Resources

Hiking Resources/Links

Gear, Magazines, Trails, Tourism, Outdoors, Long Distance Walks & Photography

Hiking Gear Reviews, Guides & Outdoor Magazines
Explore – Canada’s Outdoor Magazine 

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)
Backpacker Magazine
Outside Magazine
Complete Hiker Resource Guide  - Rosenbergs

Trails
Cape Breton Highlands National Park

MooseBait.com – Cape Breton Hiking Trails
Hike Cape Breton
Trails Nova Scotia
Hike Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Provincial Parks
East Coast Trail – Newfoundland & Labrador
West Coast Trail – BC
Bruce Trail – Ontario
TrailPeak
Trans Canada Trail
Trails Canada - Nova Scotia region 

Tourism
Visit Victoria County – Official tourism site for visitors

Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Cabot Trail - Official tourism site for the Cabot Trail
Top of the Island – Northern Cape Breton web site for visitors
Cheticamp - Official Tourism website for Cheticamp
Pleasant Bay - Official Tourism site for Pleasant Bay
Experience Ingonish – Nature’s Home
Visit Baddeck - Baddeck & Area Visitors Web Site
Destination Cape Breton - Official web site for Cape Breton Island

Other Outdoor Sites

Hiker’s Guide to Poisonous Plants
Becoming an Outdoors-Women (BOW)
Nova Scotia Outdoor Leadership Development Program (NSOLD)
Leave No Trace
Outward Bound – Canada,  Outdoor Leadership courses
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volksmarch
ABC of Hiking – Hiking information
GORP – Adventure Travel & Outdoor Recreation

Cape Breton Outdoor Adventurers
Halifax Outdoor Adventures Seekers
Escape Outdoors – Cape Breton’s Lifestyle Retailer
The Outdoor Store – Baddeck

 

Long Distance Walks & Walking Festivals Great Britain (UK)
West Highland Way , Scotland  (95 miles)
Dingle Way – Ireland  (179 km)
Hadrian’s Wall – England  (84 miles)
Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path – Wales (200 km)
Isle of Wight Coastal Path  (67 miles)

Kerry Way, Ireland (200km)
Wicklow Way, Ireland (132 km)
Beara Way, Ireland  (206 km)
Isle of Wight Walking Festival – England  
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path (186 miles), Wales
Wales Coastal Path -882 Miles

Walking Companies in Great Britain (UK)
Anglesey Walking Holidays
Macs Adventures
Contours
Footfalls Walking Holidays
Transcotland Self-Guided Walking Holidays
Wilderness Scotland
C-N-Do-Scotland

Photography Links 
Outdoor Photography Canada
Outdoor Photographer
PhotoLife
Camera Canada
Henry’s
Vistek – Canada’s Digital Camera Store
Blacks Camera Store 
Ultimate Guide to Travel Photography