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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

Sun 30 Nov 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / /

Hike the Highlands – A Nova Scotia Must

Hiker Trish McCormick recently informed me that Hike the Highlands Festival has been recognized as a Nova Scotia Must by Allan Lynch in his new book (2008) ” Nova Scotia – Book of Musts -” the 101 Places every Nova Scotian Must See”.   Trish is one of Hike the Highlands...Read more

Mon 15 Sep 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Day 4, Sept 15, 2008 – Hike the Highlands Festival

Despite an overcast day and high winds – 50-70 kms, day four of Hike the Highlands Festival,  Sept. 15th, turned out to be amazing hiking day with lots of sun.  Day four hikes included Sugarloaf Mountain, NHN Trail and White Point. The day ended with a bonfire and weiner roast at Black...Read more

Mon 15 Sep 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Victoria County Hiking Trails 1 comment / / / / /

Money Point and Broad Cove Hikes – Great Views

Some nice weather and great views provided 3rd day of Hike the Highlands Festival with memorable hikes at Money Point and Broad Cove. Sixty hikers were on the trails today. Special thanks to Guide Jocelyne Quann and Sweeps Lyndia Stepanovic and Brendan Tweig for a great job on Broad Cove and to...Read more

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Opening Night of the Hiking Festival – A Success

The 5th annual Hike the Highlands Festival opening night started off well with over 30 hikers enjoying the evening hike at Freshwater Lake,  then almost a full house for the opening ceremonies back at Heather Room, Glenghorm Beach Resort and later off to Thirsty Hikers Pub to hear some Celtic...Read more

Thu 11 Sep 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / / /

Opening Night – Friday, Sept. 12

Hike the Highlands Festival starts on Friday, Sept. 12 with the Freshwater Lake evening hike at 6:00 pm. Lyn Elliott, and Lisa Dixon, will be your guides with Kristan Chin your sweep. Following the hike our opening ceremonies begin at 8:00 pm. at Heather room, Glenghorm Beach Resort, Ingonish. ...Read more

Sun 16 Mar 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands – A Nova Scotia Signature Event in 2008

Recently, the Hike the Highlands Festival received an accolade by being recognized by the NS Dept. of Tourism, Culture, & Heritage as a signature event in 2008. Our festival will be recognized and promoted appropriately in the NS Doers and Dreamers Guide in 2008, the Festivals & Events...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

Thu 25 Oct 2007 admin Bog Hiking Trail / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Corney Brook Trail / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Jigging Cove Lake / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Cape Breton Highlands National Park Recognized for Their Work

At the recent Cabot Trail Tourism Solutions Conference at Keltic Lodge,  Cape Breton Highlands National Park were presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for their valuable contributions as a partner for the 2007 Hike the Highlands Festival.  In the picture above are – Jocelyne Quann,...Read more

Wed 24 Oct 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / NS Provincial Hiking Trails / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

2008 Festival Dates Announced

On behalf of the board of directors for the Hike the Highlands Festival Society, I am pleased to announced the 2008 dates. Next year’s festival will take place from September 12-21, 2008. “Hikers have been getting used to this time of the year & our great weather, and so it was...Read more