Posts Tagged ‘Hike Nova Scotia’

Tue 07 Jan 2014 admin Walkabout 0 comment / / / /

Review of 2013 Adventures & Resolutions

My wish list always seems doable when I am planning at the start of the year but in the end it comes down to time and committment. I am happy to report, I completed 4 out 5 personal goals. The toughest one was the completing 5 million steps in the Walkabout program. Thanks to amazing […]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 0 comment / / / / / / /

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 0 comment / / / / / /

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

Tue 04 Sep 2012 admin 2012 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Hike Nova Scotia 0 comment / / / / / / /

Cape Breton Hiking Challenges – 2012

  It has been a great year for hiking challenges on Cape Breton Island and it is not over yet.  It started with Hike Nova Scotia ‘s Distance award – 150, 250 & 500 km in snowshoeing, hiking and walking. Then Cape Breton Highlands National Park issue the Highlands Challenge...Read more

Thu 17 Feb 2011 admin Cape Breton Island / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / snowshoeing / Staying Fit in the Winter 0 comment / /

Hike Nova Scotia Announces New Program

In February 2011, Hike Nova Scotia announced its new program – a Hiker Distance Award. Pattern a bit like Hike the Highlands Festival in Cape Breton, the award program provides a lapel pin to people who hike, walk or snowshoe in Nova Scotia. There are three distances 150 km, 250 km and 500...Read more

Thu 11 Feb 2010 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / cross-country skiing / North Highlands Nordic / snowshoeing 0 comment / / / / / / /

February 2010 Events in the Cape Breton Highlands

Cape Breton Highlands National Park and its partner Hike Nova Scotia will be hosting a guided snowshoe 4 km event on Saturday, February 13th on Middle Head Trail beginning at 10:00 am. Meet at the trail head near Keltic Lodge, Ingonish Beach.  Contact 902-285-3009 or marie.stradeski@pc.gc.ca to...Read more

Fri 05 Feb 2010 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Trekking Poles 0 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Snowshoe events in the Cape Breton Highlands

Snowshoeing is a very popular winter sport in Nova Scotia this winter along with guided excursions.  Hiking Trails tend to look different in the winter with snow…thus the need for guides. Snowshoeing is a great aerobic sport to keep you active during the winter. Don’t forget to use...Read more

Mon 15 Jun 2009 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Tips / MEC / Mountain Equipment Co-op / Outdoor Gear 0 comment / / / / / /

Leave No Trace – Seven Principles

As part of the Walk for Wildlife weekend at Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a Leave No Trace workshop was held at the Jack Pine Trail.  This workshop was sponsored by Hike Nova Scotia.  Andrew Dunn and Ben Parsons were our instructors from MEC – Mountain Equipment Co-op in Halifax....Read more

Wed 06 May 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Cape Breton Highlands National Park 0 comment / / / /

Walking for Wildlife Weekend – June 13-14

On June 13 -14,  an exciting new event will be coming to the Cape Breton Highlands – “Walking for Wildlife weekend.  It will involve two free workshops on Saturday afternoon, June 13,  – Leave No Trace beginning at 1:00 pm. at Jack Pine Trail and an Introduction to Geocaching...Read more