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

01/22/19  6:02AM  Negative 23 and mostly clear.  Noon forecast warms to 10.  Daytime forecast of 17 and partly sunny with very little wind at 1-3MPH.  Warms 40 degrees today from this mornings low.  Wednesday 37 with some morning snow.  Most forecast have a mixed precipitation coming in around 3PM before switching back to some.  Thursday 33 with a little AM snow.  Friday 20 with a couple of snow squalls.  Totals for this date last year - 16 inches of snow on the ground and 148 inches for the season.  Today we have 18 inches of snow on the ground and 121 inches for the season.  I have packed the trails for 7 hours over the last 2 days.  I will set track and grade entire system this morning.  About 20 inches of new snow in the last 4 days.

 

01/21/19  6:15AM  Negative 14 with a light snowfall.  Noon forecast of negative 2 and light snow.  Daytime Above 3 with snow showers.  With 10 - 20MHP winds real feel is negative 20 or colder.  Good snow conditions.  Everything was packed yesterday with just the Polaris.  I will pack again this morning.  Very soft for skating.  Skied in tracks.  15 inches of snow in the last 48 hours.  5 inches new snow in the last 24 hours.  Tuesday is not as cold at 18.  Wednesday 37 with periods of snow in the AM.  Thursday 33 with a little AM snow.  Average high / low for today is 29 / 12.  One hundred and twenty one inches of snow for the season.

 

01/20/19  7:05AM  18 degrees with a moderate snow.  Noon forecast of 10 and cloudy and a 20 MPH.  Winds are slightly higher before noon and lessening after the noon hour.  Daytime forecast of 15 with some heavy early snow ( 3 to 6 inches in the forecast ).  About 10 inches overnight.  I will be rolling trails this morning.  Very soft for skating.  Skied in tracks. Blowing snow will in all likelyhood cover any tracks in short order.  Cold today - even colder Monday with a high around 4 degrees.  Tuesday moderates some to reach 17 degrees.  Wednesday looks to make it to the mid 30's.  In the short term this storm keeps skiers away, in the longer run though, when the cities see snow, more skiers think about skiing.  

 

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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