Hike the Highlands Festival

Sun 12 Apr 2015 admin CBHNP / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands Festival / Nature & Landscape Photography 0 comment / / / / / /

Preparing for the season – Part 4 – Set Goals & Challenges

While I am preparing for the season, I usually set goals and challenges to keep me motivated before and during the hiking season. I am fortunate that I live in a hiking environment that has no shortages of challenges each year. They include two in Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Hike 10...Read more

Tue 13 Jan 2015 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands Festival 0 comment / /

Hike the Highlands – Snowshoe Series

Hike the Highlands Festival Society will be hosting three snowshoe hikes this winter(2015) in partnership with Hike Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Watch for the Hike the Highlands Sign for parking area. All hikes start at 10:00 am. 1)  Freshwater Lake – Saturday, Jan....Read more

Sat 13 Sep 2014 admin Hike the Highlands Festival 0 comment / / /

Day 1 of the festival – Great turnout

Great turn-out for Day 1, Sept. 12, 2014,  of Hike the Highlands Festival.  50 hikers enjoying the first hike of the festival on Broad Cove Mountain trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Hikers were able to enjoy the great view at the summit – Warren Lake, North Bay, Ingonish...Read more

Tue 17 Sep 2013 admin Hike the Highlands Festival / North River Falls 0 comment / / /

Day 4 – Sunrise, Waterfalls & Mushrooms

You could tell it was going to be a good day when I saw this incredible sunrise at Ingonish Centre at 6:25 am. North River was the scene for two waterfall hikes today – Little Falls and Big Falls ( highest in Nova Scotia 104 ft). Red Island hike provided hikers the opportunity to hike...Read more

Mon 16 Sep 2013 admin Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival 0 comment / / / /

Day 3 – The Sun is Back in Cape Breton Highlands

The big news today was the sun came back in the afternoon and provided some warm temperatures for hikers to enjoy the Cabot Landing Beach hike. The morning was a different story at Tenerife and Money Point Gulch with cloudy, drizzle conditions and some rain. Over 160 hikers enjoyed the four hikes...Read more

Mon 25 Feb 2013 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Clyburn Valley hiking Trail / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / snowshoeing 0 comment / / / / / / /

Clyburn Valley Snowshoe Hike – Feb 23rd

Fourteen people enjoyed a great snowshoe hike on the Clyburn Valley trail and Highlands Links golf course on Saturday, Feb. 23rd. The above picture was taken on our snowshoe hike from the Nova Scotia webcam at Highlands Links Golf Course, Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Special thanks to my...Read more

Mon 28 May 2012 admin Cabot Trail / Cape Breton Island / Cape Smokey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands Festival / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / /

Cape Smokey Trail – Great Coastal Scenery

With eight look-offs, Cape Smokey hiking trail provides the visitor with some amazing coastal scenery of the North Shore, Atlantic Ocean, and Ingonish area. This 11 km in and out trail located in a provincial park along the Cabot Trail, takes approximately 3 -4 hours to complete depending on your...Read more