Posts Tagged ‘Cape Breton Highlands National Park’

Tue 01 Jul 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Trailpeak – A Wealth of Information on Trails / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

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

Sat 28 Jun 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Hike the Highlands Guides & Sweeps Getting Ready / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands Guides & Sweeps Getting Ready

Hike the Highlands Guides & Sweeps are getting ready for the September hiking festival with St. John Ambulance First aid training. Picture above is one course that took place recently in Indian Brook on the North Shore with instructor Lyle Donovan who is a paramedic as well a Fire Chief for a...Read more

Thu 26 Jun 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on One Stop Shopping – Buy Both Passes Together / / / /

One Stop Shopping – Buy Both Passes Together

The board of directors of Hike the Highlands Festival is pleased to announce that in 2008 you can buy both the Hike the Highlands Festival Pass and Cape Breton Highlands National Park entry pass together from our festival.  In past years, you had to go to different locations to buy each of...Read more

Sat 14 Jun 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Daypacks – Deuter Futura 28 AC Pack / / / / / / / / / /

Daypacks – Deuter Futura 28 AC Pack

There are some great daypacks out there for hiking, one of them is the Deuter Futura 28 AC. It is available from Mountain Equipment Co-op but I sure you can purchase it from other outdoor stores. I was impressed by amount of space, the pockets and sections with this day pack. The bottom section of...Read more

Fri 06 Jun 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on Birding Workshop & Field Trip – June 14 / / / / / / / / / / /

Birding Workshop & Field Trip – June 14

On Saturday, June 14th beginning at 9:00 am., there will be a birding workshop and field trip at the North Highlands Community Museum in Cape North. This workshop and field trip is sponsored by Nova Scotia Bird Society, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Maritimes Breeding Bird Atlas and North...Read more

Thu 22 May 2008 Tom Wilson Uncategorized 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / /

2008 Hiking Schedule for the Festival Announced

This year’s hiking schedule for the 2008 Hike the Highlands Festival has been announced. The list of guided hikes has increased from 18 last year  to 24 in 2008. Some new trails have been added – Money Point,  Bog & Benjies Lake, Plaster Provincial Park Trail, NHN trail in Cape...Read more

Sun 16 Mar 2008 Tom Wilson Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Guides / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Uncategorized / Victoria County Hiking Trails Comments Off on Hike the Highlands – A Nova Scotia Signature Event in 2008 / / / / / / /

Hike the Highlands – A Nova Scotia Signature Event in 2008

Recently, the Hike the Highlands Festival received an accolade by being recognized by the NS Dept. of Tourism, Culture, & Heritage as a signature event in 2008. Our festival will be recognized and promoted appropriately in the NS Doers and Dreamers Guide in 2008, the Festivals & Events...Read more

Thu 20 Dec 2007 Tom Wilson Uncategorized Comments Off on White Christmas for the Highlands / / / / / /

White Christmas for the Highlands

Winter is here in the highlands and it looks like it will be a White Christmas for Cape Breton Island. Depending on where you live in the highlands, there is 50-100 cms of snow in your yard and it is only December. My wife and I went for a walk after work yesterday and I […]Read more