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SUBMITTED PHOTO A scenic view along the trail: Bear Lake in the foreground and Bean Lake in the distance.

A profound hike: BSU graduate Bartz shares experience hiking Superior Trail

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It was about halfway through his solo hike of the Superior Hiking Trail that Cody Bartz had his first major stumbling block.



"At one point, my shoe just ripped apart," Bartz said. "I had these lightweight trail running shoes. I thought they would at least hold up for the trip."

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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