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2023 Volunteer Awards: Boots on the Trail

  Steve Coz A look through the Superior Hiking Trail Association’s (SHTA) guided hike archives reveals Steve’s name first appearing in 1997. There are some gaps in those records, but his name is on the list for at least one hike a year until 2010. After that, he led between two and five hikes each […]

2023 Volunteer Awards: Trail Maintainer

  Dan Dueweke Since moving to Michigan and joining the NCTA Jordan Valley 45° Chapter around 2019, Dan has provided a tremendous amount of trail maintenance knowledge and experience. He organizes Chapter Trail Adopters and is an Adopter himself. He is an expert on using and maintaining quiet tools including axes and crosscut saws, as […]

2023 Volunteer Awards: Trail Builder

  Steve Kinne Over 13 years of Steve’s efforts for the NCTA Central New York Chapter have resulted in notable NCNST improvements. Most recently, he has spearheaded a reroute that will create seven miles of new trail through a state forest and state park, removing 15 miles of a busy roadwalk. But this is just […]