Starting points and distances:

Grand Traverse: 27.4 Miles

Starts at Grand Portage trail head on the Superior Hiking Trail within Jay Cooke State park. Yippee! We are back to the original start of the Grand Traverse.  

21.5 Miles:

Starts at Munger Trail trail head, located just off Beck's Road - 123rd Ave West, and at the foot of Ely's Peak.  This distance starts going straight up to the top of Ely's Peak, get ready to breath.

16.1 Miles:

Start is located at Magney-Snively trail head.  This is located on Skyline Drive 2 miles past Spirit Mountain Recreation center.  This location is one of the hidden gems, waterfalls, old growth forest and spectacular views surround this starting point.

10.2 Miles:

Starts at the intersection of Highland Road and Getchell Street.  This distance starts at the top of the hill! Enjoy beautiful vistas of both Lake Superior and the St. Louis River valley.  Your destination is in sight most of the way.

All Distances Finish at the Fitger's Courtyard. 

Course Information:

Superior Hiking Trail (SHT):

Location Maps:

All courses use the SHT, which is built, maintained, and renewed by the nonprofit Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA). Up to date trail conditions, maps, and more information can be found on the SHTA website at  

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