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Sat 08 Dec 2012 admin Hiking / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / Walkabout Comments Off on The Review & Report of 2012 Resolutions / / /

The Review & Report of 2012 Resolutions

  As the year comes to an end, it is time to look back at the wish list- the new year’s resolutions and see how I fared out. I believe like most, many if not all were achievable. Now it is time to take the list out and see what was actually accomplished… 1) 1000 […]Read more

Sat 19 May 2012 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Nature & Landscape Photography / Parks Canada / Photography Comments Off on Franey Hiking Trail Has Changed / / / /

Franey Hiking Trail Has Changed

You will notice driving up to Franey Trailhead in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, things have changed. The road is  wider, the parking lot has expanded. The Trailhead has been open and cleaned up. And there is more on Franey hiking trail : a)  1st hill – As you begin the hike you will...Read more

Wed 25 Apr 2012 admin Hiking / Hiking Boots / Isle Of Wight Coastal Path Comments Off on Isle of Wight Coastal Path, England / / / / / / /

Isle of Wight Coastal Path, England

The smell of salt air, the waves breaking on the coastline, the sea breezes, and the small coastal villages have attracted many hikers to hike along the coastline during their vacation time. One hike that has caught my eye is the Isle of Wight Coastal Path (65 -67 miles) in England.  The walk...Read more

Wed 14 Mar 2012 admin Hiking / Hiking Boots / Outdoor Gear / Photography Comments Off on Cape Chignecto Coastal Hiking Trail / / /

Cape Chignecto Coastal Hiking Trail

A trail system that has caught my eye for the past few years has been the  Cape Chignecto Provincial Park – a wilderness hiking park.  The park officially opened in 1998 with eight trails for hikers to enjoy including the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail.  This provincial park is managed by...Read more

Sat 04 Feb 2012 admin Digital Compact Cameras / Hiking Comments Off on New 2012 Compact Digital Cameras Great for Hikers / / / / / /

New 2012 Compact Digital Cameras Great for Hikers

This winter has brought a number of new point and shoot digital compact cameras announcements that have caught my eye as well many other hikers. They are small in size, lots of great features such as GPS, long zooms,1080P videos, high megapixels, touch screens and much more. They are perfect for...Read more

Mon 12 Dec 2011 admin Baselayers / Dressing in Layers / Hiking / Hiking Tips / Mid-Layer / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / Scafell Pike Comments Off on Hiking Scafell Pike, England’s Highest Mountain / / / /

Hiking Scafell Pike, England’s Highest Mountain

As we enter Gosforth, Nether Wasdale and then Wasdale Head, I could tell this area was majestic.  The narrow roads, country homes, green grass,  Wast Water Lake and mountains made this a very special place. We decided to check out the start of Scafell Pike hike and get our bearings and the lay of...Read more

Mon 27 Jun 2011 admin 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Benjies Lake Hiking Trail / Bog Hiking Trail / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Clyburn Valley hiking Trail / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Jack Pine Hiking Trail / Jigging Cove Lake / Le vieux chemin du Cap Rouge / MacIntosh Brook Hiking Trail / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / plants / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Trekking Poles Comments Off on 75 km Hiking Challenge – Cape Breton Highlands National Park / / / /

75 km Hiking Challenge – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

The 75th Anniversary Cape Breton Highlands National Park in 2011 has provided hikers with a new challenge – hike  75 km from May to October. It also provides you with a wonderful opportunity to see the whole park,  its great scenery, wildlife and plants. And of course to get in shape for...Read more

Mon 06 Jun 2011 admin Cape Breton Island / Cape Smokey Hiking Trail / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Tips / NS Provincial Hiking Trails Comments Off on Hiking above the Clouds – Cape Smokey / / /

Hiking above the Clouds – Cape Smokey

On International Trails Day, Saturday, June 4th, we hiked the Cape Smokey hiking trail , a 11km seacoast trail that features a number of scenic look-offs – seven in total.  The look-offs are located over 900 feet from water on high granite cliffs. Besides the hike today, our tasks were to...Read more

Tue 31 May 2011 admin Acadien Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Roberts Mountain Comments Off on 2nd Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / / /

2nd Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge

The big event is coming ….just 7 weeks to prepare and get ready for the Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge on Saturday, July 16, 2011 .. The challenge is to hike 3 mountains in one day – Franey (1400 ft), Roberts Mtn. (1400 ft) and Acadien(1500 ft).  Three of the highest and...Read more