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
29
Wed
9:45 am Rupert’s Lake Ride @ Jan and John Rupert's house
Rupert’s Lake Ride @ Jan and John Rupert's house
Jul 29 @ 9:45 am
Meet at 9:45 AM.  Begin riding at 10:00 AM. The 27-mile ride goes around White Bear Lake, to Bald Eagle Lake, and back to our house via a section of the Gateway Trail. End at Rupert’s beach for a cookout … Continue reading
Jul
31
Fri
7:30 pm Sommerfest @ Orchestra Hall
Sommerfest @ Orchestra Hall
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
North Stars Return to Sommerfest For the first time since before the lockout, Anne McKinsey has planned an evening at the Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest. The concert features Gershwin’s jazzy Concerto in F, Copland’s delightful “El Salon Mexico,” and Dvorak’s 7 … Continue reading
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
Aug
3
Mon
5:00 pm Social, Easy Rides
Social, Easy Rides
Aug 3 @ 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

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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.