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
24
Wed
10:00 am Watermelon Ride. Change of ride... @ Keller Lake Regional Park
Watermelon Ride. Change of ride... @ Keller Lake Regional Park
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am
Meet at 9:45AM bike at 10 AM Location: Keller Lake Regional Park, Highway 61 and Cty Rd B in Maplewood Thia is a “Bike Your Own Way Ride” and all on trails. We will bike through Keller Lake Park,around Lake … Continue reading
Aug
29
Mon
5:00 pm Easy, Social Bike Rides @ TBD-see e-Loype
Easy, Social Bike Rides @ TBD-see e-Loype
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm
These rides are designed for those just 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 as the season … 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...
Bike Al’s Annual Trail of the Al...
Aug 31 @ 9:45 am
This year there will be a longer and shorter version of the ride, with Ann Rhea leading the longer version and Al the shorter version. Meet at 9:45a.m. and ride at 10:00a.m. Since Alleygator’s is now defunct, further details will … 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!

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.