Welcome to North Star Ski Touring Club

OUR PASSION is CROSS COUNTRY SKIING, but we also bike, canoe, kayak, dance, socialize, develop and maintain trails

The 650-member North Star Ski Touring Club is the largest ski touring club in the lower 48. Formed in 1967, the club sponsors a year-round schedule of activities including day, weekend, and week-long trips to many locations in North America and Europe.

Share your love of the outdoors with friends while participating in one of our many year-round activites.

Upcoming Events

Sep
9
Wed
9:30 am Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Bike Ride @ Rice Creek North Regional Trail Park
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Bike Ride @ Rice Creek North Regional Trail Park
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am
Sept 09, Wed. {W}. Meet at 9:30 a.m.; bike at 9:45. Bike thru Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park and Rice Creek North Trail Park; bike city streets and trails of Shoreview and Lino Lakes. We’ll bike past 7 lakes. … Continue reading
Sep
13
Sun
all-day Bike Trip Root River @ Cedar Valley Resort
Bike Trip Root River @ Cedar Valley Resort
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
Bike along the paved Root River Trail in the Lanesboro area. The Root River State Bike Trail, is rated #1 bike trail in the state. Enjoy the beautiful views in Bluff Country as the trail winds along the Root River. … Continue reading
10:00 am Hike – Kids Explore Westwood Hills @ Westwood Hills Nature Center in
Hike – Kids Explore Westwood Hills @ Westwood Hills Nature Center in
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am
Join Sammy, Joey and their Nana (Dana Siskind)  as we explore   We will walk the paths and floating walkway and enjoy the fall colors. They have some nice exhibits in the nature center.  Meet at the playground by the … Continue reading
Sep
16
Wed
9:45 am Bike NE Mpls @ Winslow House Condominiums
Bike NE Mpls @ Winslow House Condominiums
Sep 16 @ 9:45 am
This is a mapless, 25-mile bike ride on city streets and bike paths. Meet at my home at 9:45 a.m. and ride at 10:00. Ride through NE Mpls. to St. Anthony Parkway, across the Camden Bridge to Memorial Parkway, Victory … Continue reading

Meetings & Special Events

Oct
13
Tue
6:30 pm General Meeting.  “The latest cr... @  St. Peter's Church
General Meeting.  “The latest cr... @  St. Peter's Church
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm
 6:30 p.m. Social time; 7 p.m. Program.  (Park in lot on west side of church.) Jenny Beckman is a ski coach and a marketing associate for Salomon. She will present the latest news about gear and technology in cross-country skiing, … Continue reading

Announcements!

It's time to start planning the winter ski trips! Please contact the Trips Coordinators with your trips and plans.

Photos are needed for the website, Loype and Facebook. Send to photos@north-stars.org.

2016 EXTENDED WINTER TRIPS

Stokley Creek, New England, Gunflint Lodge & Norway!

Click on link below to view the details of the trips:
Link to trips

Trip details are also available on the calendar.