Explore Magazine

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

Mon 06 Dec 2010 admin Backpacker Magazine / Baselayers / Explore Magazine / Fleece Jackets / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Tips / MEC / Mid-Layer / Mountain Equipment Co-op / Nature & Landscape Photography / Outdoor Gear / Packs / Photography / plants / Raingear / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / /

Christmas Gifts for Hikers

The christmas trees are up in some homes and more are on its way. It is that time of the year again…I read the other day on Canadian Tire Flyer cover – just 3 weeks to go. Wow time is flying by….Here are some ideas for you to help you decide and pick out the right […]Read more

Sat 10 Apr 2010 admin Backpacker Magazine / Explore Magazine / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Tips / MEC / Mountain Equipment Co-op / Outdoor Gear / Packs 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / / /

Hiking Boots, Daypacks & Explore Magazine

The May 2010 issue of Explore – Canada’s Outdoor Magazine is out and two articles that caught my attention were Riding the New Wave  by Masa Takei and Best Gear for 2010 by Ryan Stuart.  Riding the new Wave was a story of  of four individuals paddling standing up on a paddleboard...Read more

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

Sat 20 Feb 2010 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Explore Magazine / Hiking / Hiking Tips 0 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Explore -Adventure Special -March & April 2010

The March/April issue of Explore, Canada’s Outdoor Magazine has arrived and features the Adventure special – the new Canadian Classics. These classics include Biking the Gaspe Penisula (900 kms – 14 days), Backpacking the Nootka Trail (40 kms – 5 plus days, Canoeing the Hood...Read more

Fri 11 Sep 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Backpacker Magazine / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Explore Magazine / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Outdoor Gear / Photography / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands Festival Starts Today

A great week for hiking …Explore, Canada’s Outdoor Magazine Sept/October issue arrives then October issue of Backpacker Magazine and now Hike the Highlands Festival begins today.  The festival opens with a Outdoor Nature Photography Workshop by Wally Hayes at Jack Pine Hiking Trail,...Read more

Sat 22 Aug 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Backpacker Magazine / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Explore Magazine / 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 / Photography 0 comment / / / / / /

Photography Important Part of Hiking Festival

With nine new hikes and four popular hikes from the past, this is an incredible year for new photo opportunities and a great photo contest for 6th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival, Sept. 11-20, 2009.  The digital photo cameras, both point and shoot and DSLR are improving each year and now...Read more

Fri 10 Apr 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Explore Magazine / Hike the Highland sFestival / Tweetdeck / twhirl / Twitpic / Twitter / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / /

Hike the Highlands is on Twitter

Join our community on twitter – http://twitter.com/hikethehighland  and be in the loop…and up-to-date with hiking news.  Twitter allows you 140 characters – roughly two sentences and uses tinyurl for web url’s.  If you text message alot – twitter is made for you....Read more

Thu 02 Apr 2009 admin Explore Magazine / Outdoor Gear 0 comment / / / / / /

May 2009 Explore Magazine -A Great Issue

The May edition of Explore Magazine ,  Canada’s outdoor Magazine, features the Best Gear 2009 article by Ryan Stewart. The article looks at hiking boots, light hikers, trail runners, multi-day, day and overnight packs, sleeping bags, tents and camping.  The author rates its top picks in...Read more