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Rudi Hargesheimer

Rudi Hargesheimer follows his passion for adventure, history, and the North Shore of Lake Superior in telling the tale of how the Superior Hiking Trail grew from nothing at all in 1986 to a 300-mile long nationally renowned trail today. His experience as a past Superior Hiking Trail Association board member and President gives him an inside look at the triumphs and frustrations inherent in building and maintaining a trail utilizing thousands of volunteers. Award-winning photos and hiker “sentiments from the heart” helped the 2020 Superior Hiking Trail Story sell over 2,500 copies. An updated variant, The Superior Hiking Trail Story, The Trek Continues, was published in 2023.

Recent & Notable Works



The Superior Hiking Trail Story, The Trek Continues (North Shore Photo Art, 2023)

The Superior Hiking Trail Story (North Shore Photo Art, 2020)

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