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

07/20/18  6:00AM  49 degrees and mostly clear.  Noon forecast of 79 and mostly sunny.  Daytime high of 84 and mostly sunny.  Saturday 79 with times of sun - nice.  Sunday 74 with a little morning rain.  Monday 80 with possible tunderstorms.  Average high / low for Osceola is 81 / 59.  Back under 15 hours of possible sunlight at 14:58 today.  All str break is over and the Mets have an inter league series starting tonight with the Yankees.  Go Amazings.

 

07/19/18  6:07AM  44 degrees with a hazy sky.  Noon forecast of 73 and sunny.  Daytime high of 78 with plenty of sun.  Friday 84 and mostly sunny.  Saturday 80 with clouds and sun.  Sunday 76 with thunderstorms in spots.  With the all star break still in effect no baseball to watch last night.  I found a station showing 1963 re-runs of Petticoat Junction.  A sit - com that was kind of hokey and not even in a color broadcast yet.  I used to watch this show when we only got two stations and almost all in black and white.  Funny show and I would probably watch now if it was on with 100 plus stations possible to choose from.

 

07/18/18  6:13AM  57 degrees blue skis and a few clouds.  Noon forecast of 68 and mostly sunny.  Daytime high of 72 and mostly sunny.  Thursday 78 and plenty of sunshine.  Friday 85 and mostly sunny.  Saturday 81 with clouds and sun - nice forcast.  Average high / low for today's date in Osceola is 81 / 59.  !5 hours and 2 minutes of possible sunlight today.  Over the last 28 hours we have picked up 0.24 inches of rain.  No rain in the forecast until Sunday late - Monday.

 

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.  Groomed daily with an Alpina Sherpa featuring a 4 cylindar Peugot engine and a 84 inch Yellowstone track system groomer that get 2 passes on the entire trail system. 

 

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 also groom with an Alpina Sherpa.  This is a 1.6L, 4 cylindar truck on a snowmobile frame.  An Italian made machine designed for pulling and climbing in the Alps.  This machine produces 75HP and 82 lb-ft.

 

One of the main advantages we have in Osceola Is a wealth of fresh soft snow.  At 0.38 pounds per square inch ground pressure the Shepa 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).  More specs. and pictures on www.alpinasnowmobiles.com

 

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 Alpina is 1180 pounds dry weight, the Ginzu groomer is 330 pounds.  To give you a feel for the size of this equipment, the work class snowmobile from Bombardier the Skandic super wide track is 650 pounds.  Two passes on all the trails with a touch of overlap gives you trail widths of 12 to 14 foot with classic track and skate lanes.   www.yellowstonetrack.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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