Hiking Summit

April 28-30, 2017 in Tatamagouche

Hike Nova Scotia’s sixth annual Hiking Summit will take place April 28 to 30 in Tatamagouche. A celebration of hiking culture, it includes best practices, stories, networking opportunities and hikes. The Summit is hosted by Hike NS, the Cobequid Eco-Trails Society and the Municipality of Colchester. The event is supported by the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage. The Summit will take place at the Tatamagouche Creamery and North Colchester High School.
Hiking Summit Partners:
Presenting Sponsor:

Registration Deadline: April 24, 2017

  • $30 for paid Hike NS members
  • $40 for non-members (who receive a membership with their registration)
Registration includes:
  • Access to hike events and socials
  • Access to Saturday sessions
  • Saturday morning and afternoon coffee/snack breaks
  • Saturday lunch
Additional Costs:
There is an optional Friday and Saturday supper at an additional cost. Registration does not include accommodation, other meals or transportation to hikes – you must arrange them on your own. Here is a list of nearby accommodations. Here is a list of Tatamagouche restaurants.

Please complete one registration form per person.  Note that two people cannot use the same email address in their registrations. For organizations that require an invoice, please contact Hike NS before registering.

Program Overview (below)     Detailed Program (PDF)

Friday, April 28
1:30 pm - Hikes
4:30 - Supper on your own or at Sugar Moon Farm (extra, paid with Summit registration)
7:30 - Registration & social (light snacks & cash bar) with Pecha Kucha presentations (Tatamagouche Creamery Square, 39 Creamery Rd.)

Saturday, April 29
Breakfast on your own
8 am - Hikes
9 am - Registration and introduction (North Colchester High School, 90 Blair Ave.)
10 - Sessions & workshops
12 - Lunch (Royal Canadian Legion Branch 64, 80 Queen St.)
1:15 - Keynote: Dianne Whelan, award-winning Canadian filmmaker, photographer, author and multimedia artist who is traveling the longest trail in the world, The Great Trail (The Trans Canada Trail)
2 pm - Sessions & workshops
4 pm - Wrap-up
4:45 pm - Hikes
7 pm - Supper, Social & Entertainment with cash bar (extra, paid with Summit registration) at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 64, 80 Queen St.

Sunday, April 30
Breakfast on your own
9 am - Hikes
11:30 am - Lunch at Earltown Community Centre or on your own
1:30 pm - Hikes

Please help us promote the Summmit by using these resources: Promotional Pieces and Flyer.

Silent Auction
Please help raise funds for the Hike NS silent auction at the Summit! View the items that will be on auction here.

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