Hike the Highlands Festival:
This year’s festival dates – September 12-21, 2014
Location – Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
A ten day hiking festival that features guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, the hiker distance award, opening & closing ceremonies and a photo contest.
Festival Updates & News – (Feb. 21, 2014 )
1) Our 2014 season plans to be a busy one with
a) Our last snowshoe hike of the season, Wilkie’s Gulch, takes places this Saturday, March 8th at 10:00 am.
Meet at the Bell Aliant Building parking lot at Bay Road Valley on the Bay St. Lawrence Road. Please bring alunch, snack and water.
We should be back between 12:30 and 1:00 pm.
b) 5th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge on July 19th, Hike 3 mountains in one day.
Registration is now open for this event. Only 24 teams will be allowed in this event.
c) Hiking Schedule for our 11th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival in September has been announced.
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Come Hike with Us!
A Great Line-up of Hikes
The festival is pleased to announced its 2013 schedule of hikes. Returning by popular demand are the Sunrise hike at Middle Head and Sunset hike at Skyline. New in 2013, is the Meat Cove day where you can hike 3 different Mountains, all short in length with spectacular views.
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.
Photo Contest Winners – 2012 Hike the Highlands
The winners have been selected for 2012 Hike the Highlands photo contest . Check out the winning photos.