Tag: hiking

Winter hiking and adventures in Nova Scotia

By KWadden, on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 | 0 Comments

With Nova Scotia’s extraordinary coastline dotted with hikes revealing ocean vistas and panoramic views - it’s no surprise that hiking is the top outdoor activity. Hiking Nova Scotia’s coast and wilderness in the winter offers a different experience. The pictures taken on your winter hikes, will warm the hearts of friends and family as you capture, literally, some of the most beautiful landscapes!

Waterfalls and Big Spruce – Trails to Ales in Cape Breton

By jcyr, on Wed, 3 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

With the rugged coastline and killer views around Nova Scotia, exploring waterfalls within a day hike is one of those little pleasures as the exploration level is set to high. So with my maps in hand, I narrowed my waterfall search around Baddeck, Cape BretonUisage Ban Falls Provincial Park is located at the outer edge of the famous Cape Breton Highlands, barely a 20 minute drive from main street Baddeck.I packed up the car with my four legged buddy (Keji the black lab) and left Halifax for the 3 ½ hour drive to the trailhead.

 

Top 4 Fall Must-Do’s in Nova Scotia

By KWadden, on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments

Fall is the perfect time of year to get out and explore everything this beautiful and bountiful province has to offer - and I think you'll agree.

10 Fun Things to Do on Nova Scotia Beaches...Besides Lying on Your Blanket

By cbragg, on Tue, 26 May 2015 | 0 Comments

When summer hits, there is no place we’d rather be than at the beach. But a day at the beach can mean different things to a whole lot of people. For some the ideal beach day means laying on a beach blanket – summer read in hand. We can't say we blame you, it's a pretty great way to relax. But for those who are looking for adventure, there are lots of great activities that will still give you a fun-filled day at the beach. 

8 Things You Just Have to Bring on your Nova Scotia Adventure

By cbragg, on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 | 0 Comments

Getting ready for a trip to Nova Scotia? Let us help you pack. Here are the things you just HAVE to bring to make the most of your Nova Scotia adventure.

Hiking Admiral Lake Loop

By rfaulkner, on Wed, 11 Sep 2013 | 0 Comments

On a cool morning, we decided to hike the Admiral Lake Loop - a 10km trail part of the Musquodoboit Traillway Association. We opted to do the trail clockwise, keeping the steep elevation until the end. That meant an easy 4km along the converted rails to trails towards Bayer Lake to start with. This section had the lake on one side and granite cliffs on the other.

 

A geocaching goldmine

By callen, on Tue, 9 Apr 2013 | 0 Comments

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Yarmouth is home to the man who holds the Canadian record for hiding the most geocaches. Ervin Olsen (Ervined) likes to think of them as 1,213 different adventures and he takes pride in where he places his geocaches. He also has a particular goal in mind when he decides where to place them: helping geocachers discover more about the Yarmouth area.