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SHTA COVID-19 Update: June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020 A message from the SHTA team to all SHT users: As Minnesota slowly turns the dial towards reopening outdoor recreation activities and amenities, the Superior Hiking Trail remains a desirable destination for a healing escape into the natural world. By following the guidance below, you can help make sure the Trail remains […]

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We Hope You Notice — By Not Getting Lost

June 1, 2020 We’ve been working diligently this spring to refresh our signage and blazing in heavily traveled state parks, where the SHT’s intersecting with other park trails is, to paraphrase songwriter Tom Waits, a “merging nexus back and forth.” At some of those junctions, you couldn’t tell if you were on the SHT, or you […]

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Gratitude for SHTA Trail Adopters

May 29, 2020 Dear Superior Hiking Trail campsite and section adopters, May has always been the month that you’ve helped us get the Trail ready to go for the hiking season. When you’ve headed out to lop your section or inspect your campsite’s furniture, you’ve not only improved the SHT for thousands of users — […]

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SHTA COVID-19 Update: May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020 A message from the SHTA team to all SHT users: As we continue to adapt and respond to the evolving COVID-19 concerns and guidance, we’d like to thank you, our trail community, for your patience, understanding, and continued support. We know the past few weeks under Minnesota’s “Stay At Home” order have […]

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SHTA Comments on Lutsen Mountains Expansion

May 14, 2020 Lutsen Mountains, a popular ski resort and destination along the Superior Hiking Trail, has proposed an expansion of their ski area and facilities onto adjacent Superior National Forest lands managed by the US Forest Service (USFS). The expansion, as proposed, would greatly impact the route, character, and accessibility of the Superior Hiking […]

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