Our Stories

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 […]

Why Odin Supports the NCT

  Odin Wallace first discovered the North Country Trail while exploring Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and Itasca State Park with his family. Both places became favorite destinations and positive influence for their family. Little did Odin know that one day the community surrounding the NCT would bring healing and hope during a time of need. […]

Ed Solstad: Volunteer Spotlight

  Ed and many of the other volunteers who work on the⁠ Border Route Trail live in the Twin Cities, a mere 250-mile⁠ one-way trip to their Trail. Also, some portions of the Trail⁠ can be reached only by means of canoe trips, so the several⁠ disasters that continually visit the area force too few […]