Posts Tagged ‘North River Falls’

Tue 17 Sep 2013 admin Hike the Highlands Festival / North River Falls 0 comment / / /

Day 4 – Sunrise, Waterfalls & Mushrooms

You could tell it was going to be a good day when I saw this incredible sunrise at Ingonish Centre at 6:25 am. North River was the scene for two waterfall hikes today – Little Falls and Big Falls ( highest in Nova Scotia 104 ft). Red Island hike provided hikers the opportunity to hike...Read more

Sat 22 Aug 2009 admin 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Nordic Walking Poles / North River Big Falls / North River Falls / North River Provinicial Park / Trekking Poles 1 comment / / / / / / /

Hiking with a Pedometer

With Hike the Highlands Festival just 3 weeks away, I have been busy getting ready for the ten days of hiking and 100 kms.  Today I hiked North River Big Falls – 18kms return with my pedometer in a little over 4.5 hours… Pretty proud of myself especially in 30 degrees temp plus high...Read more

Fri 19 Sep 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Falls Day in the Festival & Mushrooms

Today was about wild mushrooms and they were abundant on all three hikes – North River Big Falls, North River Little Falls and Usige Ban Falls.  It was appropriate that our evening presentation was “Fabulous Fall Fungi” by Bethsheila Kent. Sixty plus hikers enjoyed the trails...Read more

Thu 18 Sep 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Their are still Angels out there

I was always taught by my parents to respect your elders and help them when they need assistance. Hike the Highlands certainly provided a classic example today at Fishing Cove. An elder and respected citizen from Cheticamp, Lorraine Deveau, required help in completing the hike today. An avid...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