Tuesday morning. -6° to -5°, sunny, very windy.
Classic — Bluestem, Chickadee, Esker west of Chickadee: Perfectly formed, very firm tracks with occasional sections of pine cones and other forest material that sometimes stuck to Anita’s -1° to -2° grip wax. The tracks will possibly be glazed by tomorrow, which will neccessiate and even stickier grip wax.
Skate — Group Use Road, including the two optional loops: Very firm, blazing fast track that was just barely soft enough for a good push off. It would be even better at a few degrees warmer. Conversely, it would be difficult to skate on it at 5 degrees colder. Some heel divots from walkers and sections of pine cones, but not enough to affect skiing.