Come XC ski at OSCEOLA in the TUG HILL PLATEAU XC SKI CENTER, CAMDEN, NY. Cathy Marvin is the OCXC (cross country) chair and organizer for this outing. Feel free to email her at [masked] or [masked]. You can sign up here and I'll forward the info to her as well.
According to Osceola's daily reports they're getting snow for the last 3 days - approx. 1 inches a day with a Spring warm up on Fri. and Sat. They've received over 300 INCHES for the season as of today.
Osceola Tug Hill Plateau Adirondack Ski Center = http://www.uxcski.com/
Walk-ons are welcome at all stops as noted below. Please take note to the departure times at the respective locations.
Crossgates Mall: Departure - 7:00AM - The parking area is located in between the traffic lights at the eastern end of the Mall. It is 20 yards from the light for the I-87 on ramp and a few feet before the turn that takes you over to Crossgates Commons. = http://www.ocskiclub.org/buses/crossgates-parking.pdf
Scotia CDTA Park-n-Ride - 7:20AM - Exit 26 Thruway, Van Buren Ln & Route 5, Scotia NY 12302
*Amsterdam CDTA Park-n-Ride - 7:40AM Exit 27 Thruway, 5501 Route 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010
*If you want to be picked-up here you have to notify Cathy by email: [masked]
The bus is $10 for members and applicants and $15 for guests. Since we are a large group, we get a group rate for trail passes. We are going where there is plenty of snow!
Trail pass is $12 and only $9 for youngsters 62 and older.
Rentals are only $10. If you are considering buying equipment, this is the place to shop - EVERYTHING IS ON SALE!! They have a snack bar that has hot drinks and snacks only, so bring a lunch.
We'll have a HAPPY HOUR ON THE RIDE HOME TO CELEBRATE THE END OF A GREAT xc season!!!
Questions? Send email to: [masked]
We will be leaving the mountain at 4:00 pm.
NOTE - BUS WILL RUN ONLY IF THERE ARE 21 BUS SIGN UPS BY FRIDAY (3/28/14) 10AM!
The link below has more OCXC - Nordic bus info. PAYPAL SIGN UP IS ON THE RIGHT OF THE PAGE. http://www.ocskiclub.org/buses/info-xcb.htm
PS - Water will be supplied on ride home. You may bring soda, beer and wine for your consumption. The OC tradition is that many people bring snacks/cookies etc. to share on ride home. It would really help if people paid by PayPal before Thurs at 6pm so Cathy knows if we have enough when she goes to OC meeting. - Thanks - AG