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Hike NS Monthly E-News

Ban on Woods Travel: August 2016 Hike NS Enews
Hitting the Trails: July 2016 Hike NS E-news
New Hike NS T-shirts: June 2016 Hike NS E-news


News Releases & Announcements

May 4, 2016: Hike NS Presents Summit Award at Digby Event
Jan. 6, 2016: Snowshoeing Events Reveal Winter Wonders

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 Tuesday from July to September: Nuit stella Night Hike, Church Point
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

Aug. 26: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk (by Ferry), Halifax
Aug. 27: Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge, Mabou
Sept. 3: Chebucto Hiking Club, 13 km hike, rated 3C, on the Pennant Point Spine Trail, Sambro Creek
Sept. 4-9: Cape Breton Camino Walking Pilgrimage, Western Cape Breton
Sept. 9-18: Hike the Highlands Festival, Cape Breton
Sept. 17: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Piggy Mountain Trail, Halifax
Sept. 23-25: 2016 Fall Becoming an Outdoor Woman, Aylesford Lake
Sept. 24: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, at Round Lake from Bike and Bean, Upper Tantallon
Sept. 24: Cobequid Ecol-Trails Society, Hiking Event, Gully Lake Trail system, Earltown

Sept. 30: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk (by Ferry), Halifax
Oct. 1: Chebucto Hiking Club, 13 km hike, rated 4C, on the Blomidon Park Trails, Canning
Oct. 8: Chebucto Hiking Club, 14 km hike, rated 4D, on the Crowbar Lake Wilderness Trail, Porters Lake
Oct. 15: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 4C, on the High Head Look-off Trail, Wentworth Valley
Oct. 15-16: Field Leader - Hiking course, Wolfville
Oct. 22: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Kearney Lake/Charlies Lake Trails, Kearney Lake
Oct. 22-23: Field Leader - Overnight module, Economy
Oct. 28: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk (by Ferry), Halifax
Oct. 29: Leave No Trace Canada Annual General Meeting, Halifax and online

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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