Cape St. Lawrence Hike

Sun 21 Feb 2010 admin 2010 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / CBHNP / Explore Magazine / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Guided Wilderness Hiking Adventures / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / North River Big Falls / Photography / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands Festival Classics

The recent Explore March/April magazine talked about the old and new Canadian classics including Cycling the Cabot Trail, hiking West Coast Trail and much more.  So it was fitting to chat about the Hike the Highlands Festival Classics, Cape Breton Island. To make my classics list – a...Read more

Mon 14 Sep 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / /

Meat Cove Mountain & Cape St. Lawrence/Lowland Cove Hikes

Day 3 of Hike the Highlands Festival started with a new weather forecast- showers and rain. But luck prevailed and over 50 hikers enjoyed the  day hiking Meat Cove Mountain and Cape St. Lawrence/Lowland Cove without any rain. Both hikes today required good hiking boots and poles due to the...Read more

Mon 14 Sep 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / CBHNP / Hike the Highland sFestival / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips 0 comment / / / / / / /

New Hikes Well Received on Day 2 of the Hiking Festival

Seventy plus hikers enjoyed summer like conditions on day 2 of the hiking festival. With 25 plus degrees, and new terrain,  the new hikes were well received – White Point to Burnt Head and Coastal.  A great day for being  outdoors, enjoying great company & scenery, and  for taking...Read more

Thu 20 Aug 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / CBHNP / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Geocaching / Guided Wilderness Hiking Adventures / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Nordic Walking / Nordic Walking Poles / North River Big Falls / Outdoor Gear / Photography / Red Island Guided Walk / Red ISland Hiking Trail / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Checklist for Hike the Highlands Festival

With just 3-4 weeks away before the 6th Annual Hike the Highlands festival – Sept. 11-20, it is time to get out the checklist and start getting ready for the hiking festival.   1) review the hiking schedule and trail info and decide what hikes you will be going on as well workshops. 2)...Read more

Mon 23 Feb 2009 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Nordic Walking / Nordic Walking Poles / North River Big Falls / North River Provinicial Park / Red Island Guided Walk / Red ISland Hiking Trail / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail / Trekking / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands 2009 Hiking Schedule Announced

The hiking schedule for the 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival has been announced and it includes nine new hikes.  They include White Point to Burnt Head, Coastal, Lone Sheiling, MacIntosh Brook, Robert’s Mountain, Red River to Black Brook, Red River to Otter Brook, Le Chemin du Buttereau,...Read more

Mon 29 Oct 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / CBHNP / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / North River Falls / North River Provinicial Park / Skyline Hiking Trail / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment /

2007 Photo Contest Winners

The results are in and judges have spoken.  Here are the winners in each category with honorable mention. Thank-you for all the entries.   Winners – 1) Best Picture – Janet Hutchingson, Lawrence, Kansas, USA,  2) Best Scenery -White Point – Patricia McCormack, Port...Read more

Mon 17 Sep 2007 admin Canadian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips 0 comment

Horses & Wind – Cape St. Lawrence – Lowland Cove

Despite a few sore muscles from the day before, I ventured out to do Cape St. Lawrence-Lowland Cove. This is a new hike this year in the festival and it certainly lived up to its reputation. 36 hikers enjoyed this 11 km hike that started from Meat Cove down to Cape St. Lawrence, to Lowland...Read more