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Hike NS Monthly E-News

Hike NS AGM & more: June Hike NS E-news
Nature, Hiking workshops & more: May Hike NS E-news
Hiking Summit & more: Apr. Hike NS E-news

Ban on Sunday Hunting & more: Mar. Hike NS E-news 2015

Project Wild Thing & more: Feb. Hike NS E-news 2015

Snowshoe Hikes & more: Jan. Hike NS Enews 2015


News Releases & Announcements

Jan. 6, 2015: Snowshoe hikes popular winter activity
Nov. 26: Hike Leader Course Sells Out as Interest in Guided Hikes Grows
Sept. 2: Record Line Up of Fall Guided Hikes
Apr. 15: Hike NS Presents Summit Award
Apr. 6: Folks Talk & Walk Trails at NS Hiking Summit


Events Calendar

These events are those of our partners and Hike NS (Hike NS events are in bold). Please add to our events listing by submitting your event  here.

Every Tuesday: Chebucto Hiking Club, Bedford trail 10-km hike, Bedford
Every Thursday: Chebucto Hiking Club, Dartmouth 10-km hike, Dartmouth
Every Wednesday: Les Amis du Plein Air guided hike in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park

July 1: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Canada Day Walk (Dress in Red) 10Km guided walk, Halifax
July 4: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Duncan’s Cove Trail, Duncan's Cove
July 5: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Atlantic View Trail 10 Km guided walk, Lawrencetown Beach
July 8: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Cole Harbour 10Km guided walk, Cole Harbour
July 10: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Pennant Point Trail, Crystal Crescent
July 12: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Atlantic Walkabout Terrence Bay 10Km guided walk
July 15: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Dartmouth Permanent Walk- Centotaph Event & TCT 10Km walk
July 18: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Mount Uniacke Trail, Mount Uniacke
July 18: Hike the Highland's 6th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge
July 18: Halifax Outdoor Adventurers, Hike Taylor Head Provincial Park, Spry Bay
July 18: 25th Anniversary McNabs Island Picnic, with guided history and nature tours and more, Halifax
July 19: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Chester Graves Island Walk/Graves Island Potluck Picnic 10Km or 5Km walk, East Chester
July 22: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Eastern Passage Short Seasonal-Lighthouse Event 10Km walk
July 25: Chebucto Hiking Club, 14 km hike, rated 3C, or 22 km hike, rated 4C, on the Taylor Head Provincial Park Trails, Spry Bay
July 25: Halifax Outdoor Adventurers, Bluff Trail Hike, Timberlea
July 31: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk, Halifax
Aug. 8: Halifax Outdoor Adventurers, Hike The Cape, Cape Sable Island
Aug. 8: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Kearney Lake/Charlies Lake Trails
Aug. 14: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the Hemlock Ravine Trail, Halifax
Aug. 22: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Gaff Point Trail, Hirtles Beach, Kingsburg
Aug. 28: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk, Halifax
Sept. 11-20, 2015: Hike the Highlands Festival, Cape Breton
Oct. 13-16: Recreation Nova Scotia annual conference, Digby
Oct. 17: Halifax Outdoor Adventurers, Hike the Devil's Bend, Economy

All year long: More hiking and outdoor-related events are found at:

Nova Scotia's Parks are for People
Keep it Wild - Nova Scotia's Protected Areas
Hike the Highlands Festival
Take the Roof Off Winter
Nova Scotia Nature Trust
NS Outdoor Leadership Development Program
Young Naturalists Club
Wilderness Remote First Aid Courses


When you hike, walk or snowshoe, consider using a pedometer and counting your steps. Learn more at:



Be sure to follow Leave No Trace Principles when out hiking, walking and snowshoeing. For a list of what to bring and how to prepare for going on a hike, check out AdventureSmart.
Nova Scotia weather
NS Forest Fire Index


 
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