Posts Tagged ‘Hike the Highlands Festival’

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

Tue 12 Sep 2017 Tom Wilson 2017 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Rain Stays Away – Day 4 / / / / /

Rain Stays Away – Day 4

  The weather gods were kind to us today on Day 4 of the 2017 Hike the Highlands Festival.  All three hikes – Tenerife, NHN Trail, and Money Point Gulch got in today despite a rain forecast. The rain came later in the evening. The hikes are located in the Top of the Island region...Read more

Mon 11 Sep 2017 Tom Wilson 2017 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Weather Cooperates at Meat Cove – Day 3 / / / / /

Weather Cooperates at Meat Cove – Day 3

                  Lowland Cove                      Photo credit – Trish McCormick Day 3 weather cooperate nicely in Meat Cove despite a forecast of...Read more

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

Thu 15 Sep 2016 Tom Wilson Acadien Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Sunny with a Breeze – Great Hiking Conditions / / / / / /

Sunny with a Breeze – Great Hiking Conditions

Today’s weather, sunny with a breeze on Day 5 of Hike the Highlands Festival, provided perfect hiking conditions for the three hikes today. Acadien, Le Buttereau & Le Chemin du Buttereau,  and Cheticamp Gypsum Mine Trail were well attended with over 100 hikers. The Acadien trail  with...Read more