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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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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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Projects Done and Almost Done in 2019

June 18, 2019 It’s hiking and running season and it’s trail renewal season, all at once, on the Superior Hiking Trail. The following summarizes the state of several projects we undertook this spring.  What unites them? They all reflect priorities of our Trail Renewal Program: make the Trail safer and more environmentally responsible, and respect […]

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Superior Hero Tale – Trail Clearing Volunteers

Throughout the year, we honor those in our trail community that have gone above and beyond to support the Superior Hiking Trail and the Association that takes care of it. Their stories are our… A historic windstorm in fall of 2018 brought down hundreds of trees on the northern end of the SHT. This spring, […]

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April Hiking

Spring has arrived to many places in the country, but here on the North Shore it hasn’t arrived yet! Hikers expecting normal spring hiking conditions or even normal winter hiking conditions may be unpleasantly surprised by the amount of ice on the trail. Below are some pictures of what to expect on the trail in […]

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