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Researchers Discover “Fountain of Youth” on the SHT

April 1, 2020 (Two Harbors, Minn.) Last fall, a group of researchers from the College of Trail Medicine launched a major study on the Superior Hiking Trail, a world-class natural footpath along Lake Superior in northern Minnesota, to explore why so many users of the Trail appear to remain so youthful and healthy compared to […]

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SHTA Seeks New Executive Director

March 30, 2020 The Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA) is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as its new Executive Director. The SHTA is dedicated to constructing, maintaining, and promoting a world-class 300+ mile natural surface trail paralleling Lake Superior from Wisconsin to Ontario. The 5,000 plus member organization has a dedicated and […]

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COVID-19 Update from SHTA

March 27, 2020 A message from the SHTA team to all SHT users: It may be that hiking is one recommended activity amidst the COVID-19 craziness, but per the guidance of many local public health agencies and officials, SHTA now recommends: “Hike in place!”  That is, rediscover your OWN city’s or county’s parks and trails. […]

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SHTA COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

March 17, 2020 As we respond to the evolving health concerns related to the COVID-19/Coronavirus global pandemic, our priority is the health and well-being of our trail users, volunteers, staff, and the broader Superior Hiking Trail community.  Since the SHTA was established in 1986, our community has worked together to overcome great challenges and support […]

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SHTA Executive Director to Step Down

March 17, 2020 Denny Caneff, executive director of the Superior Hiking Trail Association, will step down from his position at the SHTA on August 1. Caneff will be moving back to Madison, Wisconsin, where he lived for more than 30 years prior to joining the SHTA team.  Denny Caneff, enjoying one of the cutest waterfalls […]

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