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
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
Jul
9
Thu
6:00 pm Bike Ride Lotsa Lakes @ Lake Phalen
Bike Ride Lotsa Lakes @ Lake Phalen
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm
This is a “B” ride, 24 miles.  Explore some of the scenic north metro lake country on a fun group ride.  We’ll roll past Lake Phalen, Vadnais Lake, and Snail Lake and explore some bike trails along the way.  Generally … Continue reading
Jul
10
Fri
all-day Kayak, Canoe, Swim our Wind, Wee... @ Platte Lake
Kayak, Canoe, Swim our Wind, Wee... @ Platte Lake
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day
Join us for a weekend of camping, Kayaking, canoeing, swimming, campfires, games and music with a HAWAIIAN THEME at my cabin on Platte Lake, located about 100 miles from the Twin Cities near Brainerd. Join other North Stars for a … 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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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.