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

Jan
24
Sat
all-day Ski Sun Valley @ Sun Valley
Ski Sun Valley @ Sun Valley
Jan 24 – Feb 1 all-day
20 North Stars will fly into Boise and rent 4 vans to get to Sun Valley and to use for the week. Skiing will be on the Sun Valley trails, Galena, and other places in the area (like in 2012). … Continue reading
Jan
27
Tue
all-day Seventh Annual Mid-Week Ski Trip @ AmericInn
Seventh Annual Mid-Week Ski Trip @ AmericInn
Jan 27 – Jan 29 all-day
This is a low-key, low-cost, snow-we-go trip, with a limit of 25 people. We will stay at the AmericInn in Carlton, Minnesota, on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, returning home on Thursday, preferably after a morning ski. We have reserved a … Continue reading
Jan
28
Wed
9:45 am Hike or Ski Lake Elmo Park @ Lake Elmo Park
Hike or Ski Lake Elmo Park @ Lake Elmo Park
Jan 28 @ 9:45 am
We will over the beautiful trails of Lake Elmo Park. Directions: from north or south on hwy 694 turn East on 10th st north and continue going east to Keats Ave., where there is a sign for Lake Elmo Park. … Continue reading
Jan
29
Thu
6:00 pm Ski – If There’s Snow, We’ll Go ... @ Hyland Three Rivers Park
Ski – If There’s Snow, We’ll Go ... @ Hyland Three Rivers Park
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm
After I had posted my listing, I learned that Battle Creek will NOT be making snow. Therefore I needed to change my venue to Hyland. Throughout the ski season I will be leading Thursday gatherings at Hyland Three Rivers Park, … Continue reading

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Meetings & Special Events

Jan
29
Thu
7:00 pm New Member Meeting @ Community Room
New Member Meeting @ Community Room
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm
We would like to invite you to attend a new members meeting with Expo Group.
Feb
10
Tue
6:30 pm General Meeting.  “Looking Throu... @ St. Peter's Church
General Meeting.  “Looking Throu... @ St. Peter's Church
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Enjoy this presentation by by long-time club member, Al Mayer. This is an audience participation picture show of our experience as we biked from Wirth Park to Lake Harriet.”  6:30 p.m. social time; 7 p.m. program.  (Park in lot on west side … Continue reading

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Announcements!

Nominations needed for the Tim Knopp Award for 2015. Contact Cindy or Larry Koehler. clkoehler@usfamily.net

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.