Geocaching

Sun 26 Jun 2011 admin Acadien Hiking Trail / Benjies Lake Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Geocaching / Jack Pine Hiking Trail / MacIntosh Brook Hiking Trail 0 comment / / / / / / / / /

Ecocache – CBHNP 75th Anniversary

In 2011, Cape Breton Highlands National Park celebrates its 75th anniversary. One of the popular activities in this park has been geocaching.  This year geocachers who find all 5 ecocaches and complete the quiz will receive a special limited gold geocoin for their achievement. Geocachers will have...Read more

Sat 08 May 2010 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Geocaching / Hiking 0 comment / / / / / / /

Geocaching Day at Cape Breton Highlands National Park

On International Trails Day, June 5th, 2010, Cape Breton Highlands National Park  and the Atlantic Canada Geocaching Association will host a Geocaching Day in Cheticamp.  The newest geocache is located on one of the most pristine coastlines in the park and coordinates will be released at noon...Read more

Thu 11 Feb 2010 admin Birding / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Geocaching 0 comment / / / / / /

Mild Winter attracting Visitors & Possibly An Early Start for Hiking

With the warm weather lately, our mild winter is getting alot of  hikers thinking this could be an early start for the 2010 Hiking season….  The warm weather attracted some visitors to our area that have not been seen in awhile – deer.. They look like about year old….  Other...Read more

Wed 16 Sep 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Geocaching / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Nordic Walking / Nordic Walking Poles / Outdoor Gear / Photography / Trekking Poles 1 comment / / / / / / / / /

Roberts Mountain Spectacular

Day 5 of Hike the Highlands was all about avoiding rain and we did it. All three hikes  we got in. The last hike of day – Roberts Mountain lived up to expectations & more. It provided hikers with spectacular coastal scenery. Local guide Tina Roach, Pleasant Bay, indicated the Mountain...Read more

Tue 15 Sep 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Canadian Nordic Walking Association / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Geocaching / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / International Trekking / Nordic Walking / Nordic Walking News / Nordic Walking Poles / Outdoor Gear / Trekking / Trekking Poles 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Nordic Walking – Hiking With Poles

Day four of  Hike the Highlands Festival was an important day for hikers – it showed us the importance of hiking with poles and the proper techniques.  It also emphasize dressing in layers and use of rain gear as the day involved showers. Our instructor, Linda Murray started off...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

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

Sun 16 Aug 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Backpacker Magazine / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Geocaching / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / MEC / Mountain Equipment Co-op / Outdoor Gear 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / / /

Dressing in Layers for Hiking

You have probably heard this phrase before – dress in layers for hiking. Does it work, yes and proven by thousands of hikers around the world.  I have been testing my equipment lately getting ready for a busy fall hiking season with Hike the Highlands Festival and hiking the West Highland...Read more

Thu 23 Jul 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Geocaching / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / /

CBHNP Geocaching Weekend – A Success

Cape Breton Highlands National Park 1st Annual Geocaching weekend held July 17-19 was a great success attracting 50 plus geocachers to the National Park.  Friday evening featured a meet and greet along with a Geocaching presentations by Atlantic Canada Geocaching Association and Hiking safety by...Read more

Wed 15 Jul 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Geocaching / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips 0 comment / / / / / / / / /

Cape Breton Highlands National Park – 1st Annual Geocaching Weekend, July 17-19

A new special event is being held at Cape Breton Highlands National Park this weekend  – 1st annual Geocaching Weekend – July 17-19.  The event kick-off begins with a meet and greet Friday evening at 6 pm. at Cheticamp Visitor Centre. At 6:30 pm, The Atlantic Canada Geocaching...Read more