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

8:30 am Hike or Run – Fitness and Waffles @ Gear West
Hike or Run – Fitness and Waffles @ Gear West
Apr 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:15 am
Easy paced hike or run, followed by waffles.  Please click on link below to sign up so Gear West knows how many people will be [...]
10:30 am Kids Walk in the Forest @ Wood Lake Nature Center
Kids Walk in the Forest @ Wood Lake Nature Center
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join Sammy and his Nana for a spring hike in the Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield. Lets see if the flowers are coming up [...]
5:30 pm Pot Luck & “Treasures from our Travels” @ Community Room, York Plaza
Pot Luck & “Treasures from our T… @ Community Room, York Plaza
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm
Bring something special and a story to tell from a favorite trip (i.e. pottery, a belt, gorgeous Italian man, etc).  Bring something tasty to share! [...]
9:45 am Hike or Bike
Hike or Bike
Apr 30 @ 9:45 am – 1:30 pm
A notice will be sent out a few days before this activity takes place with event details to those North Stars who are on the [...]

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Meetings & Special Events

5:30 pm Spring Banquet @ Fort Snelling Officer's Club
Spring Banquet @ Fort Snelling Officer's Club
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Spring Banquet.  5:30 pm cash bar and social hour, 6:30 pm Dinner with presentations to follow.  Menu choices are Walleye, Prime Rib or Vegetarian [...]

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The hike scheduled for Friday, April 18th has been cancelled due to the snow!!

Volunteers are needed for the Fitness and Waffle events with Gear West.

North Star shirts and hats will be available at the Spring Banquet.

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


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

Trip details are also available on the calendar.