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SHTA COVID-19 Update: November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 Do your part to keep the Superior Hiking Trail a safe place to recreate. There is new guidance available from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while enjoying the outdoors. This guidance is based on the Governor’s recent Executive […]

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Superior Hero Tales: Melody Morris

November 2, 2020 In late 2018, the SHTA launched an initiative to develop an internal land-management database to better organize, track, and update critical information for our trail protection efforts. The incredible team at Slalom, a tech consulting firm in Minneapolis, helped to build the custom database for us at no cost to SHTA. But […]

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Oh, The Places You’ll (Not) Go…

August 20, 2020 First Major Map Revision in SHTA History The new Trail Atlas of the Superior Hiking Trail, a major map revision, has been a dream project for years. Thanks to a fresh GPS line curated by Andrew Gustin and Maddie Bolen in fall of 2018 (since updated with new reroutes), our dream had […]

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A Split (Rock) Decision

July 8, 2020 For the past few years, the Superior Hiking Trail Association has worked to build a new bridge over the Split Rock River on the SHT, just outside the boundaries of the Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. The SHTA’s Board of Directors recently voted not to build this bridge. SHT users can continue […]

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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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