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

Dec
21
Sun
1:00 pm Annual Ski and Holiday Potluck @ Hyland Park Visitors Center
Annual Ski and Holiday Potluck @ Hyland Park Visitors Center
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm
This annual event is known for its good food and socializing. Due to our house size we need to limit attendance to 40 people, so please call if you plan on attending the potluck. Socializing begins at 4:00 p.m. We … Continue reading
Dec
27
Sat
all-day Ski Timberland Hills @ Cumberland WI
Ski Timberland Hills @ Cumberland WI
Dec 27 – Dec 28 all-day
Drive over Saturday morning (2 hours) and ski the terrific 25 k of trails at Timberland Hills.  Dinner at a local supper club.  Leader will find accommodations.  Ski again Sunday until your car pool decides to leave.  Bring your own … Continue reading
Dec
31
Wed
10:00 am Ski /Snowshoe, Wirth Park.
Ski /Snowshoe, Wirth Park.
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the main Chalet at 10:00 am so that we can ski or snowshoe at 10:15.  If there is no snow, we will hike.  The chalet is located on Wirth Parkway between MN 55 on the south and Golden … Continue reading
5:00 pm New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Ol' Mexico Restaurante
New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Ol' Mexico Restaurante
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Again we will celebrate the New Year by having dinner with our North Star friends. Members may bring a guest. Arrive for a social hour at 5 pm and dinner (from menu) approximately 6 pm. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED by Dec … Continue reading

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Meetings & Special Events

Dec
21
Sun
1:00 pm Annual Ski and Holiday Potluck @ Hyland Park Visitors Center
Annual Ski and Holiday Potluck @ Hyland Park Visitors Center
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm
This annual event is known for its good food and socializing. Due to our house size we need to limit attendance to 40 people, so please call if you plan on attending the potluck. Socializing begins at 4:00 p.m. We … Continue reading
Dec
27
Sat
all-day Ski Timberland Hills @ Cumberland WI
Ski Timberland Hills @ Cumberland WI
Dec 27 – Dec 28 all-day
Drive over Saturday morning (2 hours) and ski the terrific 25 k of trails at Timberland Hills.  Dinner at a local supper club.  Leader will find accommodations.  Ski again Sunday until your car pool decides to leave.  Bring your own … Continue reading
Dec
31
Wed
10:00 am Ski /Snowshoe, Wirth Park.
Ski /Snowshoe, Wirth Park.
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the main Chalet at 10:00 am so that we can ski or snowshoe at 10:15.  If there is no snow, we will hike.  The chalet is located on Wirth Parkway between MN 55 on the south and Golden … Continue reading
5:00 pm New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Ol' Mexico Restaurante
New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Ol' Mexico Restaurante
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Again we will celebrate the New Year by having dinner with our North Star friends. Members may bring a guest. Arrive for a social hour at 5 pm and dinner (from menu) approximately 6 pm. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED by Dec … Continue reading

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Announcements!

Please note the date change for the Cable trip. The trip is now Jan. 23 -25, 2015.

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

2015 EXTENDED WINTER TRIPS
Sun Valley, Stokely and Norway

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

Trip details are also available on the calendar.