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
29
Sat
5:00 pm Carol’s Singles Garden Party
Carol’s Singles Garden Party
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm
Please join me for a potluck in my garden. Arrive at 5pm for appetizers and dinner at 6pm.  Please bring a (preferably homemade) appetizer, salad, entrée or dessert and your beverage of choice.  I will have limeade and iced tea. … Continue reading
Aug
31
Mon
5:00 pm Easy, Social Ride @ Coon Rapids Dam Park
Easy, Social Ride @ Coon Rapids Dam Park
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Big river and two creeks bike ride. The last Monday evening bike ride of the season starts from the west side of Coon Rapids Dam Park. Meet at 5:00 pm , ride at 5:15 . Bike thru Coon Rapids Dam … Continue reading
Sep
2
Wed
9:45 am Bike Scandia/Lindstrom.  @ Scandia Community Center
Bike Scandia/Lindstrom.  @ Scandia Community Center
Sep 2 @ 9:45 am
This is Kem Pomeroy’s 30-mile rural ride on county roads with little traffic and few hills. Meet at 9:30 a.m.; ride at 9:45. There will be a rest stop at 17 miles at the Lindstrom Dairy Queen. Multiple options for … Continue reading
Sep
9
Wed
9:30 am Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Bike Ride @ Rice Creek North Regional Trail Park
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Bike Ride @ Rice Creek North Regional Trail Park
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am
Sept 09, Wed. {W}. Meet at 9:30 a.m.; bike at 9:45. Bike thru Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park and Rice Creek North Trail Park; bike city streets and trails of Shoreview and Lino Lakes. We’ll bike past 7 lakes. … Continue reading

Meetings & Special Events

Oct
13
Tue
6:30 pm General Meeting.  “The latest cr... @  St. Peter's Church
General Meeting.  “The latest cr... @  St. Peter's Church
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm
 6:30 p.m. Social time; 7 p.m. Program.  (Park in lot on west side of church.) Jenny Beckman is a ski coach and a marketing associate for Salomon. She will present the latest news about gear and technology in cross-country skiing, … Continue reading

Announcements!

It's time to start planning the winter ski trips! Please contact the Trips Coordinators with your trips and plans.

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.