Broad Cove Mountain

Fri 08 Sep 2017 Tom Wilson Broad Cove Mountain Comments Off on Great Start on Day 1 / / / / / / /

Great Start on Day 1

              Photo Credit – Jenny Symes The 14th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival, Sept. 8-17, 2017,  got off to great start with a hike to Broad Cove Mountain on Day 1 in the evening. This hike provided an amazing panoramic view of North Ingonish to...Read more

Mon 27 Jun 2011 Tom Wilson 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Benjies Lake Hiking Trail / Bog Hiking Trail / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Clyburn Valley hiking Trail / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Jack Pine Hiking Trail / Jigging Cove Lake / Le vieux chemin du Cap Rouge / MacIntosh Brook Hiking Trail / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / plants / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Trekking Poles Comments Off on 75 km Hiking Challenge – Cape Breton Highlands National Park / / / /

75 km Hiking Challenge – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

The 75th Anniversary Cape Breton Highlands National Park in 2011 has provided hikers with a new challenge – hike  75 km from May to October. It also provides you with a wonderful opportunity to see the whole park,  its great scenery, wildlife and plants. And of course to get in shape for...Read more

Sat 18 Sep 2010 Tom Wilson 2010 Hike the Highlands Festival / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Dressing in Layers / Fleece Jackets / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Mid-Layer / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Outdoor Gear / Raingear / Trekking Poles Comments Off on Day 8 – Proud to Walk with Them / / / / / /

Day 8 – Proud to Walk with Them

Today’s weather forecast was 30-40 mm of rain, heavy at times with winds 20-70 kms… I never thought 40 hikers on Day 8 would show up at 9:00 am. to hike Branch Pond Look-off at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. They showed at Middle Head at 10:00 am and later in the afternoon at...Read more

Sat 19 Sep 2009 Tom Wilson 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / North River Big Falls / North River Falls / North River Provinicial Park / Red ISland Hiking Trail 1 comment / / / / / / / / / /

Outstanding Views on Today’s Hikes

Sunny conditions prevailed on Day 8 after early morning rain and over 80 hikers enjoyed hikes at Franey, Freshwater Lake & Look-off and Smokey Towers. Today hikes featured outstanding views and cameras were very busy.  The Outdoor Nature Photography workshop with Wally Hayes attracted a great...Read more

Fri 21 Aug 2009 Tom Wilson 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Bog Hiking Trail / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail Comments Off on Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Staff picks: Trails / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Staff picks: Trails

Hiking is one of the most popular activities of visitors to Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Staff have been asked for their picks of hiking trails to help visitors enjoy the National Park experience.  Ten were selected and they are 1) L’Acadien, 2) Franey, 3) Bog,  4) Jack Pine, 5)...Read more

Thu 20 Aug 2009 Tom Wilson 2009 Hike the Highlands Festival / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / Cape St. Lawrence Hike / CBHNP / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Geocaching / Guided Wilderness Hiking Adventures / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Nordic Walking / Nordic Walking Poles / North River Big Falls / Outdoor Gear / Photography / Red Island Guided Walk / Red ISland Hiking Trail / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Sugarloaf Mountain Trail / Trekking Poles Comments Off on Checklist for Hike the Highlands Festival / / / / / / / / / /

Checklist for Hike the Highlands Festival

With just 3-4 weeks away before the 6th Annual Hike the Highlands festival – Sept. 11-20, it is time to get out the checklist and start getting ready for the hiking festival.   1) review the hiking schedule and trail info and decide what hikes you will be going on as well workshops. 2)...Read more

Thu 25 Oct 2007 Tom Wilson Bog Hiking Trail / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Corney Brook Trail / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Jigging Cove Lake / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails Comments Off on Cape Breton Highlands National Park Recognized for Their Work

Cape Breton Highlands National Park Recognized for Their Work

At the recent Cabot Trail Tourism Solutions Conference at Keltic Lodge,  Cape Breton Highlands National Park were presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for their valuable contributions as a partner for the 2007 Hike the Highlands Festival.  In the picture above are – Jocelyne Quann,...Read more

Sun 16 Sep 2007 Tom Wilson Broad Cove Mountain / Canadian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society / Cape Breton Island / Cape Breton Weather Watching for the Naturally Curious / Guided Wilderness Hiking Adventures / Hike the Highland sFestival / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Jigging Cove Lake / Victoria County Hiking Trails Comments Off on Guided Wilderness Hike – An Amazing Experience

Guided Wilderness Hike – An Amazing Experience

“Today I was challenged and rewarded,” can best described my hike today – the Guided Wilderness Hiking Adventures Hike at Ingonish Harbour. This was one of the 18 guided hikes during the 4th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival.  It was full of many nice surprises and interesting...Read more