Thru-Hike the Superior Hiking Trail: Planning, Resupplying, Safety, Bears, Bugs and More
Plan and implement a day hike or thru-hike on northeastern Minnesota’s Superior Hiking Trail with this handy guide.
The Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) is Minnesota’s premier hiking trail. It offers 310 miles of rugged terrain along the North Shore, with sweeping views of Lake Superior, cascading waterfalls, secluded lakes, endless boreal forests and close encounters with wildlife. Thru-hiking the trail―completing the entire distance in one trip―is a dream of many hikers and backpackers. It is an extraordinary accomplishment.
Expert hiker and Minnesota author Annie Nelson shares her advice, research and experience to help you plan a successful trip. In Thru-Hike the Superior Hiking Trail, she answers questions like why thru-hike and how far to hike in a day. She delves into planning your trip, navigating the trail, and safety on the SHT. Annie further includes a detailed list of available food stops, lodging and amenities along the way, as well as a quick reference guide to campsite mileages.
With an emphasis on Leave No Trace principles, this is a useful book for anyone who loves the Superior Hiking Trail and for those who are experiencing its unparalleled beauty for the first time.