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

May
24
Sun
10:00 am Bike – Mel’s Annual Memorial Ride @ Sal's Angus Bar Grill
Bike – Mel’s Annual Memorial Ride @ Sal's Angus Bar Grill
May 24 @ 10:00 am
I am changing the venue this year since we’ve had difficulty the last two years gathering as a group for lunch in busy downtown Hudson. Let’s explore northern Washington County on a route that is a favorite of many North … Continue reading
May
25
Mon
10:00 am Memorial Day Celebration Honorin... @ Lakewood Cemetery
Memorial Day Celebration Honorin... @ Lakewood Cemetery
May 25 @ 10:00 am
Memorial Day Celebration Honoring Our Vietnam  FFI: lakewoodcemetery.com 612-822-2171. Veterans at Lakewood Cemetery – 3600 Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis – 10:30 a.m. Memorial Day ceremony is held near the Soldiers Memorial monument at 10:30 am This year’s ceremony will include: Gospel … Continue reading
5:00 pm Easy Going Ride – Fort Snelling @ Fort Snelling
Easy Going Ride – Fort Snelling @ Fort Snelling
May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Monday Easy-going bike ride will leave from Fort Snelling. The ride will cover less than 20 miles. Meet at 5:00 pm and ride at 5:15. We will eat at Fat Lorenzos after the ride. Directions: Fort Snelling: From West, take … Continue reading
May
27
Wed
9:30 am Bike Cannon Falls to Red Wing @ Canon Valley Trail access parking lot
Bike Cannon Falls to Red Wing @ Canon Valley Trail access parking lot
May 27 @ 9:30 am
Meet at the Cannon Valley Trail access parking lot on Cty Rd 19 in downtown Cannon Falls. On this annual 45-mile round trip we will bike along county roads, eat lunch at the Bierstube in Red Wing, and return via … Continue reading

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Meetings & Special Events

Aug
2
Sun
4:30 pm Annual Picnic @ Hidden Falls Shelter
Annual Picnic @ Hidden Falls Shelter
Aug 2 @ 4:30 pm
Meet at 4:30 p.m., eat at 5:00 Mark your calendar now. Join North Star friends for fun, great food and a lot of good conversation. To continue our tradition of reducing trash, please bring your own recyclable/reusable plates, napkins, utensils … Continue reading

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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.