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

                                  webcam www.nysmesonet.org

                        OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 10AM TILL 5PM

10/19/17  6:53AM  37 degrees and partly overcast.  Noon forecast of 62 and mostly sunny.  Daytime high of 67 and sunny and mild.  Friday 62 and mostly sunny.  Weekend looks very nice with 70 each day and partly sunny.  Weather looks good - internet connection not so much.  Had to play with it this morning to be able to do my reports.

 

10/18/17  6:34AM  34 degrees and clear.  After the 24.9 degrees of yesterday I would like to say today feels warmer - still cold.  Noon forecast of 60 and sunny with a daytime high of 65 and lots of sun.  Thursday 67 sunny and mild.  Friday 59 mostly sunny and Saturday 67 with plenty of sunshine.

Average high for todays date is 57 continueing the gradual drop to darn cold.  Nice stretch of fall weather the next few days.  Syracuse Ski Show at the fairgrounds Friday through Sunday.  I will be there Friday and Sunday.  New York State Cross County Ski meeting on Saturday.

 

10/17/17  6:28AM  25 degrees and clear.  Noon forecast of 52 and mostly sunny.  Daytime high of 57 and partly sunny.  I did not see any snow flake here, but higher elevations did see some yesterday. As cold as it feels, the 57 for a high today is very close to the average high of 58.  Wednesday 65 sunny and pleasant. Thursday 67 partly sunny and breezy.  Friday 60 and mostly sunny.  Number of possible daylight hours has dropped below 11 hours with a possible total today of 10 hours and 57 minutes.

 

07/04/17  HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA.  Even with the dsyfunction in Washington, still the greatest place in the world to call home.  Both parties get some of the credit.  Time to get to work and not worry about just getting re-elected. 

 

 I missed the first anniversity of the Mesonet weather station on our premises.  Installed / put in operation June 22, 2016.  Check out all the available data at www.nysmesonet.org    Click on live data - when the map comes up with many dots - play around until you find Osceola.  25 miles east of Lake Ontario, 50 miles NE of Syracuse and located between Redfield and Camden.

 

  Big news - this will be our last season of disc golf in Osceola.  The numbers, while still positive just do not justify me being tied up every weekend all summer.  Grand kids and other time lost make this a difficult but I think correct choice.  Courses will be open this year until Oct. 15th.  As always all ski season members get a free disc golf membership. All discs, accessories and targets are 50% off.  All targets on the course can be reserved for pick up after Oct. 16th with a $10 deposit.  With this $10 deposit you can golf all summer for free.  Innova Pro 28 targets price $425 with 50% off $212.  Innova Discathers targets reg. price $199 with 50% off $99.  Buy three or more targets and get them for $199 and $94 respectively.  Buy 18 and get them for $185 and $89 each. 

 

 We have replaced a car pool page on our website ( not enough people used ) and replaced with a T-Shirt sayings page.  If you know of any non-derogatory T-Shirt sayings e-mail me with them and I will place on this new page.

 

1486 OSCEOLA ROAD - CAMDEN, NY 13316 - 315-599-7377 - www.uxcski.com

 

 PRICE RATES 2017 - 2018  SEASON

Ski trail fees   Adult, weekend day or holiday-  $19

                                   weekday - $ 15

                        Senior ( 62 and up)  $ 15

                        Junior ( 6-15 )  $ 10

                        (5 and under ) free

Ski rentals      Touring package $12

                       Performance package $ 15

                       Youth (170cm and down)  $ 8

Memberships  Individual - $ 145

                        Family - $ 290

                        Senior -  $120

 

 

 

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, no disc golf in the winter months.  (two eighteen hole disc golf courses and pro shop available June 1 through October 31 of each year)

 

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

 

DISC GOLF COURSE(S) OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 8am TILL 6pm - Opens May 31 2014 - Oct 31 2014

 

OPEN HOURS disc golf  PRO SHOP TUESDAYS NOON TILL 6PM

                                                      SATURDAYS 8AM TILL 6PM

                                                      SUNDAYS 8AM TILL 6PM

 

If you golf when the pro shop is not open, the kiosk at the first hole on the south (lodge) side of the road has course maps, scorecards and pencils.  There is an honor box for the $5 green fees which entitles you unlimited play for the day.  In the pro shop we have product from Innova, Vibram and Discraft.  We have a wide selection of discs for sale or rent, along with misc. bags, accessories etc. 

 

APPOINTMENTS AT OFF HOURS ARE NOT A PROBLEM, BUT YOU WOULD NEED TO CALL FIRST TO MAKE SURE THAT I WILL BE AROUND.

 

 

We 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

 

04/16/14  7:25AM  Closed for the ski season.  3 inches of fresh snow this morning.  0k open for skiing.  Thanks for your support.  Hope to see you for disc golf in June or next year skiing. 308 inches for the season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Where to Find Us:

Osceola Tug Hill XC Ski
1486 Osceola Rd

Camden, NY 13316


Phone: +1 315 599 -7377

What's New

two 18 hole disc golf courses and pro shop June 1, 2013 through Oct 31 each year.

 

adding Fischer Ski Company to our product lines

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