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Gooseberry Gap Gets Green Light

March 4, 2021 The Superior Hiking Trail Association recently gained approval for a Conditional Use Permit from the Lake County Planning Commission for the “Gooseberry Gap” project. This project, already approved by the Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, is aimed at building a new, ecologically-sound route on public lands to reconnect the Superior Hiking Trail […]

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Every Step We Take, They’ll Be Watching Us

May 1, 2020 (Originally published in the 2020 Spring Ridgeline newsletter.) By Denny Caneff, SHTA Executive Director I had a couple of shocks when I first arrived at the Superior Hiking Trail Association in the summer of 2017; they were not electrical. A county soil conservation official warned me that we may be breaking state […]

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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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SHTA Request for Proposals: Dam Those Beavers!

January 22, 2020 The Superior Hiking Trail Association seeks proposals from individuals and businesses with expertise and creative solutions for crossing beaver dams! Those skills and solutions will be employed on a 2020 trail construction project to replace the unstable and dangerous boardwalk across the Sawmill Creek beaver dam. No more janky structures! SHTA plans […]

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