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Hike the Hill 2021: Kickoff

  Week One of Hike the Hill is in the books! by Andrea Ketchmark Every year, the North Country Trail Association joins hundreds of other trail advocates in Washington DC to advocate for trails, public lands and recreation. Although we weren’t able to travel to DC this year, our virtual Hike the Hill is in […]

SHTA Trail Renewal Program: Partnership Spotlight

  The Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA) is responsible for 310 miles of trail in northeastern Minnesota between the Wisconsin border near Jay Cooke State Park and the Border Route Trail near the Canadian border. The Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) stretches down to the Lake Superior coastline from near the Canada-Minnesota border to south of […]

Phil Anderson, Joe Hardisky, and Mark VanHornweder: Volunteer Spotlight

  2020 Distinguished Service Awards   Phil Anderson. Phil has served as the Brule-St. Croix Chapter Trail Maintenance Coordinator for ten years, while tending his own section of trail and participating regularly on the Wisconsin Roving Trail Crew to build major projects all across the state. So it was his job to convey quality standards to all two dozen of his trail caretakers, train new people, […]