Wed 25 Apr 2012 admin Hiking / Hiking Boots / Isle Of Wight Coastal Path 0 comment / / / / / / /

Isle of Wight Coastal Path, England

The smell of salt air, the waves breaking on the coastline, the sea breezes, and the small coastal villages have attracted many hikers to hike along the coastline during their vacation time. One hike that has caught my eye is the Isle of Wight Coastal Path (65 -67 miles) in England.  The walk...Read more

Mon 09 Apr 2012 admin Cabot Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Outdoor Gear / Photography 0 comment / / / /

Hiking Middle Head on Easter Sunday

It was a cool and breezy day when I got of the car and headed to the trailhead of Middle Head, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish Beach.  It wasn’t long on the trail when I switched apparell – put on a toque and winter gloves.  It felt like winter hiking today rather than...Read more

Sun 01 Apr 2012 admin Cabot Trail / Cape Breton Island / Dressing in Layers / Fleece Jackets / gaiters / Outdoor Gear / Photography / Red ISland Hiking Trail / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / /

Spring Hiking – Red Island Trail

Like most hikers at this time of the year, it is hard to say no when the warm weather hits and its a beautiful day out there.  Off we went to the Red Island trail, Indian Brook, on Cabot Trail.  There was alot of discussion – will there be snow on the trail, can we […]Read more

Tue 27 Mar 2012 admin Backpacker Magazine / Baselayers / Dressing in Layers / Explore Magazine / gaiters 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / /

Its Spring Now – Time to Review your Equipment list

Now that spring has arrived, hiking season is just around the corner.  It is time to review your equipment list before hiking season begins. To help you get started here is a checklist : a) hiking boots, check – laces, tred, b) daypack – straps, buckles, thread, zippers c) hiking poles...Read more

Wed 14 Mar 2012 admin Hiking / Hiking Boots / Outdoor Gear / Photography 0 comment / / /

Cape Chignecto Coastal Hiking Trail

A trail system that has caught my eye for the past few years has been the  Cape Chignecto Provincial Park – a wilderness hiking park.  The park officially opened in 1998 with eight trails for hikers to enjoy including the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail.  This provincial park is managed by...Read more

Sat 04 Feb 2012 admin Digital Compact Cameras / Hiking 0 comment / / / / / /

New 2012 Compact Digital Cameras Great for Hikers

This winter has brought a number of new point and shoot digital compact cameras announcements that have caught my eye as well many other hikers. They are small in size, lots of great features such as GPS, long zooms,1080P videos, high megapixels, touch screens and much more. They are perfect for...Read more

Festival News
Sun 22 Jan 2012 admin News 0 comment

Festival News

Happy New Year to all the hikers and best wishes for a good health, happiness and lots of hiking adventures in 2012. Here’s some of the latest news from the Hike the Highlands Festival.Read more