Hike the Highlands Festival: 10th Anniversary in 2013.
Dates – September 13-22, 2013,
Location – Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
Excitement is building for the 10th Anniversary of Hike the Highlands festival to be held September 13-22, 2013. The festival will feature 10 days of guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, special opening ceremonies with a slide show – “A Look Back at the Past”, a closing supper & ceremonies, a Landscape Photography workshop, and much more. Our team is busy working on the festival details right now.
There are a total of 29 guided hikes in this year’s festival. As well eight hikes are returning from past years including North River Falls – the highest waterfalls in Nova Scotia at 32 metres (104 ft). Our online registration for this year ‘s festival is now open and the festival is expected to announce next month the festival’s evening activities and presentations. It plans to be an exciting festival for hikers. We invite all past and present hikers to come and enjoy our 10th Anniversary of Hike the Highlands.
Important news -
1) Eighteen teams have registered for the 4th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Just 6 spots left for teams ( May 8).
2) Online registration for 10th Anniversary of Hike the Highlands Festival is now open.
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
Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge , July 20,2013. Hike 3 Mtns. in one day. In 2013 , it will be Franey, Fishing Cove and Acadien. Check out the Gallery from last year’s event.
Photo Contest Winners – Hike the Highlands
The winners have been selected for 2012 Hike the Highlands photo contest . Check out the winning photos.