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

1023/18  6:07AM  29 degrees and mostly clear.  Noon forecast of 48 and mostly cloudy. There is a 49% chance of rain during the noon hour.  Daytime forecast of 51 mostly cloudy with possible heavier showers.  Wednesday 45 rather cloudy.  Thursday 39 periods of sun.  Friday 45 with plenty of sun.  Everybody has a definition for a  MENTAL HEALTH DAY.  For many it is a tranquil cross crountry ski day.  While I definately fall into that group I have a different day in mind.  The day after the mid term elections.  My age lets me remember when political ads were to tell voters about what the candidate wants to accomplish.  Currently, the batch of negative ads is disgusting.  On the good side. there is at least one thing that Washington is bipartisan about.

 

10/22/18  6:07AM  32 degrees with a very light snow falling.  0.2 inches of snow on the ground.  Noon forecast of 40 with a 10% chance of rain or snow.  Daytime forecast of 46 mostly cloudy with a brief shower.  I have seen snow in the air a couple of times - this is the first measurable snow and should be gone as soon as the sun comes up.  2 inch depth ground temperature is 47 degrees.  Tuesday 50 mostly cloudy with a few showers.  Wednesday 42 mostly cloudy.  Thursday 37 clouds and sun and oh yeh cold.  Average high / low for today 56 / 36.  10 hours and 44 minutes of possible daylight.

 

10/21/18  6:11AM  33 degrees and partly cloudy.  Noon forecast of 36 and cloudy.  Daytime forecast of 39 mostly cloudy and windy.  Forecast has snow amounts today from 0.2 to 1.0 inch.  Best chance is in the next couple of hours for snow.  50% chance of snow each of the next two hours.  A 7% chance of snow during the noon hour.  Monday 46 mostly cloudy with a brief shower.  Tuesday mostly cloudy with a few showers.  Wednesday 40 with a passing shower or two.  Average high / low for today 57 / 36.  Today is the last day of the ski show in Syracuse.

 

  It can be hard walking away from something you love.

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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