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Hike NS Monthly E-News

Hike Leader Course & more: Hike NS E-News October 2014
Fall Guided Hikes & more: Hike NS E-News September 2014
New nature books & more: Hike NS E-News August 2014
Call for Guided Hikes & more: Hike NS E-News July 2014

Hike NS AGM & more: Hike NS E-News June 2014
Hike NS AGM & more: Hike NS E-News May 2014


News Releases & Announcements

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
Jan. 6,: Hibernating is for bears: Snowshoeing gets you outside (PDF)


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


Sept.7 - Nov. 15: Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series - view by date or by region: Annapolis Valley, South Shore, HRM, Central NS, Pictou/Antigonish, Cape Breton.

Oct. 24-26: Red Cross Wilderness Remote First Aid course, Lakeview
Oct. 25-16: Seventh Annual Ladies Only Trail Building Weekend on the Cape to Cape Trail

Oct. 29: Take Me Outside Day, national event
Nov. 1: Chebucto Hiking Club, 13 km hike on the Blomidon Park Trails, Canning
Nov. 2: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Lawrencetown Provincial Beach Park 10Km or 5Km walk, Lawrencetown
Nov. 2: MEC Snowfest, Halifax

Nov. 6: Halifax Adventure Seekers, Green Bay to Broad Cove of Lunenburg County ~ A Coastal Hike, Lunenburg County
Nov. 7: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike on the Charles MacDonald Sports Park Trail, Waverley
Nov. 9: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Fox and Ash Lakes 10km guided walk, Halifax
Nov. 9-16: Wilderness Remote First Responder course, Lower Sackville
Nov. 11: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Duncan's Cove Trail-Cenotaph Event 10Km guided hike, Duncan's Cove
Nov. 15: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike on the Polly’s Cove Trai, Peggys Cove
Nov. 16: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, 1st & 2nd Lake Trails Guided Walk, 10Km &5Km, Lower Sackville
Nov. 21-23: Red Cross Wilderness Remote First Aid course, Lakeview
Nov. 22: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike on the Duncan’s Cove Trail, Duncan’s Cove
Nov. 28: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km City-to-City Bridge Walk (Return by Ferry), Halifax
Nov. 28-30: Wilderness Remote First Responder course, Lower Sackville
Dec. 6: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike on the Spruce Hill Lake Trail, Harrietsfield
Dec. 6-7: Red Cross Wilderness Remote First Aid recertification course, Lakeview
Dec. 12: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike on the Northwest Arm Christmas Lights Walk, Halifax
Dec. 20: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike on the Chain of Lakes Trail, Halifax
Sept. 11-20, 2015: Hike the Highlands Festival, Cape Breton

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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