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Backpack Trip – Otter Lake Road to Judge Magney State Park

Summary: Backpack this very remote section of the trail from Otter Lake Road to Judge Magney State Park. Enjoy great views and the highest point on the entire trail (although not at the same time). Walk through prime moose habitat and see Devil’s Kettle Falls. Due to the remoteness of this section, it is not […]

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Backpack Trip – Crosby-Manitou State Park to Britton Peak

Summary: Backpack from Crosby-Manitou State Park to Britton Peak Trailhead in 4 days, 3 nights. Your trek begins on a rugged section of the SHT following the Manitou River valley. Descend into the beautiful Caribou River gorge and enjoy the unique bog vegetation of the Alfred’s Pond area. Finish with the  historic Cross and Temperance […]

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Don’t underestimate the difficulty of Guided Hikes

Each year the Superior Hiking Trail Association offers over ten Guided Hikes.  Some are snowshoe hikes, some are short, some are long, some will happen in the rain and some in the heat.  All of them are difficult. The Superior Hiking Trail is a very rugged footpath. Instead of a smooth trail, there are often […]

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Backpack Trip – Judge Magney State Park to Pincushion

Summary: Backpack 24.6 miles from Judge C.R. Magney State Park to Pincushion Mountain in 4 days, 3 nights. Begin your trip with the only part of the trail that is directly on the Lake Superior shoreline, follow several classic North Shore river gorges, including the Kadunce and Devil Track Rivers. End your trip with the […]

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Lessons Learned

Lessons and photo by guest blogger Jeremy LaCroix Lessons learned from a rookie who planned to do 105 miles in a week but quit after 35 in 3 days. 1. Despite what I was told, 15 miles a day is not a good plan. Attainable, but not enjoyable. Plan 8-10 and don’t be in a […]

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