Regular Club Meetings: 6:30pm (Social); 7pm (Program); 8:30 (End)
> 2nd Tuesday of the Month, October to March
> Hybrid Meetings: Attend in person or virtually online *(link below).
> Location: Danish American Ctr., 3030 W. River Rd. Pkwy, Mpls
March 12, 2024 General Meeting:
6:30pm: Social & Meet
7:00pm: Rollie and Sue Ring - Jarvi. Retrospective on years of long distance biking.
We will be gearing up for the biking season with a presentation by Rollie and Sue Ring-Jarvi local extraordinary bikers. They will do a retrospective of their years biking, starting in the early 1980s with their honeymoon, a 55 day unsupported cross country bike trip and will finish with their present day bike adventures. Rollie and Sue will comment on how biking has changed for them with with technology and age. They will also give tips on bike trip preparation and photos from their recent trips.
Extended Travel Trips Open for Registration
See link for more info: Upcoming Extended Trips
Video recordings of recent NSSTC meetings
February 13, 2024 General Meeting: Greg Breining, Wolf Island: Discovering the Secrets of A Mythic Animal. Click here to see video
Greg Breining is a prolific author on outdoor recreation in Minnesota. He reviews his recent
book about research expeditions studying the wolves of Isle Royale.
November 14, 2023 General Meeting: Deb Diggins speaks: Link to Deb Diggins talk
Deb Diggins: A Minnesota Ski Family's Journey from Miniloppet to World Cup:
> "What is it like to be Jessie Diggins Mom?"
> "What is the path that Jessie and her family traveled from recreational skiing to world class competition?"
January 11, 2022 Membership Meeting: Favorite Place to Ski: East, West, Midwest
A presentation by NSSTC member Bruce Nelson of North Stars' favorite places to ski. This includes a presentation by NSSTC member Bruce Nelson of North Stars’ favorite places to ski. This was part of a panel discussion with representatives of four X-country skiing clubs across the U.S. The presenter from Nooksack Nordic Club in Bellingham, Washington discussed their favorite trails (https://www.nooksacknordicskiclub.org/trails/where-to-ski/if-i-had-three-days/) and
the Capital Area Ski Touring Association in New York discussed their favorite trails (https://www.nordicskiclub.org/ski_trails). Link to this video: https://youtu.be/vOzaPRRmxeo
February 8, 2022 Membership Meeting: Changing Climate of Minnesota
"Phantom Winters, Unexpected Throwbacks, and New Precipitation Extremes: The Changing Climate of Minnesota" presented by Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld of the Minnesota State Climatology Office.
Link to this video: https://youtu.be/KuTWikTQ7mE
Club Zoom meetings now in Documents Library!
To see "Trails of the North Shore" (December, 2021 meeting), go to "Resources" on the status line above, then "Document Library", "Folders" and on the bottom of the list click on "Club Zoom Meeting PDF's".
Announcing Ski Buddy 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 ski buddy, 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. Email for Ski Buddy contact: Link