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Cross Country Skiing is our passion,
but we have fun all year! Join us!
Ski, bike, hike, paddle, dance, socialize, support trails
The 650-member North Star Ski Touring Club is the largest ski touring club in 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—participate
in our year-round activities.
Check out our 2020 Extended Travel Trips to Methow Valley and Norway: Link to More Info
November Meeting-Skiing in Methow Valley & Trip Sign-up
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
6:30 PM Social
7:00 PM Short Business
7:15 PM Program:
METHOW VALLEY SKIING! Plus
Hear from trip leader Craig Freeman about the fabulous skiing in Washington state’s premier cross country ski area, Methow Valley. Craig has lead this trip in the past and will lead it again this winter. He will be sharing photos and descriptions of the multiple ski areas.
Trip Sign-Up will follow Craig’s presentation. This is your chance to meet the trip leaders, ask questions and sign up for our winter outings. The complete schedule will appear in the Winter Loype. Bring along trip waiver forms (although leaders will also have them), your checkbook and enthusiasm for the coming season!
Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 104 S. Snelling Ave. St. Paul.
50th Anniversary Publication
Stories and photos by members of early days, trips, activities, and accomplishments. Link here
Announcing Ski Mentoring Program
Our new program for beginning adult classic skiers connects our volunteers with skiers who have completed an organized ski lesson to meet on snow to provide tips and answer questions about how to improve and enjoy the skiing experience.
Link here for info about how the program works, how to request a mentor, practical learning tips such as clothes, safely falling and getting up, waxes, equipment, places to ski, getting into and out of your bindings and just stress-free support.
Tim Knopp Award Nominations
The club is seeking nominations for this award, given to a club member or members, who have made a significant contribution over the years to the North Star Ski Touring club and/or to the sport of cross- country skiing. Criteria and previous recipients are found by going to "RESOURCES" on the status line above, then "Document Folders", scroll down to "North Star History Doc", and click on "Tim Knopp..." The deadline for nominations is Feb. 1, 2020. Thank you!
Click on photos below for more information about North Star Ski Touring Club
Meet new friends, take advantage of the year-round activities and great ski trips. Join today for as little as $20/year!
Extended Travel Ski Trips
Join us in the many exciting ski trips offered each year. Join the club and enjoy the full package of benefits and save.
Our spring, summer and fall events include hiking, cycling, paddling, social activities, volunteering and more.