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

May
30
Sat
10:00 am CPR/First Aid Class @ REI
CPR/First Aid Class @ REI
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
NSSTC will be offering a full CPR/First Aid class Please email franhowley@aol.com if you are interested. If there is still room, you will be asked to mail a check.
Jun
1
Mon
5:00 pm Easy Social Ride
Easy Social Ride
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mileage options 18.3 or 19.6Miss River, U of M, downtown, and lakes ride. Meet at 5:00, bike at 5:15 from W 25th St and Cedar Shore Dr Minneapolis. Bike city lakes, midtown Greenway, U of M. where we’ll try to … Continue reading
Jun
3
Wed
9:45 am Bike Plymouth Area @ Latuffs Pizzeria,
Bike Plymouth Area @ Latuffs Pizzeria,
Jun 3 @ 9:45 am
Meet at  at 9:45am, ride at 10. From Hwy 169 take Hwy 55 one mile west to South Shore Drive, turn right, then another right onto the frontage road just north of the Holiday Station.  Park in the back and … Continue reading
Jun
6
Sat
10:00 am Grand Opening – Brown’s Creek Trail @ Brown's Creek State Trailhead
Grand Opening – Brown’s Creek Trail @ Brown's Creek State Trailhead
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am
Grand Opening of the Brown’s Creek State Trail The ceremony will take place in Stillwater at the Brown’s Creek State Trail Trailhead which is located at the intersection of Main Street and Laurel Street north of downtown Stillwater and just … 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!

Photos are needed for the website, Loype and Facebook. Send to photos@north-stars.org.

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.