Hiking

Thu 04 Oct 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Franey Guided Hike Video

Tina Shea took a number of pics on the Franey Guided Hike on Sept. 22 during the Hike the Highlands Festival. Using  the software from Animoto  I was able to produced a short video. It requires you to have 10 photos, so I added a few from my collection on Franey. You pick out the music...Read more

Thu 27 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / North River Big Falls / North River Falls / North River Provinicial Park / NS Provincial Hiking Trails / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

North River Big Falls

Fellow Hiker and Guide, Mary MacDonald, recently sent me some great pictures of the guided hike out to North River Big Falls during the Hike the Highlands Festival. It was a beautiful sunny day on Sept. 20 and a high of 26 degrees during their hike. Guide David Williams led the hike with sweep...Read more

Sun 23 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Thank-you Hikers

Over 460 hikers enjoyed 18 guided walks during the 10 days of Hike the Highlands Festival. Two hundred plus hikers went to seven evening presentations and over 100 to the opening & closing ceremonies. Your support for the 4th annual Hike the Highlands festival was overwhelming.  Thank-you for...Read more

Sun 23 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / NS Provincial Hiking Trails / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 1 comment

Thank-you to an Amazing Team of Volunteers, Partners & Sponsors

A ten-day festival takes a number of volunteers to put on and an organizing committee that is well versed, experienced and committed. Hike the Highlands was fortunate to have both, as well an amazing team of guides and sweeps to lead 18 guided hikes during the festival. My sincere thanks to all of...Read more

Sun 23 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Corney Brook Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Middlehead Hiking Trail / NS Provincial Hiking Trails / Uisge Ban Falls Hiking Trail / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Last Day of the 2007 Hike the Highlands Festival

It is a sad day in the Cape Breton Highlands today…this is the last day of the Hike the Highlands Festival.  It has been a wonderful ten days of hiking and making new friends. The weather cooperated throughout the festival and our meterologist, Bill Danielson, did a great job giving...Read more

Sat 22 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Red Island Guided Walk / Red ISland Hiking Trail / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Red Island Guided Hike

Day eight of the festival was another sunny day for hikers who enjoyed Red Island Guide Hike today.  38 hikers explored the trail featuring Barachois River, Red Island & the ocean and MacDonald Pond.  Today’s hike featured three guides – Mary Ann Wilson, Bethsheila Kent and...Read more

Fri 21 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / North River Falls / North River Provinicial Park / NS Provincial Hiking Trails / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Sunny & Hot Day (26 degrees) for North River Guided Hikes

Another great sunrise this morning at Ingonish Centre. North River Guided Walks on the Big Falls and Little Falls trails enjoyed sunny conditions with a high of 26 degrees on the seventh day of the Hike the Highlands Festival today (Sept. 20). 36 hikers enjoyed the protected areas of North River...Read more

Thu 20 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Skyline Hiking Trail / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Skyline & Fishing Cove Guided Hikes

Another amazing day on the trails at Skyline and Fishing Cove located on the Cheticamp side of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Close to 50 hikers enjoyed the two guided walks on another beautiful sunny day. I notice I got a windburn on Skyline. Today the festival is now past the halfway...Read more

Tue 18 Sep 2007 admin Acadien Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Salmon Pool and Acadien Guided Hikes

The weather man and our own meterologist, Bill Danielson,  gave us another great day for hiking. Today’s hikes included Salmon Pool and Acadien trails in Cape Breton National Park.  Thirty plus hikers enjoyed ideal hiking conditions with another great day for photos. Daniel Aucoin, guide...Read more

Tue 18 Sep 2007 admin Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment

Sugarloaf Mountain

Ideal hiking conditions and great photo opportunities was the story on the 4th day of Hike the Highlands Festival. Sugarloaf Mountain trail was guided by local Mike Fitzgerald and Sandra Curtis with sweepers Rob MacDonald and Sheldon Lambert. Seventeen hikers enjoyed the guided hike today along...Read more