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 – (March 9, 2014 )
1) Our 2014 season plans to be a busy one with
a) Thanks to all who snowshoe with us in this year’s Snowshoe series and to our partners Hike Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
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. Nine teams registered so far as of March 9.
c) Hiking Schedule for our 11th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival in September has been announced.
2) Subscribe to our regular monthly newsletter and keep up with all the news. Next newsletter coming out is mid-March.
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.. the event fills up fast. Nine out of 24 teams already registered in March.
Photo Contest Winners – 2012 Hike the Highlands
The winners have been selected for 2012 Hike the Highlands photo contest . Check out the winning photos.