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Whipping It Up on the Duluth SHT

September 29, 2020 By Lisa Byrne, SHTA volunteer How I got involved with the SHTA As the Superior Hiking Trail was being laid out across Duluth in the early 2000’s, I knew that I wanted to adopt a section. And I knew exactly which one; I was fortunate to live just a few hundred feet […]

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SHTA Launches New ‘Trail Stewardship Team’ Effort

July 8, 2020 This spring, the SHTA launched a new volunteer effort we’re calling “Trail Stewardship Teams” which aims to augment and build upon the efforts of our trail adopters to ensure the SHT gets the love it deserves. These teams have been tasked with lopping and trail clearing, but we hope to help them […]

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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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Superior Hero Tales: Bruce Henke

February 27, 2020 Into the annals of SHTA history will go section adopter Bruce Henke.  He’s hanging up his loppers this year after 26 years of working his section from Castle Danger Road to the Nestor Grade (about 4 miles). “It’s been very fun and rewarding,” he told us, “but I’m getting up there in years […]

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Superior Hero Tales: The Snowmobile Heroes

February 27, 2020 What’s a guy living in central Missouri doing with a snowmobile?  Waiting to donate it to the SHTA, of course. George Lipscomb is a long-time supporter of the Trail who owned property in northwestern Wisconsin, where he’d expected to use his snow machine, but the haul from Missouri to Wisconsin was too much […]

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