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Hike NS Monthly 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
Hiker Gift Ideas & more: Dec. Hike NS E-news 2014

Call for Winter Hikes & more: Hike NS E-News November 2014


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

May: Outdoor Council of Canada MAYhem - Schedule an event in a natural area near you
May 27-28: Recreation NS Re-Connect: People + Nature - Outdoor Recreation Spring Symposium, Aylesford
May 29: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Bridge Walk, Halifax
May 31: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Musquodobit Trailway or Admiral Lake Trail TCT Event 12Km, 10Km or 6Km guided hike
June 3: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Eastern Passage Short Seasonal Lighthouse Event 10Km guided walk
June 6: Cheubcto Hiking Club, 16 km hike, rated 3C, on the Cape Split Trail, Scot's Bay
June 6: International Trails Day
June 7: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Glen Arbour Walk, Hammonds Plains 10Km or 5Km guided walk
June 10: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Halifax Permanent Walk Lighthouse & CapitolCity Event 10Km guided walk
June 12: Hike NS Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Truro

June 12: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2C, on the Long Lake Trail, Halifax
June 13: Hike NS Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Halifax
June 13-14: Hike NS Field Leader - Hiking Course, Antigonish
June 13-14: Hike NS Field Leader - Hiking Course, Baddeck
June 15: Hiking Nova Scotia with Michael Haynes public talk, Halifax
June 16: Hike NS Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Wolfville

June 19: Hike NS Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Barrachois
June 20: HIke NS Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Antigonish
June 20: Nova Scotia Trails Federation Annual General Meeting, Halifax
June 20: Chebucto Hiking Club, 11 km hile, rated 3B, on the Armdale Trail, Halifax
June 24: Hike NS Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Lunenburg
June 26: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk, Halifax
Jul. 18: Hike the Highland's 6th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge
Sept. 11-20, 2015: Hike the Highlands Festival, Cape Breton
Oct. 13-16: Recreation Nova Scotia annual conference, Digby

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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