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Cross Country Skiing is our passion,
but we have fun all year!    Join us!  

Ski, bike, hike, 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 activities.

Upcoming Events

50th Anniversary Publication

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Event

Stories and photos by members of early days, trips, activities, and accomplishments.
50th Anniversary Publication

Winter Trips Sign-up Meeting. November 14, 2017     

  St. Peter's Catholic Church, 6730 Nicollet Avenue, Richfield
6:30 p.m. - Social Time. 7 p.m. - Sign-ups begin

This is your chance to meet trip leaders, ask questions and sign up for one or more of the outings on our winter trip Schedule.The schedule appears later in this newsletter. Be sure to bring along trip waiver forms (leaders will also have them.) and your checkbook, along with your enthusiasm?

World Masters Championships. As an added bonus, Nancy Nelson, volunteer coordinator for the World Masters Championships in January, will stop by. She will talk briefly about this fabulous event happening at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis from January 18-26.


Meet new friends, take advantage of the year-round activities and great ski trips. Join today for as little as $20/year!

X/C 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.

Year-round Events

Our spring, summer and fall events include hiking, cycling, paddling, social activities, volunteering and more.

North Star Grant Program

Shaping the Future of the Club and Cross Country Skiing