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A few spaces left at Mike’s waxing clinics

Mike Stern has a few spots left on his next couple of practical ski waxing clinics at 7 PM on either Tuesday 6 or 13 February.  Get a waxing refresher before the Birkie ski race.  In these clinics you will be taught you how to clean and prepare your cross-country skis and learn how to apply hot glide wax and also grip wax to the relevant areas of your own skis. These are hands-on sessions and he will show you how each task is done and then get you to practice with his help on your own skis. At the end of the session you will end up with a set of fully waxed skis. The clinics usually last up to three hours and are normally limited to a maximum of four people per session. All waxes and tools are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. The clinics are suitable for novice to intermediate skiers. A comprehensive step-by-step ski waxing guide is included which is followed during the clinics. The cost of each clinic is $15 per person of which $2 is donated to the Edmonton Nordic Trail grooming fund.   If interested in coming please contact Mike Stern at 780-433-4328 H or 780-984-2360 C or mikestern@telus.net   
Ski Waxing Frames/Forms
He also has made some more ski waxing frames/forms. They will fit any length ski from an infant to a full length adult ski.  The normal cost will be $60 but he will be discounting them at $50 to people who attend any of his waxing clinics this season. (Note that a shop bought frame will set you back at least $150).

Ski Waxing Clinics with Mike

Mike Stern will be conducting more practical ski waxing clinics after the new year from the basement of his house. In these clinics you will be taught you how to clean and prepare your cross-country skis and learn how to apply hot glide wax and also grip wax to the relevant areas of your own skis. These are hands-on sessions and he will show you how each task is done and then get you to practice with his help on your own skis. At the end of the session you will end up with a set of fully waxed skis.

The clinics usually last up to three hours and are normally limited to a maximum of four people per session. All waxes and tools are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. The clinics are suitable for novice to intermediate skiers. A comprehensive step-by-step ski waxing guide is included which is followed during the clinics. The cost of each clinic is $15 per person of which $2 is donated to the Edmonton Nordic Trail grooming fund.   The clinics start at 7 PM.   The dates for this series of clinics are:

  • Wed 10 Jan
  • Tue 16 Jan
  • Tue 23 Jan
  • Tue 30 Jan
  • Tue 06 Feb
  • Tue 13 Feb

Other clinics may be added according to demand. Please note some dates may change depending on his other commitments. If interested in coming please contact Mike Stern at 780-433-4328 H or 780-984-2360 C or mikestern@telus.net stating your preferred and alternative dates.

 

Ski Waxing Frames/Forms

This year again as a service to skiers, he will be also selling his ski waxing frames/forms. The normal cost will be $60 but he will be discounting them at $50 to people who attend any of his waxing clinics this season. (Note that a shop bought frame will set you back at least $150).

Waxing with Mike – space this Saturday

Mike Stern has a couple of vacancies on his practical waxing clinics on Sat 18 Nov at 9 AM and Mon 20 Nov at 7 PM.  The cost is $15.   If interested in attending please contact him at 780-433-4328 or mikestern@telus.net

2017/2018 Waxing Clinics with Mike

Join Mike Stern at one of his waxing clinics this ski season.

Details can be found HERE

Mike’s Waxing Clinics

Mike Stern still has a couple of spots left on his hands-on ski waxing clinics on Mondays 23 & 30 Jan starting at 7 PM.

  • Cost is $15 of which $2 is donated to the ENSC trail grooming fund.
  • He also has only  a couple of his ski waxing frames/forms left at $60.
  • If interested in either please contact him at 780-433-4328 or mikestern@telus.net

Mike’s Waxing Clinics

Do you want to learn how to glide and grip wax your skis or do you just need a refresher to brush up your skills?  Sign up for a hands-on practical ski waxing clinic where you are helped to:

  • Select the correct tools and equipment
  • Prepare your skis
  • Apply hot glide wax
  • Apply grip wax to classical skis including a base binder

 

In addition you will receive a step-by-step ski waxing guide based on the techniques you have learnt in the clinic.   The clinics cost $15 per person of which $2 is donated to the Edmonton Nordic Trail Grooming Fund.

 

2017 Dates are:

  • Clinic #10 Monday Jan 09 at 7 PM
  • Clinic #11 Monday Jan 16 at 7 PM
  • Clinic #12 Monday Jan 23 at 7 PM
  • Clinic #13 Monday Jan 30 at 7 PM
  • Clinic #14 Monday Feb 06 at 7 PM
  • Clinic #15 Monday Feb 13 at 7 PM

 

Clinics are usually limited to four people and usually last 2.5 – 3 hours.  If interested in taking one please contact Mike Stern at 780-433-4328 or mikestern@telus.net stating your preferred dates.

Mike’s Waxing Clinics

 I still have a few spots left on my practical ski waxing clinics on Mon 19 Dec & Thu 29 Dec both starting at 7 PM.  Cost $15.  If interested please contact him at mikestern@telus.net
More clinics are planned in the new year mainly on the Monday evenings depending on work commitments.   I also have made up another batch of ski waxing forms/frames which I am selling at $60 each or $50 to anyone who attends one of my waxing clinics this season.

Mike’s Waxing Clinics

Mike Stern has a few spots left on his following practical ski waxing clinics.
  • #4 Sat 26 Nov at 9 AM
  • #5 Mon 28 Nov at 7 PM
  • #6 Sat 10 Dec at 9 AM
  • #8 Mon 19 Dec at 7 PM
  • #9 Thu 29 Dec at 7 PM
Note, the Mon Dec 12 clinic is currently full. 
Please contact him to reserve a spot and nearer the date he will send more details and a copy of his step-by-step ski waxing guide.  The cost per clinic is $15 per person of which a portion is donated to the Edmonton Nordic trail grooming fund.  He plans to put on more clinics in the new year mainly on Monday evenings throughout the season according to demand and work commitments.
He is also making up a new batch of his ski waxing frames (forms) that are designed to be clamped to a bench or table.  He isselling them at $60 each or $50 to people who have attended on of his waxing clinics during this season.

Mike’s Waxing Clinics

Mike Stern has this year’s schedule of waxing clinics ready to go/

Please follow this link to find our more information

Mike’s Waxing Clinics – Just a few spots left

Mike Stern still has a few spots left on some of his last remaining practical ski waxing clinics that are held in the basement of his house.  These spots will be given to the first people to respond.  These are the last clinics he has scheduled before the Canadian Birkebeiner on Sat 13 Feb.  So here is an opportunity to brush up your waxing skills before this big event.   If there is demand (& we still have enough snow) he may conduct one or two more clinics in early March.

In these clinics you will be taught how to clean and prepare your cross-country skis and also learn how to apply hot glide wax and grip wax to the relevant areas of your own skis.  These are hands-on sessions and he will show you how each task is done and then get you to practice with his help on your own skis.  At the end of the session you will end up with a set of fully waxed skis.

The clinics usually last up to three hours and are limited to a maximum of four people per session.  All waxes and tools are provided but you are welcome to bring your own.  The clinics are suitable for novice to intermediate skiers. A comprehensive step-by-step ski waxing guide is included with the clinic.  The cost of each clinic is $15 per person of which he donates $2 to the Edmonton Nordic trail grooming fund.

All evening clinics will start at 7 PM.

The dates available are:

#18.    Tue 2 Feb – 1 spot

#19    Mon 8 Feb – 3 spots

If interested in coming please contact Mike Stern at 780-433-4328 H or 780-984-2360 C or mikestern@telus.net

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