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New Route Coming Near Silver Creek

January 15, 2021 A new route of the Superior Hiking Trail is coming next spring to the Silver Creek area near Two Harbors. Permissions have been secured to reroute around a parcel of private property where the landowner recently revoked permission for the Trail across their land. In the meantime, a short section of the […]

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Thanks and Farewell to 2020

January 8, 2021 “Good riddance” is the sentiment of many while reflecting back on 2020. Yet the year’s adversities unveiled the true commitment and kindness of our  board members, volunteers, staff, and supporters as they stepped up in unexpected ways to keep the Trail and the Association in good shape. 2020 showcased the strength and resiliency of the Superior Hiking […]

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Superior Hero Tales: Melody Morris

November 2, 2020 In late 2018, the SHTA launched an initiative to develop an internal land-management database to better organize, track, and update critical information for our trail protection efforts. The incredible team at Slalom, a tech consulting firm in Minneapolis, helped to build the custom database for us at no cost to SHTA. But […]

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Planning For Wise Winter Travel on the SHT

October 23, 2020 It’s starting to look like winter on the Superior Hiking Trail. Don’t worry — we checked our calendars, and it’s still definitely, technically fall. But with a few inches of snow on the SHT already, now is a good time to start preparing for winter travel on the Trail. Cold weather and […]

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The Best Kind of Medicine

October 19, 2020 (Originally published in the 2020 Fall Ridgeline newsletter) By Lisa Luokkala, SHTA Executive Director, and Becky Loraas Zrimsek, SHTA Board Chair “Unprecedented times,” a phrase uttered all too commonly these days. This statement holds more weight than you know to a new executive director and a newly appointed Board chair. The last […]

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