Disc Golf courses and pro shop are closed in Osceola
Disc Golf courses and pro shop are closed in Osceola
Osceola Tug Hill XC Ski
Osceola Tug Hill XC Ski

Welcome to Osceola Tug Hill XC Ski Ctr.    

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                        OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 10AM TILL 5PM

Osceola Tug Hill Cross Country Ski Center inc. is for sale.  Special meeting March 2, 2019 to explore options.  See Ski Center for sale page.  We invite anyone interested in keeping the Osceola Tug Hill Cross Country ski center open as a ski center to this meeting.  If you are unable to attend and want to be kept up to date about what happened at the meeting, communications in what can happen, or just want to keep up to date, e-mail us at uxcski@gmail.com and put March 2 meeting in the subject line - we will add you to our e-mail list.  The Rome Sentinel just did a nice article about the ski center being for sale with the following link   https://romesentinel.com/stories/owners-of-osceola-cross-country-center-look-to-get-out-after-nearly-40-years,72678?

Thanks for your consideration in this matter>   Hugh

 

MARCH 2 MEETING UPDATE - SEE SKI CENTER FOR SALE PAGE!

 

05/22/19  7:08AM  33 degrees and clear.  Noon forecast of 60 and mostly sunny.  Daytime forecast of 67 and partly sunny.  Thursday 70 with possible heavy thunderstorms in the PM.  Friday 60 with intervals of clouds and sun.  Saturday 67 and cloudy.  Hopefully the Mets hit the low spot of thier season after losing 5 straight.  They have now won two in a row with a walk off win last night.  Roller coaster weather - Roller coaster Met fandom.

 

05/21/19  7:00AM  42 degrees and overcast.  Noon forecast of 53 and partly cloudy.  Daytime forecast 59 with times of clouds and sun.  Wednesday 67 more sun than clouds.  Thursday 70 with possible heavy thunderstorms in the PM.  Friday 64 with intervals of clouds and sun.  Very little change in the weather from the norm.  Running below average on the whole.  .  Lots of up and down and shattered showers.  Welcome to spring in upstate New York.  Average high has finally reached 70.  Well below today.  Average low is 46 for todays date.

 

05/20/19  7:00AM  62 degrees and partly cloudy.  Noon forecast of 68 and partly cloudy.  Daytime forecast of 68 with showers and thunderstorms.  Severe thunderstorms of last evening and last night not as bad as forecast.  We did receive 0.54 inch of rain and one very isolated gust of wind at 28MPH.  This weather station is somewhat protected from the wind, so recorded speeds are always probably a little low.  Tuesday 58 clouds and sun.  Wednesday 65 partly sunny.  Thursday 69 with thunderstorms in spots.  After playing decent ball over a week,  the Mets have fallen into a funk - losing 5 games in a row.  The last 3 to the team with the worst record in the league.  We did hit 82 for a high yesterday.   Goooo weather!

 

  I have placed a summary of the March 2 meeting on the ski center for sale page.  Also included is a questionaire that if you have time I would love to hear where you would like to see the ski center go.  Questionaires will be available at the ski center.  If you prefer to print it out and mail that is also very helpfull.  Thanks for your help

 

The Osceola Tug Hill Cross Country Ski Center Inc is dedicated to the best cross country skiing possible.  With this in mind, we only offer cross country skiing (winter months).  No hiking, no tubing, no pets, no snowshoes..  

 

40k of groomed ski trails for both classic and skate techniques.   84 inch Yellowstone track system groomer that get 2 passes on the entire trail system for a skate lane and set tracks.

 

Largest selection of nordic or cross country ski equipment in the northeast.  Hundreds of skis available to rent under our RENTAFLEXIBILY program where all rentals are credited toward purchase if you so desire.

OPEN HOURS SKI SEASON - 7 DAYS A WEEK 10AM TILL 5PM

 

APPOINTMENTS AT OFF HOURS ARE NOT A PROBLEM, BUT YOU WOULD NEED TO CALL FIRST TO MAKE SURE THAT I WILL BE AROUND.

 

WE HAVE TWO GROOMERS, OUR NEW ONE THIS YEAR IS A POLARIS EPS 1000.  TRACKED MACHINE GENERATING 80+ HORSE POWER.  IMPLEMENTS INCLUDE ROLLER, DISC DRAG, YORK RAKE AND TWO YELLOWSTONE 84 INCH GINZU GROOMERS.

 

 

We are now grooming with two Polaris Rangers.  Heated cab means more now than it used to.  Picture to the left is the Red Camp across from the main lodge that we rent.

 

One of the main advantages we have in Osceola Is a wealth of fresh soft snow.  The way we groom allows us the abilty to groom - renovate - pack any amount of snow.  This lets our skiing stay firm to the ski for skate skiing.  Set track for classic and no rug burns for those inadvertant sudden stops (falls).  

 

I use a Yellowstone 84 inch Ginzu groomer. With 250 pounds of down pressure we have the ability to smooth out all snow regardless of the age.  The Ginzu groomer is 330 pounds.   www.yellowstonetrack.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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