Thu 20 Sep 2018 Tom Wilson 2018 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Day 6 – Waterfall, Clouds and Wind / / / /

Day 6 – Waterfall, Clouds and Wind

It was a day of contrasts travelling from Ingonish early in the morning, the sea was roaring and waves high especially at Black Brook. The wind was NE but at Cheticamp area it westerly.  Corney Brook trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, was the first hike of the day and it did not...Read more

Mon 17 Sep 2018 Tom Wilson 2018 Hike the Highlands Festival / Money Point / Nature & Landscape Photography Comments Off on Money Point Light – Earn Your View / / / / / / /

Money Point Light – Earn Your View

             Horses at Money Point Light Trail                           Photo credit – Tom Wilson Incredible scenery, horses, breaking waves against rocks, mountains, best describes the...Read more

Sun 16 Sep 2018 Tom Wilson 2018 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Day 2 – The Adventure Begins / / / / / / / / /

Day 2 – The Adventure Begins

            Group photo at Clyburn Valley                    Photo credit – Tom C. Wilson A sunny day provided great conditions for 72 hikers plus on three hikes today – White Point, Clyburn Valley and...Read more

Sat 15 Sep 2018 Tom Wilson 2018 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Photography Workshop – A Success / / / /

Photography Workshop – A Success

Group Phot0 – Outdoor & Nature Photography Workshop.    Photo credit: Jenny Symes Hike the Highlands Festival started off its 15th Anniversary by hosting an Outdoor & Nature Photography Workshop with Wally Hayes, a professional photographer, Sept. 13-14, 2018. Wally has been...Read more

Tue 16 Jan 2018 Tom Wilson Nature & Landscape Photography Comments Off on Olympus Mirrorless Cameras / / / / /

Olympus Mirrorless Cameras

                                            Above – Olympus OM D E M5 Mark II camera with Olympus 14-150 mm lens (28-300 mm) As amateur & professional photographers get...Read more

Mon 30 Oct 2017 Tom Wilson Cape Breton Highlands National Park Comments Off on Fall Colours in the Highlands / / / /

Fall Colours in the Highlands

    The fall colours in the Cape Breton Highlands have been amazing this year and have held for most of October. There have been some awesome photos posted on the internet to date but the above Drone video On Cape Breton Highlands National Park by Brinton Photography is truly...Read more

Wed 20 Sep 2017 Tom Wilson 2017 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Thank-you Hikers / / / / /

Thank-you Hikers

                      Middle Head Group Photo – Last hike of the festival Thank-you hikers for an amazing 10 days of hiking along the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands and Northern Cape Breton. The 14th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival...Read more

Thu 14 Sep 2017 Tom Wilson 2017 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Squirrel Mountain / / / /

Squirrel Mountain

    The talk from the hikers today on Day 6, was the amazing view on top of Squirrel Mountain. The above video by Annette LeBlanc shows you this view. Other hikes today included Buttereau(s) – the Acadien families and Benjies Lake. This nice fall day was enjoyed by 84 hikers on...Read more