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 […]
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, […]
Before smartphones and LTE towers were the norm; your options for communications while hiking were limited. Basically you would go for your Ham Radio or Amateur radio certificate (call sign) and prepare a communications kit. Now with new technology like satellite communicators like garmin (delorme) inreach and spot, you save a lot of space in […]
Note: Robocopp.com was absorbed into BASU.com in early 2017. Updated link to view products. When you start doing backcountry hiking at a later age it is natural that you might want to have some deterrence with you to help scare away some of the critters that might be lurking nearby. Note that depending where you […]
Blomidon Provincial park is a great micro adventure location as you have several options for activities. You can do some camping at the top of the Cape or walk the ocean floor at the day-use beach section. On a cool spring day, we attempted the do the “big” loop starting at the bottom and hiking […]
When visiting the West Advocate entrance to Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, you have a 3, 5 & 9k hiking loops for day use visitors. We took advantage of the low tide in the Bay of Fundy to hike almost 1.5km along the beach which is not the red sand of Blomindon which we can see […]
We waited until the rain stopped and hiked almost 9kms of moss and granite near Digby, Nova Scotia within the Acacia Valley Hiking Trails. We go down mill road and the trailhead is at the end of the road. You have the established trail along the Acacia river on the right (the car is facing […]
What better way than the view the fall foliage colors in Nova Scotia than to hike 8k in the deep wilderness that is at the doorstep of Liscomb Lodge along the Eastern Shore of the province.
Mont Saint Bruno – A very popular destination for walkers, runners during the warm months and even more popular during the winter with its cross-country skiing trail and downhill ski; this provincial park at the of the Montreal metropolis is worth the visit.