Posts Tagged ‘Mountain Equipment Co-op’

Sun 04 Apr 2010 admin Birding / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Tips / Mountain Equipment Co-op / Outdoor Gear / Photography 0 comment / / / / / / / / /

Spring is here – Birds & MEC Catalogue

The start of Easter Weekend in the Cape Breton Highlands has brought sunshine, warm weather and lots of song birds back.   I saw incredible amount of birds today during our walk. They include song sparrows, junkoos, loons, canada geese, merganser ducks, golden eye ducks, robins, and more.  I...Read more

Mon 07 Dec 2009 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / MEC / Mountain Equipment Co-op / Nordic Walking Poles / Outdoor Gear / Photography / Trekking Poles / Trekking Trips 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / /

Christmas Gifts for Hikers

Lots of great gifts for hikers out there that won’t hurt the pocketbook.  Here are some ideas for you :  1) a pair of smart wool socks, 2) a bear bell, 3) small mesh bag, 4) drybag, 5) a whistle, 6) a trail map, 7) a compass, 8) a watch with carabiner that hooks on […]Read more

Sun 29 Mar 2009 admin MEC / Mountain Equipment Co-op 0 comment / / / /

MEC Spring & Summer Catalogue is out

Spring is here now… I got my Spring & Summer Catalogue from Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)  in the mail…I can dream now and develop my wish list for 2009… Lots of new products …872 to be exact… The new spring & summer catalogue is  130 pages long… I was...Read more

Sat 13 Dec 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Gift Ideas for Hikers

  Here are some great ideas for christmas gifts for your hiker friends and for yourself :  a compass, first aid kit, smart wool socks, biners, thermometer, wool hat, gloves,  gaiters,  fleece jacket, stainless steel thermos, BPS or non- polycarbonate plastic water bottle, trekker/nordic...Read more

Sat 14 Jun 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Daypacks – Deuter Futura 28 AC Pack

There are some great daypacks out there for hiking, one of them is the Deuter Futura 28 AC. It is available from Mountain Equipment Co-op but I sure you can purchase it from other outdoor stores. I was impressed by amount of space, the pockets and sections with this day pack. The bottom section of...Read more

Sun 08 Jun 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Money Point Hike – A New Hike in 2008

I got a sneak preview this week of one of the new hikes in this year’s Hike the Highlands Festival – Money Point.  This will be one of those wow hikes with great ocean views and mountain scenery. David and Tamara Rasmussen guided me to one section of the trail that takes you to a...Read more

Sat 05 Apr 2008 admin Hike the Highland sFestival / Hike the Highlands / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Tips / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / /

Backpacker has a Brand New Website

Backpacker magazine has a brand new website with more features, more content on gear, hikes, travel, skills and survivial.  Lots of videos, podcasts and blogs on outdoor subjects. You can also join the Backpacker community -Post a trip, gear reviews, comment on forums, create a profile and much...Read more