We spent three nights at Baxter State Park, once again camping at the cabins at Daicey Pond. Since this year, we shedded a lot of dead weight this year, so we decided to attack the nearest summit from camp – Sentinel Mountain. We opted to park at the day-use lot at Kidney Pond, signed in […]
I teamed up with Expedia Canada to check out some great day hiking spots which also happened to be near some of the local craft breweries that are sprinkled across Nova Scotia. With the rugged coastline and killer views around Nova Scotia, exploring waterfalls within a day hike is one of those little pleasures as the […]
By Jim Cyr ISBN: 9780986653421 (iBooks) ISBN: 9780986653438 (ePub) Category: Travel/ Canada/ Atlantic Provinces (NB, NF, NS, PE), Hiking The eBook is available in two editions. iPad/mac devices, iPhone with iOS 8.4 or above Amazon Kindle Get It Now For Your e-Reader Explore Nova Scotia’s hiking trails with this trail guide. Organized by theme, […]
Off for a post-Christmas hike at Caribou – Munroes Island Provincial Park. Being in the off-season it was easier to around the camping & park section without trouble. We headed to the back of the camping area for the cliffs. Here we found the stairs down to the beach where our hike will start. The […]
Satellite Page In this video we will look at the Satellite page on the Garmin fenix / tactix. When you press the ORANGE button and select START GPS. The outer ring will be your primary indicator of satellite acquisition. However, you want more information about the satellites and reception, you can view the satellite page, […]
Wards Falls is very common trail that hikers around these parts bring up as they discuss their most favorite hikes. So after a early snow fall in the area, I decided that it was finally time to drive up to Parrsboro and check out the sights!
We travelled towards Economy Nova Scotia to do a 6km loop at the start of fall colors season. The main trail we wanted to access was called Cobequid Escarpment, but it is a segment amongst the other trails within the system. Many would opt to hike the Kenomee Canyon or along Devil’s Bend trails. The […]
We talk about finding wilderness trails not far from the city, yet we don’t mention the Crowbar Hiking Trail system, just next to Porters Lake, barely a 20 min drive from downtown Halifax. This was a 6k out & back along the Porters Lake & Spriggs Brook trail until the bridge to cross the stream.
We talk a lot about what to do to survive in the woods in an emergency, but we don’t address the things we can do before we leave the house to be safe or get search & rescue to us faster.