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

Mar
5
Thu
6:00 pm Ski – If There’s Snow, We’ll Go ... @ Hyland Three Rivers Park
Ski – If There’s Snow, We’ll Go ... @ Hyland Three Rivers Park
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm
After I had posted my listing, I learned that Battle Creek will NOT be making snow. Therefore I needed to change my venue to Hyland. Throughout the ski season I will be leading Thursday gatherings at Hyland Three Rivers Park, … Continue reading
7:00 pm New Member Meeting @ REI Bloomington Community Room
New Member Meeting @ REI Bloomington Community Room
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
We would like to invite you to attend a new members meeting with the Expo Group .
Mar
6
Fri
all-day Ski Trip to SIlver Bay @ The AmeicInn
Ski Trip to SIlver Bay @ The AmeicInn
Mar 6 – Mar 9 all-day
There are many ski trails locally to enjoy on the long weekend in Silver Bay. This area is considered to have some of the best skiing  on the Northshore. We’ve reserved a block of rooms that will he held  open … Continue reading
10:15 am Hike Rice Creek @ Locke County Park
Hike Rice Creek @ Locke County Park
Mar 6 @ 10:15 am
Hike along, over, and on Rice Creek. Hike wide paved and unpaved trails, informal narrow hiking trails, deer trails, and some bushwacking. We’ll hike over 12 bridges. Mileage is a little under 5.0 miles with shorter options available. Meet at … Continue reading

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Meetings & Special Events

Mar
5
Thu
7:00 pm New Member Meeting @ REI Bloomington Community Room
New Member Meeting @ REI Bloomington Community Room
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
We would like to invite you to attend a new members meeting with the Expo Group .

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Announcements!

Looking for Extended Ski Trip Proposals for Next Winter

The North Star Board will consider proposals for extended ski trips for the 2015-16 winter season at the March 24 board meeting. Extended trips are trips
lasting 5 days or longer. Please notify the trip coordinators (Dan Jacobson and Gary Follett at schedules@north-stars.org) in advance if you plan to propose an extended trip. This year, we had four extended trips.

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.