Hike the Highlands Festival
September 12-21, 2014
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
A ten day hiking festival on the Cabot Trail that features guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, the hiker distance award, opening & closing ceremonies and a photo contest.
Festival Updates & News – (July 1, 2014 )
1) Registration is now closed for the 5th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge on July 19th, Hike 3 mountains in one day. All 24 team spots have been filled. Thank-you for your support of this event.
2) Registration is now open for the Through the Lens Photography Workshop with Wally Hayes – Sept. 11-12, 2014.
3) Subscribe to our regular monthly newsletter and keep up with all the news. Next newsletter is coming out early July.
Come Hike with Us!
A Great Line-up of Hikes
The festival is pleased to announced its 2014 schedule of hikes. New in 2014 – Mica Hill, Ski Cape Smokey, Coastal to Beach. Returning include Cape St. Lawrence, Money Point Light, White Point to Burnt Head and more.
3 Peaks Challenge
The 5th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge will take place July 19, 2014. This event involves hiking 3 Mtns. in one day, Roberts Mountain, Sugar Loaf, and Franey. Register early.. this event fills up fast.
A tradition started by our guide Lisa Dixon, each hike we ask everybody to get together for a group photo. Here are last year’s (2013) group photos.