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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.

2020 Extended Travel Trips to Methow Valley and Norway: Link to Info

March Meeting-Lake Superior, Current Status
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
6:30 PM   Social  
     7:00 PM   Short Business Meeting
7:15 PM   Program:Lake Superior

Presentation:  Lake Superior, Current Status  

Lake Superior, Current Status

Presenter Jesse Martus, Lake Superior LAMP Coordinator, MPCA.

All of us who love and play on and near Lake Superior will want to hear our March meeting speaker, Jesse Martus on March 10. We’ll hear about Lake Superior and the MPCA management plan. The presentation will cover the Lake Superior Lakewide Action and Management Plan, what it is, how it works to characterize the Lake Superior Basin both aquatically and terrestrially, how it uses data to set a strategic vision for protection and restoration, and ultimately fund specific projects to make improvements to the basin.  I look forward to the opportunity to present. Come hear about this precious resource.


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!  for info on the award click on this Link.  Link to:  Tim Knopp Previous Nominees  

Upcoming Events
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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.

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