Posts Tagged ‘Visit Cape Breton Island’

Mon 15 Sep 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Day 4, Sept 15, 2008 – Hike the Highlands Festival

Despite an overcast day and high winds – 50-70 kms, day four of Hike the Highlands Festival,  Sept. 15th, turned out to be amazing hiking day with lots of sun.  Day four hikes included Sugarloaf Mountain, NHN Trail and White Point. The day ended with a bonfire and weiner roast at Black...Read more

Sun 27 Jul 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / /

Middle Head Trail – Full of Surprises

Recently, my wife and I along with our nephew and his girlfriend hiked to Middle Head. Middle Head is one of Cape Breton Highlands National Park’s favorite hiking trails and is located just behind the Keltic Lodge on the Middle Head pensiula at Ingonish Beach, on the Cabot Trail.  Despite an...Read more

Fri 25 Jul 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Victoria County Hiking Trails 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Hot Weather Hiking Tips

It is rather fitting I write this article/post on one of the hottest days of the year – 28 degrees with high humidity (muggy) and a little wind. Here are a few tips for hot weather hiking - 1) Water – take two bottles of water and put them in the freezer the night before. Allow...Read more

Wed 23 Jul 2008 admin Uncategorized 0 comment / / / / / / /

Registration for Hike the Highlands Festival is now open

The festival is now open for registration both online and offline. New in 2008 – Hikers will be able to : 1) purchase the combine pass -  Hike the Highlands Festival pass and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park entry pass from the Hike the Highlands Festival  2) hikers can register...Read more

Fri 11 Jul 2008 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Victoria County Hiking Trails 0 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands New Digitize 2008 Brochure

Brand new for 2008,  Hike the Highlands Festival now has a digitize brochure. Developed by NXTBook and sold by Dawson Communications, this digitize brochure allows you to turn the pages of our  brochure as well zoom in and to print one page at a time.  Instructions on how to use this technology...Read more

Mon 07 Jul 2008 admin Uncategorized 2 comments / / / / / / / /

Franey Hiking Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Today, I enjoyed one of the classics, the Franey Hiking Trail located in the Cape Breton Highlands Park, along the Cabot Trail. It was my first hike on Franey this year and it did not disappoint. The temperature forecast today was around 28 degrees Celius. So I left early around 8:30 am to beat...Read more