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From MidwestWeekends.com, the guide to travel in the Upper Midwest

Hiking the North Shore is the guide North Shore visitors have been needing for years. First-timers can use it to find the most popular day hikes — Carlton Peak, Oberg Mountain, Devil's Kettle — but the guide also includes many intriguing, lesser-known trails that even veteran hikers will be eager to try. Author 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.
— Beth Gauper

From Andrew Skurka, adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer

The North Shore is the outdoor recreation gem of the Midwest. I’m biased, but hiking is the best way to experience this region’s treasures — its rocky coastline, interior hills, tumbling waterfalls, and deep river gorges. Hiking the North Shore is an excellent resource to guide your way.

From Rudi Hargesheimer, manager of Midwest Mountaineering, trail advocate, and photographer, www.northshorephotoart.com

Andrew Slade has revealed to hikers a tremendous treasure in his choice of 50 hikes. There are gems here I had never heard of — and I thought I knew the North Shore inside and out. I can hardly wait to get my feet moving and my camera clicking.

Mike Link and Kate Crowley, Full Circle Superior

Even the most dedicated of North Shore trekkers will find new trails to occupy future years of wandering...Like an unexpected gift under the Christmas tree, here are 50 trails waiting for our feet. Andrew really explored this landscape and we really appreciate it. Just open up the book randomly and put your finger on a page and you have the guide to adventure and discovery. Like a true naturalist Andrew was inspired by all that he saw, whether a new bird, a new flower, wolf scat, a quirky mushroom, or the view from a rocky overlook.

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