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Where to cut your own Christmas tree
by Andrew Slade

Where to cut your own Christmas tree

Do you love a real, living tree for Christmas? Here is a North Shore guide for finding and cutting your own. From the wild to the tame, you'll find the right tree with these directions. … read more


Winter solstice, Lake Superior style
by Andrew Slade

Winter solstice, Lake Superior style

At 10:28am on Thursday, December 21, 2017, we'll experience the winter solstice in Minnesota, when the sun reaches its farthest southward point for the year. … read more


Bentleyville Duluth Tour of Lights is here!
by Andrew Slade

Bentleyville Duluth Tour of Lights is here!

Follow the steady stream of visitors to the bright lights of Duluth's Bentleyville. It'll lift your spirits and add shine to your holidays as you stroll under the glow of 4 million lights. … read more


The Duluth Traverse / Hawk Ridge Trail
by Andrew Slade

The Duluth Traverse / Hawk Ridge Trail

A new trail has opened along Duluth’s scenic eastern ridgeline. Coursing along the rim of the hills above the Lester Park neighborhood, it's part of the COGGS multi-use Duluth Traverse trail … read more


The amazing Mount Josephine trail
by Andrew Slade

The amazing Mount Josephine trail

I’ve been revisiting some of my favorite trails in order to update trail information in my guidebook. Here’s a sneak preview of one of the most dramatic trail views on the North Shore. … read more


The SHT Gooseberry to Split Rock detour route
by Andrew Slade

The SHT Gooseberry to Split Rock detour route

There has been a change on the Superior Hiking Trail from Gooseberry State Park to the Split Rock River Wayside. Now, you’ll now walk along the Gitchi Gami State Bike Trail to cover the distance … read more