Currently, conditions are very icy. Skins are not working well at all compared to klister. This might change if it snows enough Thursday night. There is also a whole lot of debris (needles, pine cones, twigs) in the tracks.
John Kostrzewa announced his retirement as Head Coach of the Traverse City High School Cross Country Ski Racing Team last Fall after 17 years in the job. It has been a remarkable run of service to the racing community.