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VOTE for the Split Rock River Bridge!

VOTE HERE for the Split Rock River Bridge! Cast your vote! We are one of three groups the good folks at Midwest Mountaineering in Minneapolis have selected to benefit from their environmental and wilderness funds!  A vote for the SHTA is a vote to keep the Superior Hiking Trail a premier hiking destination. Read all […]

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Firearms Deer Season – much of SHT closed!

Before you get up to the North Shore to go hiking,  keep in mind that much of the Superior Hiking Trail is closed for firearms deer season November 5-20, 2016.  The SHT is closed wherever there is private land in a trail section or whenever a public land managing agency requests that the SHT be […]

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Fall Colors on the SHT

Fall is one of the best times to be on the Superior Hiking Trail. The fall colors are gorgeous, the insects are gone, and the weather is cooler. It’s a wonderful time to get out on the trail and hike through blazing forests or to gorgeous overlooks of Lake Superior. Maple Color Peak The maple […]

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Hike 100 Miles in 2016!

To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, the North country Trail Association is sponsoring a “Hike 100 Challenge” on the North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT). Those who hike 100 miles on the NCT over the course of 2016 will receive a special patch and certificate to commemorate their […]

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Backpack Trip – Britton Peak to Caribou Trail

Summary: Begin your trip with an easy trek to the first campsite, the days ahead will be filled with the scenic overlooks of Oberg mountain and Moose Mountain. The final section of trail parallels the winding Poplar River before descending to dramatic Lake Agnes.Total Distance – 19.1 miles Timeframe – 4 days, 3 nights. Day […]

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