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.    

SKI CONDITIONS - below or - CALL 315-599-7377 - WEBCAM www.NorthernChateau.com

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                        OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 10AM TILL 5PM

01/18/19  7:04AM  20 degrees and light snow.  Noon forecast of 29 and some snow.  Daytime forecast of 31 and light snow.  Snowfall forecast for today 1-3 inches.  Saturday looks good until late afternoon.  Light snow until 4PM, moderate snowfall untill 8-9PM and heavy snowfall overnight.  Forecast for Saturday is 2-6 inches.  Sunday 9 degrees and cloudy - snow 3 - 6 inches.  Monday 2 degrees and snow showers.  Over the 3 days 10 to 20 inches of snow in the forecast.  This snowfall is getting a lot of attention by the media because it will be wide spread.  In a normal winter Osceola gets 4-6 lake effect events with 20 inches or more.  Still a lot of snow, but not unusual for here.  Packed powder with set track and skate lanes on 5-9 inch base.  Note from yesterday - our long delayed boot order is in.

 

01/17/19  5:43AM  Negative 8 with clear skies.  Two inches of new snow yesterday during the day.  Noon forecast of 14 and partly sunny.  Daytime 20 with some sun.  Friday 31 mostly cloudy and snow showers.  Saturday 14 with afternoon snow  ( 2-4" ).  Sunday 11 cloudy wind and snow.  Set track and skate lane on entire system.  Packed powder surface on a 4-8 inch base.  Very nice conditions - new ski worthy.  A bit on the chilly side, but some sun and not much wind today ( 3-5 MPH ).  FINALLY - my back ordered boots are in.  We received 73 pair of back order boots in yesterday from Alpina.  Mostly A-Combi and T-30 models.  

 

01/16/19  7:08AM  25 degrees and overcast.  Noon forecast of 31 and cloudy.  There is a 47% chance of snow during the noon hour.  Daytime forecast of 31 snow at times, 1-3 inches in the forecast, breezy.  Thursday 20 mostly cloudy and colder.  Friday 30 mostly cloudy and snow showers.  Saturday 13 cloudy with PM snow.

 

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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