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

Aug
29
Mon
5:00 pm Easy, Social Bike Ride @ Jewish Community Center
Easy, Social Bike Ride @ Jewish Community Center
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm
This will be the last Easy Social Ride of the 2016 biking season. Meet at 5:00 pm at the Jewish Community Center so that the ride can begin at 5:15. This 16 mile ride will be my “Linking of the … Continue reading
6:30 pm Winter Trips Planning Meeting @ Jane's House
Winter Trips Planning Meeting @ Jane's House
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm
Trips Coordinators Jim Ruhl and Jane Laub will host a winter trips planning meeting at Jane’s house, 5421 Pompano Drive, Hopkins, MN 55343. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and snacks and beverages will be provided. Anyone with an interest … Continue reading
Aug
31
Wed
9:45 am Bike Al’s Annual Trail of the Al... @ Fish Lake Regional Park
Bike Al’s Annual Trail of the Al... @ Fish Lake Regional Park
Aug 31 @ 9:45 am
Due to a ramp closure on I-494 (CR 10 ramp closed for north bound traffic) and the fact that Alleygators does not exist anymore, the starting point is being changed to Fish Lake Regional Park. We will still meet at … Continue reading
Sep
7
Wed
9:45 am Bike Scandia/Lindstrom.  @ Scandia Community Center
Bike Scandia/Lindstrom.  @ Scandia Community Center
Sep 7 @ 9:45 am
This is Kem Pomeroy’s 30-mile rural ride on county roads with little traffic and few hills. Meet at 9:30 a.m.; ride at 9:45. There will be a rest stop at 17 miles at the Lindstrom Dairy Queen. Multiple options for … Continue reading

Meetings & Special Events

Aug
29
Mon
6:30 pm Winter Trips Planning Meeting @ Jane's House
Winter Trips Planning Meeting @ Jane's House
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm
Trips Coordinators Jim Ruhl and Jane Laub will host a winter trips planning meeting at Jane’s house, 5421 Pompano Drive, Hopkins, MN 55343. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and snacks and beverages will be provided. Anyone with an interest … Continue reading

Announcements!

Winter Trips Planning Meeting - Monday, August 29th!

GRANT AWARDED TO THE LOPPET FOUNDATION
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Photos are needed for the website, Loype and Facebook. Send to photos@north-stars.org.

2017 EXTENDED WINTER TRIPS
Silver Star, Bearskin Lodge, Stokley Creek, Norway!

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

Trip details are also available on the calendar.