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

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

 

02/23/19  6:43AM  24 degrees and cloudy.  Noon forecast of 33 and partly sunny.  Daytime forecast of 38 with some sun then clouds.  Set track and skate lanes on entire system.  We are able to set a full depth track on machine groomed trails with a 8-10 inch base.  A little faster this morning, a little slower after 11AM as the temperatures warm to 38 for a high.  Today looks to be the much better of the weekend days for skiing.  Sunday looks to to rainy and quite windy.  Warming Sunday to the mid 40's - the snow will be fine, weather is a wait and see.  Monday 25 again quite windy and cold.  3-6 inches of snow in the forecast for Sunday night through Monday.  Tuesday 16 a little snow at times.

 

02/22/19  5:59AM  27 degrees with a light snow.  Noon forecast of 31 and partly cloudy.  Daytime forecast of 33 with clouds and sun.  I will be grooming this morning.  Just a dusting of snow so far so I will be mixing a thin layer of snow that is under a thin layer sleet of  from yesterday.  Machine groomed / loose granular.  Set track and skate lanes.  It will be skiable, but quicker than normal for Osceola.  Saturday 39 with intervals of clouds and sun.  Saturday looks like the best day of the weekend.  Sunday warmer but rainy.  A high of mid 40's with some rain.  Monday 26 with snow showers and 3-6 inches of snow in the forecast.

 

02/21/19  6:02AM  33 degrees and misty.  Noon forecast of 36 and cloudy.  Daytime forecast of 36 and misty in the morning.  Pretty icy at the moment.  Probably best to wait a couple of days.  There is snow in the forecast for overnight tonight.  Way to early to see what will happen in the next 24-48 hours.  At least for today icy.  Friday 32 with times of clouds and sun.  Saturday 39 with intervals of clouds and sun.   Sunday 46 milder with some rain.  

 

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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