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

Jul
5
Sun
9:30 am Potluck on the Patio
Potluck on the Patio
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am
Pot Luck on the Patio—Drinks and Dancing on the Driveway. Join North Star friends for a summer party! Meet at 10:00 am for a 20-25 mile bike ride. Coffee and snacks served at 9:30 am. Appetizers start around 1:30 pm. … Continue reading
Jul
6
Mon
5:00 pm Social, Easy Rides
Social, Easy Rides
Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm
Easy, Social Bike Rides. These rides are designed for those getting back into biking, for beginners, and for those who just enjoy riding at a leisurely pace. Rides start in the 15-mile range and build to longer and hillier rides … Continue reading
Jul
8
Wed
8:45 am Bike Whine and Cheese Ride-Cance... @ Minnesota River parking area
Bike Whine and Cheese Ride-Cance... @ Minnesota River parking area
Jul 8 @ 8:45 am
This ride has been cancelled.
10:00 am Mississippi River Meander to Elm... @ Kroenig Interpretive Center in N Miss River Park
Mississippi River Meander to Elm... @ Kroenig Interpretive Center in N Miss River Park
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am
Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the Kroenig Interpretive Center in N Miss River Park, 4900 Mississippi Ct, Minneapolis; begin riding at 10:00.This will be a 39-mile medium ride averaging 12-13 MPH. It is a beautiful ride on paved trails and … 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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Announcements!

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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.