Hike the Highlands Festival
September 8-17, 2017
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
A ten day hiking festival on the Cabot Trail and Northern Cape Breton that features guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, the hiker distance award, opening & closing ceremonies and a photo contest.
Festival Updates & News – (July 4, 2017 )
2) Our festival blog features two recent articles –Three Capes Track in Tasmania, Australia and b) Finding the Right Mix – Hiking cameras, looks at Nikon Coolpix A900 camera and the Canon Powershot SX 720 HS camera.
3) The 8th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge takes place Saturday, July 15, 2017. Aspy, Tenerife and Coastal are the three trails in 2017. Registration is now closed as the event is sold out. Thanks for your great support. Earliest it was sold out and less than a week.
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A Great Line-up of Hikes
The 2017 schedule of hikes is now up on the website. There are some new hikes for 2017 as well some back from the past.
3 Peaks Challenge
The 8th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge will take place Saturday, July 15, 2017. This event is now sold out. 3 Peaks involves hiking 3 Mtns. in one day. 2016 event photos.
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 (2015) group photos.