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Superior Hero Tales – Anna Swarts

Each month, we honor someone who has gone above and beyond to support the Superior Hiking Trail and the Association that takes care of it. Their stories are our… November’s Superior Hero Tale: Anna Swarts This month we honor Anna Swarts, our most-nominated Superior Hero to date. The effusive praise found in the nominations we’ve received […]

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SHT is an SRT too

I run a trail organization.  I do not run trails. In fact, as someone who left my unremarkable running career behind with my high school track team, I had no idea there was such a thing as trail running until I started my job at SHTA. That ignorance got a few snickers on a frigid […]

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Rockin’ It, VCL-Style, At Crow Creek (Squared)

In April 2018, four of our veteran volunteers joined two members of our staff for a Volunteer Crew Leader (VCL) training hosted by the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Many volunteer-powered organizations around the country use the VCL concept — a key feature of our Trail Renewal Program — to empower talented volunteers to take a […]

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Winter hiking in Arizona is overrated: Stay with the SHT!

If you see an orange laminated sign at a Superior Hiking Trail trailhead, know that it has expired: they were there to tell you the SHT was closed for the firearm deer season. That’s over (with the exception of Dec. 1-5 in Jay Cooke SP), so you’re free to wear whatever color you want for […]

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SHTA Seeks Trail Maintenance Coordinator

Are you an aficionado of the SHT with a flair for organizing, an appetite for physical work and comfort working around power tools? We need you as our Duluth area trail maintenance coordinator. This is a contractual position with the SHTA. The coordinator primarily organizes weed-whipping and tree-clearing for the SHT between Jay Cooke State Park […]

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