Tag: hiking

  • How To Use Your Apple Watch And Gaia GPS For Hiking

    In this video, I’ll show you how to use the Gaia GPS Apple Watch app to record a hike or outdoor activity. First thing you’ll need to do is to download the GAIA GPS smartphone app on your iPhone and the watch app should automatically download onto your Apple Watch. If it doesn’t simply go […]

  • How To Export Gaia GPS Tracks to Garmin

    How To Export Gaia GPS Tracks to Garmin

    In this video, I’ll show you how you can export a track saved in Gaia GPS and import it to Garmin Connect or Garmin Explore. Here I’m using iOS so this will work on iPhone and IPad, but will also work in Android and on your desktop. Here I’ve recorded a hike using the Gaia […]

  • Thomas’ Cove Coastal Preserve

    Thomas’ Cove Coastal Preserve

    (Originally posted june 9 2012) We hiked 8k within this coastal preserve, just before you reach Five Islands, Nova Scotia. You have two loop to choose from: Headlands & Economy.

  • Planning An Urban Hike With Gaia GPS

    A great smartphone app for outdoor recreation is Gaia GPS, I tend to use it to record my hiking activities around the urban core or use the downloaded maps when in the backcountry. In this video, I’ll show you some use cases where you can use Gaia GPS with your smartphone while out hiking. Gaia […]

  • 30 Minute Hike – Rogers Brook & Grafton Woods – Kejimkujik Nova Scotia

    I hike along two trails within Kejimkujik National Park in the fall – my favourite time of the year to come and explore. Today we do the short Rogers Brook trail. This is a nice relaxing walk along the Mersey river and the wetlands before the jakes landing. The other trail is just beyond the […]

  • 30 Minute Hike – Coastal Hike Along Clam Harbour – Nova Scotia

    It’s November and no better time to hit the beach and hike along rugged Atlantic Ocean coastline in Clam Harbour Provincial Park. Park up to the gate (if it’s closed) and simply walk in as parking lots are not maintained in the winter but the road up to the gate are maintained. Start by walking […]

  • Clothing Layers For The Outdoors

    No matter the season, you will be packing clothing that can be layered on so that you can stay warm, cool or dry. The exact contents will vary from region to region, so this post will focus on the items you might pack for New England or the Canadian Maritimes. It’s All About The Layers […]

  • Hiking The Flume Gorge At Franconia Notch State Park

    On my latest road trip with “the boys”, it lead us along New Hampshire I-93 for Lincoln. Along the scenic drive we entered Franconia Notch State Park and noticed all the road signs for the attractions. I didn’t have anything planned, rather we were heading for Lincoln Woods trails. A last minute decision to take […]

  • Hit The Trails This Weekend

    What better way to celebrate Canada’s 150 Birthday, than to get outside and experience its vast, beautiful, and unique landscapes. From coast to coast Canada’s awe-inspiring trails offers escapes for day hikes to multi-day wilderness adventures.   Whether you are a newly inspired beginner hiker or you’re a seasoned trekker, these are some great essentials […]

  • Hiking Burntcoat Head Park in Nova Scotia

    WARNING- Be aware of the tide schedule We took advantage of the low tide along the Bay of Fundy and drove up to Burntcoat head park to walk along the ocean floor. for a few hours before the tide came back. The Bay of Fundy tides this time of year drop from 44ft to 4ft, […]