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North Star Ski Touring Club

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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

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Annual Summer Picnic and All-Club Reunion


When: Sunday, August 6, 2017; 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Hidden Falls Park. (1415 South Mississippi Blvd, St. Paul)

The meal begins at 5:00. Gather with North Star friends, both old and new, for an evening of great food and shared summer memories and conversation. We hope for a large gathering celebrating our 50th anniversary. Please spread the word and let members who have not been active in recent years know that we’d love to see them at the picnic.

Link to potluck instructions, pre-picnic hike and bike ride and full event description:Annual Summer Picnic & All-Club Reunion - 8/6/2017

50th Anniversary Publication

Stories and photos by members of early days, trips, activities, and accomplishments. Download


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