Hike the Highlands Festival:
Next year 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 – (Sept. 27th )
1) Thank-you hikers for an amazing 10th Anniversary celebration, Sept. 13-22, 2013. . Your support, enthusiasm and love for hiking – inspires & motivates our
team of volunteers.
2) Group photos for 2013 Hike the Highlands Festival have been posted on the website. Check out the photo gallery.
3) 1100 hikers enjoyed the 29 guided hikes at this year’s festival. Hikers walked a total of 6,740.2kms. That is from Ingonish to the border of the Yukon
Territory (6,692) or just beyond Victoria BC (6,611)
4) Hikers are reminded to enter the 2013 HTHF photo contest and submit photos in flora, fauna, humour, people and scenery categories. Contestants are
allowed to submit up to 3 photos in each category. The resolution of each photo should be no more than 1.5 meg. each. e-mail t0 :
firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 18th.
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
24 teams enjoyed participating in the 4th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge , July 20,2013. The event involved hiking 3 Mtns. in one day, Franey, Fishing Cove and Acadien.
Photo Contest Winners – 2012 Hike the Highlands
The winners have been selected for 2012 Hike the Highlands photo contest . Check out the winning photos.