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Thu 15 Sep 2016 admin Acadien Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Sunny with a Breeze – Great Hiking Conditions / / / / / /

Sunny with a Breeze – Great Hiking Conditions

Today’s weather, sunny with a breeze on Day 5 of Hike the Highlands Festival, provided perfect hiking conditions for the three hikes today. Acadien, Le Buttereau & Le Chemin du Buttereau,  and Cheticamp Gypsum Mine Trail were well attended with over 100 hikers. The Acadien trail  with...Read more

Wed 14 Sep 2016 admin Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Northern Cape Breton Comments Off on Aspy Trail – Most Popular Hike / / / / / /

Aspy Trail – Most Popular Hike

                  Photo credit – Marcel Arsenault The Aspy Trail & Beulach Ban Falls continues to be the most popular hiking trail during the 2016 Hike the Highlands Festival. Hikers enjoyed the peace and tranquility this trail offered and the...Read more

Mon 12 Jan 2015 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands Comments Off on 2015 – A New Year of Challenges / / /

2015 – A New Year of Challenges

I have registered for my first challenge of the new year – 1000 km hiker distance award with Hike Nova Scotia. In this challenge you must walk, snowshoe or hike 1000 km in Nova Scotia.  In past years, I have came close, but close doesn’t count.  Fingers crossed for 2015. I am off to a...Read more

Mon 16 Sep 2013 admin Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Day 3 – The Sun is Back in Cape Breton Highlands / / / /

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

Sat 14 Sep 2013 admin Hike the Highlands / Nature & Landscape Photography / Wally Hayes / White Point Comments Off on Managing Your Digital Library – Making it Easier / /

Managing Your Digital Library – Making it Easier

Lets face it, most photographers would like to spend more time shooting than editing.  It was clear by their questions and interest, managing your digital library was a very important topic at the Expanding your Horizons – Landscape & Seascape Photography Workshop.  Wally Hayes,...Read more

Sun 24 Mar 2013 admin Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / snowshoeing Comments Off on Bay Road Valley Snowshoe Hike / / /

Bay Road Valley Snowshoe Hike

Early expectations of this snowshoe hike did not disappoint. The Bay Road Valley snowshoe hike provided incredible scenery and views. Twenty people enjoyed this special place.  It was last snowshoe of the year for Hike the Highlands and it will be certainly be remembered. Our guide provided us...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 Comments Off on Clyburn Valley Snowshoe Hike – Feb 23rd / / / / / / /

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

Sun 24 Feb 2013 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands / snowshoeing Comments Off on Freshwater Lake – Full Moon Snowshoe Hike / / / / / /

Freshwater Lake – Full Moon Snowshoe Hike

In 2013, Hike the Highlands decided to host three snowshoe hikes, one for each month and become part of the Hike NS snowshoeing series. Our first snowshoe hike was on Freshwater Lake , January 29th, during a full moon. The event was well received and attracted 24 people, from Sydney, Antigonish,...Read more

Fri 18 Jan 2013 admin Clyburn Valley hiking Trail / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands / snowshoeing Comments Off on Snowshoe Hikes – New in 2013 / /

Snowshoe Hikes – New in 2013

Hike the Highlands will be helping people stay active this winter and hosting three guided snowshoes hikes. The snowshoe hikes are part of  the Hike Nova Scotia winter series.  The 1st one is a full moon hike on Freshwater Lake trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish Beach, on...Read more

Fri 18 Jan 2013 admin Hike the Highlands / Staying Fit in the Winter Comments Off on Adventures 2013 – Anything Could Happen / / / / / /

Adventures 2013 – Anything Could Happen

Its a new year folks, full of possibilities, opportunities and adventures ….We start off with a new slate, with dreams and hope. We begin to plan for 2013 and set goals. Like most baby boomers, my number one goal is to stay healthy, exercise and eat accordingly.  I also hope to lose weight...Read more