The mountain near Lake Major was named after a tragic event in 1842 where two girls wandered off and died of exposure. These little girls came to be known as the “Babes in the Woods,” and were buried at the cemetery at the Woodlawn United Church as they were found, laid together in one coffin.… Continue reading Melancholy Mountain
Going Up, Wayyyy Up Quick hike with fellow you tuber dragonflyhiker along the trail in Parrsboro Nova Scotia. We grabbed a quick bite to eat at Bare Bones Bistro in Parrsboro and drove out the 3km to the Ottawa House Museum. From there there are a few parking lots, to park and start to walk to the… Continue reading Partridge Island
In this video, we join in a guided historical hike along Rogers Hill trail. This 8km segment is part of the Cape to Cape Footpath, where the trail will run from Cape Chignecto to Cape George, across mainland Nova Scotia.
Nice medium hike along the Spry Bay trail at taylors head provincial beach, just 30 min further up the show past clam harbour provincial beach. cell phone reception is good for bell & telus. trails range from beach to backcountry footpath. Although ok for young children & pets, I would recommend leaving them home as… Continue reading Taylor Head Provincial Park
We spent a few hours in the Annapolis valley by hiking the trails in Woodville. These are maintained by the local mountain biking club. These are well maintained trails and well marked.After our hike we drove up to Halls Harbour and took a dip in the bay of fundy.
A recap of race day for the Sole Sisters 5k race, held on June 9 2012 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
(Originally published in 2010) 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 world of hammock camping. The advent… Continue reading Tent Alternative at Amherst Shore
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… Continue reading Hypothermia 101