Posts Tagged ‘Top of the Island’

Tue 12 Sep 2017 Tom Wilson 2017 Hike the Highlands Festival 0 comment / / / / /

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

Wed 14 Sep 2016 Tom Wilson Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Northern Cape Breton Comments Off on Aspy Trail – Most Popular Hike / / / / / /

Aspy Trail – Most Popular Hike

                  Photo credit – Marcel Arsenault The Aspy Trail & Beulach Ban Falls continues to be the most popular hiking trail during the 2016 Hike the Highlands Festival. Hikers enjoyed the peace and tranquility this trail offered and the...Read more

Fri 18 Sep 2015 Tom Wilson 2015 Hike the Highlands Festival Comments Off on Day 7 – Sun is Back / / / / / /

Day 7 – Sun is Back

  The big news on Day 7 – the sun was back. The morning started out chilly at 12 degrees but soon warmed up to a high of 27 degrees. Three hikes today – Branch Pond (14 km), Branch Pond Look-off (8.4 km) and White Point Sunset Hike (4 km). Day 8 hikes are – […]Read more

Wed 17 Sep 2014 Tom Wilson 2014 Hike the Highlands Festival / Meat Cove Mountain Comments Off on Day 5 – Meat Cove Hikes / / / / / / / /

Day 5 – Meat Cove Hikes

Great weather conditions and incredible scenery made hikes on Day 5 of the festival at Meat Cove very memorable. Over 70 hikers enjoyed Cape St. Lawrence, Little Grassy & Boardwalk and Meat Cove Mountain hikes.  For second day in a row, hikers were welcome by a horse. This time it was in Cape...Read more