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Recreate Responsibly on the SHT This Fall

September 1, 2020 A Message from the SHTA Team to All Trail Users:  As the first signs of fall begin to emerge on the Superior Hiking Trail, we can’t help but share our excitement for (arguably) the finest season to enjoy our favorite footpath. We know — it’s still summer for a few more weeks! […]

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How to Thru-Hike the SHT: A Webinar and Q&A with Annie Nelson

August 31, 2020 The Superior Hiking Trail Association is pleased to present How to Thru-Hike the SHT: A Webinar and Q&A with Annie Nelson on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 at 3pm (CST) via Zoom. Tune in to learn practical tips for planning and enjoying a thru-hike or long-distance hike on the SHT from an experienced […]

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Be Mindful on Muddy Trail This Spring

April 27, 2020 (Originally published in the 2020 Spring Ridgeline newsletter.) Spring in northern Minnesota is a time of rebirth, rejuvenation, and renewal. From raging waterfalls and ephemeral creeks to flowering bunchberries and trilliums, there is much to enjoy on the SHT this time of year.   Spring brings the SHT, and the rich ecosystems that […]

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The SHT is A Winter Wonder

November 25, 2019 Think of what is not to love about the Superior Hiking Trail this time of year: no mosquitoes or stinging bees. No mud! No dripping and clawing vegetation. And no big crowds — it’s just you and the occasional rabbit. Winter-only vistas of the big lake emerge on the SHT when the […]

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Announcing the SHT End-2-Ender Program

October 28, 2019 We are pleased to announce the launch of the Superior Hiking Trail End-2-Ender Program! If you’ve enjoyed every mile of the Trail, this is your chance to be recognized for your significant accomplishments on the Trail. What does end-2-ender mean? Anyone who has hiked, walked, run, or sauntered the entire Superior Hiking […]

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