A fine linear pattern minimizes friction on cold, fresh snow crystals and is recommended for those days you walk out and hear the snow squeak under your feet. Old Man Winter is a shallow, low-impact grind that can be refreshed and repeated many times. Extremely popular in the Upper Midwest and Rockies. Our stone grind services begin in November. In the Spring, skis will be scheduled to be ground on a batch by batch basis. Call New Moon for grind dates. 800-754-8685.
Enjoy Birkie Week - leave the waxing to New Moon! For both Skate and Classic skis. Race prep at a lower cost. Everyone should enjoy fast skis. This option is an affordable option for the more casual racer. *Note to Classic Skiers: To avoid additional charges please make sure all kick wax is removed prior to drop off. A Few Simple Steps to Follow: 1) Pre-order Haakon Budget Wax Service here on this page. 2) Print your order confirmation and secure to your skis with masking tape. 3) Mark your skis with your name and phone # on masking tape. 4) Drop your skis off at New Moon OR carefully pack, insure, and ship your skis to: New Moon Birkie Wax Service, 15569 US Hwy 63, Hayward WI 54843. Skis should be at New Moon no later than Thursday 10am. We do not receive shipments on Saturdays and Sundays so allow sufficient travel or transit time so that your skis arrive in a timely manner. Curbside drop off and pick up is available. As a US Ski & Snowboard sanctioned event, no fluoro wax will be allowed at the 2022 Birkie events. Testing by USSA Good Luck at the 2022 Prince Haakon!
This is an add-on service for our Glide Waxing Service. Includes all necessary kick zone prep and binder layers. Please mark your kick zone. If you are unsure, please indicate your weight and experience in detail in the 'comments' field at checkout. This will help us determine your kick zone. *Final kick wax application is the skier's responsibility.
This is an add-on service for our Glide Waxing Service. Includes skin pattern cleaning and high-performance glide anti-icing and glide treatment applied to the skin pattern. Important for all snow conditions, but vital for dirty or wet snow conditions.
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