Hike the Highlands Festival

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

Fri 16 Sep 2011 admin 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking Festival / Pollett's Cove 0 comment / / / / /

Day 7 – Pollett’s Cove and Fishing Cove Hikes

Two of Nova Scotia’s best seacoast hiking trails were hiked yesterday by close to eighty hikers in the 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival. Sunny and warm conditions made the return trip hot in the afternoon with lots of water breaks and stops. Both hikes had swimmers enjoyed the ocean water to...Read more

Thu 15 Sep 2011 admin 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Pollett's Cove / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Day 6 – Records Fall

It was a day when records fell and hikers were out in big numbers at Salmon Pools, Le Buttereau & le Chemin du Buttereau and Skyline hikes. The Skyline hike had the most hikers on any hike since the festival started 8 years ago with 75 plus. The total day of hikers was another record....Read more

Wed 14 Sep 2011 admin 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Roberts Mountain 0 comment / / / / / /

Day 5 – Beulach Ban Falls and Roberts Mountain

Hikers continued their quest for the Hikers distance award (25, 50 or 100 km) during the 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival. Close to 80 hikers enjoyed Beulach Ban Falls/Aspy and Roberts Mountain hikes on another sunny day. Beulach Ban Falls /Aspy trail was a new hike this year and received good...Read more

Mon 12 Sep 2011 admin 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Festival / Meat Cove Mountain / Money Point 0 comment / / / / / /

Day 3 – Meat Cove Mountain and Money Point Gulch

It was a perfect day for hiking on Day 3 of the 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival- sunny and 18 degrees. Eight-one hikers enjoyed the day on the Meat Cove Mountain and Money Point Gulch hikes. At Meat Cove Mtn. hikers enjoyed outstanding views, zumba and picking blueberries. Guide Lori Taylor and...Read more