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Hiking the North Shore

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“Andrew Slade put a lot of legwork into this very useful book, mapping, photographing and describing each of his selections, and the result is an instant classic.” travel guide

“The North Shore is the outdoor recreation gem of the Midwest...and hiking is the best way to experience this region's treasures. Hiking the North Shore is an excellent resource to guide your way.”

Andrew Skurka, adventure guide & speaker

Hiking the North Shore

50 fabulous day hikes in Minnesota's spectacular Lake Superior region

By Andrew Slade
ISBN 978-0-9794675-2-3
192 pages

Get into Minnesota’s most rugged and scenic wild places. From Duluth to Grand Portage, discover magnificent trails that wind through:

Naturalist and North Shore expert Andrew Slade scouted out over 300 miles of trails along inland ridges and Lake Superior shoreline for this indispensable guide. Grab your boots and go!

Those new to Minnesota’s North Shore, as well as experienced hikers in Lake Superior country, will find Hiking the North Shore the most comprehensive resource around—Andrew hiked every trail, checked out every overlook, and visited every waterfall so you can plan a perfect day’s hike.

Includes the best of the Superior Hiking Trail

Find recommendations for short and easy hikes that will quickly plunge you into a true North Shore experience, as well as longer, more challenging hikes that will take you to the highest points in Minnesota, unusual geological formations, and old-growth forests. Hiking the North Shore will encourage and inspire hikers of all skill levels to get out and explore these beautiful routes. What are you waiting for?

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