Bob Timmons | Star Tribune
Outdoors Weekend Editor

Bob Timmons oversees and contributes coverage for the Star Tribune's weekly Outdoors Weekend section. He started at the newspaper in Sports in 2005, helping plan, edit and design the section.


Feeling Superior: Trail association has ambitious plan to shore up areas

Trail Renewal Program is underway with support from state grant.


Feeling Superior: People, groups, initiatives focused on future of Superior Hiking Trail

From trail workers to nonprofits, the focus is helping the trail endure.


Mother-of-all ducklings photo from Lake Bemidji has wild interest

The picture of a mother duck and dozens of ducklings in tow captures the internet, bringing calls and emails around the world to a Minnesota photographer.


Feeling Superior: Footprints of hiking's popularity are everywhere.

The numbers and word of mouth back it up: More people are hitting the paths.


Baptism on the Superior Hiking Trail: 16-plus miles in hypothermic conditions

From the sky, at the feet, water was the theme from the start of a thru-hike of the Superior Hiking Trail.


Feeling Superior: A region carved by upheaval

Two major geographical events millions of years ago shaped the North Shore.


Currents: Bryan Wood, Audubon Center of the North Woods

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.


10-plus things to do this summer in the Minnesota outdoors

This isn't the "best" list or "most-original," but it's meant to be a good barometer of the breadth of possibilities.


Currents: Ann Schinas, Three Rivers Parks recreation coordinator

What outdoors people are doing, following, reading and more.


Sending off the season with #Stribspring images

Readers tagged hundreds of photos and shared them on social media.