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Firearms Deer Season: A Survival Guide

It’s the hardest time of the year for hikers and runners on the North Shore. As always, the majority of the Superior Hiking Trail will be closed for firearms deer hunting season November 3-18. Because of this closure, we’re almost guaranteed perfect late-fall hiking weather during this time. Please don’t be tempted to venture onto […]

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Bridge OUT! New Thinking About SHT Bridges Is IN

By Denny Caneff I was offered a lot of advice when I took the job of SHTA’s executive director in June of 2017. Much of it had to do with bridges. Having come from a river conservation organization previous to landing here at SHTA, one bit of advice struck me. “You’re not getting out of […]

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Hunting near the Superior Hiking Trail

Several hunting seasons are upon us in northern Minnesota. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the Superior Hiking Trail during hunting season. Hunters: we urge you to be certain of what type of land you are making plans to hunt on (State, Federal, Private) and then check the websites of these various Public Land Agencies to access […]

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SHT: A 2018 Leave No Trace Hot Spot

The Superior Hiking Trail Association is excited to announce that the SHT has been chosen as a 2018 Leave No Trace Hot Spot! In September, we welcomed Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers to help us learn how to lessen our impact upon the land, water, and Trail itself.   SHTA is a proud partner of […]

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Recommended Boy Scout Itineraries from NCTA

Since the Philmont Scout Ranch was closed this year due to fires, we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of large groups from Boy Scouts of America (BSA) on the Superior Hiking Trail. While we love to have young adventurers out enjoying the SHT, the increased traffic and difficulties with large groups at shared campsites during […]

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