SHT Thru-Hiking Guide

“Thru-Hike the Superior Hiking Trail” is a guide for hiking the entire 310-mile Superior Hiking Trail in northern Minnesota, or “thru-hiking” the trail
  • How to plan your thru-hike
  • Resupplying (including an exhaustive list of business in towns along the trail, distances between towns, specific walking directions from the trail, and more)
  • A list of distances between the 94 free campsites, northbound and southbound
  • Navigating the trail
  • Safety information specific to the conditions and dangers you’ll face on the Superior Hiking Trail (including interviews with local Search and Rescue squads with decades of experience in the area)
  • Advice on how to complete a “Total Thru-Hike” and include the Duluth section of the trail, which does not have free campsites (including suggested itineraries and accommodations for people hiking 10 and 20 miles per day)
  • Transportation to, from and on the trail
  • Gear recommendations
  • Tips for coping with bugs and wildlife
  • Tips for easily following the Leave No Trace Seven Principles
  • Stories from author Annie Nelson’s 2017 and 2019 thru-hikes
  • and much more!
Available in print and as an eBook for Kindle
Print version

Thru-Hike the Superior Hiking Trail, print version

Everything you need to know for a successful thru-hike of the Superior Hiking Trail: resupply, gear, safety, bears, bugs, navigation, campsites, the Duluth section, and much more. ($14.95 plus $5.05 for sales tax, shipping and handling)

$20.00

Kindle version

If you don’t have a Kindle, a free app is available for computers, laptops, and smartphones through all app stores on your device. I’ve stopped bringing printed books on my hikes due to their weight, and highly recommend using an e-reader app like Kindle on your smartphone to save on weight. Using the Kindle app allows me to bring several books with me at a time.

Note: Purchase through the Amazon or Kindle apps on Apple devices is not currently possible. Use a web browser on your Apple device, log in to your Amazon account, and direct Amazon to send the eBook to your preferred device.

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