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
2
Sun
1:30 pm Pre-Picnic Bike Rides @ Hidden Falls Park
Pre-Picnic Bike Rides @ Hidden Falls Park
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm
Work up an appetite on a pre-picnic bike ride.  Take your pick: join a slower paced ride led by Eric Ramstad or a  more strenuous ride led by Fran Howley.
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-West Medicine... @ West Medicine Beach
Social, Easy Rides-West Medicine... @ West Medicine Beach
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm
On Monday, August 3, the Easy, Social Bike Ride will leave from the West Medicine Beach parking lot on the west side of Medicine Lake, Plymouth; same starting place as last week, but for a completely different ride. Meet at 5:00 pm so … Continue reading
6:15 pm Hike & Concert – Lake Harriet @ Lake Harriet
Hike & Concert – Lake Harriet @ Lake Harriet
Aug 3 @ 6:15 pm
Meet for hike at 6:15pm to hike around the lake. The concert begins at 7:30 for a tribute to Simon and Garfunkel. We will sit behind the benches on the side of the road. Option of sitting on benches or … 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.