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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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A Trail for All to Enjoy

June 5, 2020 Since his tragic death, we have mourned the loss of George Floyd. His killing reminds us of the depth of racism and injustice in our country and in our state. It saddens us and, frankly, maddens us.   A mural in honor of George Floyd by artists Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera, Greta McLain, […]

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SHTA Comments on Lutsen Mountains Expansion

May 14, 2020 Lutsen Mountains, a popular ski resort and destination along the Superior Hiking Trail, has proposed an expansion of their ski area and facilities onto adjacent Superior National Forest lands managed by the US Forest Service (USFS). The expansion, as proposed, would greatly impact the route, character, and accessibility of the Superior Hiking […]

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