Posts Tagged ‘Cape Smokey Hiking Trail’

Mon 04 Jun 2012 admin Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Smokey Hiking Trail / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail 0 comment / / / / /

Sugar Loaf Mtn. and International Trails Day

Each year on International Trails Day, Hike the Highlands Festival Society gives back to the community with work on trails. Last year, 2011, volunteers hiked Cape Smokey trail, widen the trail and cleared the views at the end.  In 2012, the festival chose Sugar Loaf Mountain as it project. This...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

Mon 06 Jun 2011 admin Cape Breton Island / Cape Smokey Hiking Trail / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Tips / NS Provincial Hiking Trails 0 comment / / /

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

Sun 19 Sep 2010 admin 2010 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Island / Cape Smokey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Money Point 0 comment / / /

Day 9 – Money Point Light & Cape Smokey Hikes

Heavy rains the day before made conditions on Cape Smokey wet and on Money Point Light tricky with some washouts but 60 plus hikers enjoyed the sunny day. It was nice to see the sun again… Hikers were disappointed to see the conditions left by government officials & contractors who...Read more

Sat 06 Mar 2010 admin 2010 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Bog Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / NS Provincial Hiking Trails / Photography / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / /

2010 Hiking Schedule Announced

The 2010 schedule of hikes for the 7th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival is out now…There will be 24 guided hikes over ten days – Sept. 10-19.  Three new hikes will be offered this year – Polletts Cove (18km), Money Point Light (14 km) and Le vieux chemin du Cap-Rouge ( 6km). ...Read more

Sun 21 Sep 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / /

Cape Smokey & Franey Hikes & Closing Ceremonies

Another sunny day at the festival for the Cape Smokey and Franey Hikes.  Hikers got the oppotunity to see some spectacular views at the end of each hike. At Cape Smokey, hikers were treated to a view of North & South Bay, Middle Head, Ingonish Island and Ingonish Harbour and at Franey –...Read more

Wed 03 Sep 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / /

Cape Smokey Hike – Big Ocean Views

On the labour day weekend, I was able to hike Cape Smokey, a 11 km trail located in the Cape Smokey provincial park along the Cabot Trail, in Victoria County, Cape Breton, with my wife, Heather and friend Gerald Costello. The trail was going to be wet due to the rain the day before but we were...Read more

Tue 01 Jul 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Trailpeak – A Wealth of Information on Trails

Trailpeak website provides a wealth of information on trails and divides itself into three sections – water (kayaking kite & surf, canoeing), earth (hiking, mtn. biking, climbing) and snow (cross country skiing, back country and snowshoeing). It has developed a database where their...Read more