Tent Alternative at Amherst Shore [notice class=”approved”]originally posted at novascotiablog.com[/notice] At some point along my hiking career, I will be attempting more and more back country hikes and the odd overnight in the back country. Over the last three years, I started to transition from the world of tent camping to the new & exciting […]
In this video, I will show you the current setup for the 2011 season. From my previous video, I showed you the marlin spike & whoopie sling for hanging the hammock.
Hypothermia is a condition that occurs when inner body temperature drops more than two degrees below normal. It means the body is seriously cold and losing heat faster than it can produce it. The body loses body heat four ways: Conduction, Convection, Radiation & Evaporation. When people begin to lose heat from exposure, they will shiver […]
Leave No Trace Canada is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Leave No Trace builds awareness, appreciation and respect for our wildlands. When geocaching, try to apply as many of the principles as much as possible. Source: http://www.leavenotrace.ca
There are several kinds of compasses, one kind to attach to the map, one kind to attach to your thumb. The thumb-compass is used mostly by orienteers who just want to run fast, and this is the kind of compass I normally use.
We hiked 8k within this coastal preserve, just before you reach Five Islands, Nova Scotia. You have two loop to choose from: Headlands & Economy.
With colder weather finally upon us, many outdoor enthusiasts are hitting the slopes, trails, lakes and rivers to enjoy winter activities like snowmobiling and skating. But with the unseasonably warm weather in some areas of the country, thin ice is a serious threat.
Ticks in Nova Scotia Widespread in the Eastern US. In Canada, it has been collected in Ontario, Quebec, and all Atlantic provinces. In Image – Top: nymph, Blacklegged ticks. Bottom: dog ticks.