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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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

 

03/20/19  6:32AM  13 degrees and partly cloudy.  Noon forecast of 40 Partly sunny.  Daytime high of 44 with clouds and sun.  After almost 3 inches the last two days we have very good skiing.  Day will start as a packed powder surface with set track and skate lanes.  With the warmer temperatures we have a nice day with the conditions swinging to spring skiing as the day goes along. Thursday 42 with possible rain and snow showers.  Friday 37 clouds with some snow.  Saturday possible flurries early and then decreasing clouds.  Sunday mid 40's and sunny.  16 inch plus base.  I expect that we will still be skiing on April 15th.

 

03/19/19  6:23AM  14 degrees and mostly cloudy.  One inch new snow overnight.  Noon forecast of 32 and flurries.  Daytime forecast of 35 with AM snow showers and then some sun.  Wednesday 44 clouds and sun.  Thursday 42 some rain and before changing to snow.  Friday 35 with AM snow showers.  Saturday flurries and 31.  Powder surface with good skating and classic on a 16 inch base. 230 inches of snow for the season.  Average high / low is now up to 43 / 23.  I expect skiable snow until we close for the season on April 15th.

 

03/18/19  6:37AM  10 degrees with mostly clear skies.  One inch new snow overnight.  Noon forecast of 30 and mostly cloudy.  Daytime forecast of 34 with snow showers in the afternoon.  Tuesday 34 with plenty of sunshine.  Wednesday 44 with times of clouds and sun.  Thursday 38 with rain and snow showers.  Next couple of days look very nice for skiing for skate or classic with one inch fresh on a 16 inch plus base.  Wednesday and Thursday spring conditions.

 

  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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