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A Spirit-ual Experience on the SHT

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire. I’ve spent the last few weeks adjusting to my first Minnesota winter and working to buy a house in Duluth. Soon, I’ll be taking a trip back […]

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Winter hiking in Arizona is overrated: Stay with the SHT!

If you see an orange laminated sign at a Superior Hiking Trail trailhead, know that it has expired: they were there to tell you the SHT was closed for the firearm deer season. That’s over (with the exception of Dec. 1-5 in Jay Cooke SP), so you’re free to wear whatever color you want for […]

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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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Plan ahead for winter adventures!

Sooner or later, the snow will be sticking around on the North Shore!  Keep in mind that not all of the SHT parking lots are plowed and a couple of the roads leading to our trailheads (Jackson Lake Road and Otter Lake Road) are usually not plowed at all. Check the Conditions Page for updated […]

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