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

Nov
30
Sun
1:30 pm “A Very Asian Christmas” @ Southern Theater
“A Very Asian Christmas” @ Southern Theater
Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm
It’s light, amusing, musical theater with a variety of singing, Taiko and dancing onstage with food (included) and laughs for the audience. Directed by Randy Reyes at Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis. Performance starts at 2 pm. Parking … Continue reading
Dec
2
Tue
10:00 am Ski Hyland in Bloomington @ Hyland Lake Park Interpretive Center
Ski Hyland in Bloomington @ Hyland Lake Park Interpretive Center
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am
Meet at 10 a.m. at the  Enjoy skiing on the artificial snow loop or the regular trails. There may be some weeks where I cannot hold this event. Please check the e-Loype for any schedule changes.
Dec
3
Wed
9:45 am Hike in Lebanon Park @ Jensen Lake  large parking lot
Hike in Lebanon Park @ Jensen Lake  large parking lot
Dec 3 @ 9:45 am
Meet at 9:45 a.m. and begin hiking at 10.  We will eat lunch at a nearby restaurant.    Check the e-Loype for more details the week before the hike.  
Dec
7
Sun
all-day Ski or Hike East Metro @ East Metro
Ski or Hike East Metro @ East Metro
Dec 7 all-day
We will ski or hike an east Metro area park depending on snow conditions.  Possibilities include Battle Creek West or East, Sunfish Lake or Lake Elmo.  Please check e-loype, website message board on Fri eve Dec 5, or call on … Continue reading

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Meetings & Special Events

Nov
30
Sun
1:30 pm “A Very Asian Christmas” @ Southern Theater
“A Very Asian Christmas” @ Southern Theater
Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm
It’s light, amusing, musical theater with a variety of singing, Taiko and dancing onstage with food (included) and laughs for the audience. Directed by Randy Reyes at Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis. Performance starts at 2 pm. Parking … Continue reading
Dec
2
Tue
10:00 am Ski Hyland in Bloomington @ Hyland Lake Park Interpretive Center
Ski Hyland in Bloomington @ Hyland Lake Park Interpretive Center
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am
Meet at 10 a.m. at the  Enjoy skiing on the artificial snow loop or the regular trails. There may be some weeks where I cannot hold this event. Please check the e-Loype for any schedule changes.
Dec
3
Wed
9:45 am Hike in Lebanon Park @ Jensen Lake  large parking lot
Hike in Lebanon Park @ Jensen Lake  large parking lot
Dec 3 @ 9:45 am
Meet at 9:45 a.m. and begin hiking at 10.  We will eat lunch at a nearby restaurant.    Check the e-Loype for more details the week before the hike.  
Dec
7
Sun
all-day Ski or Hike East Metro @ East Metro
Ski or Hike East Metro @ East Metro
Dec 7 all-day
We will ski or hike an east Metro area park depending on snow conditions.  Possibilities include Battle Creek West or East, Sunfish Lake or Lake Elmo.  Please check e-loype, website message board on Fri eve Dec 5, or call on … Continue reading

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Announcements!

Please note the date change for the Cable trip. The trip is now Jan. 23 -25, 2015.

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.