Birch Cove Rangers

By now, hopefully you have heard about the ongoing struggle to protect the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes wilderness area. This idea of being a ranger of an as yet non existent park, was the creation of local artist Jennifer MacLatchy. Back in 2013 she began the blog “Birch Cove Ranger” which is a great educational and entertaining exploration of the area. I first became aware of her work as I visited one of my favourite spots in Halifax, the Susies Lake lookoff, or “flagpole hill” as it’s otherwise known.

Top 5 Fall Hikes in HRM

Top 5 Fall Hikes In The H.R.M. 5. Blue Mountain   While this area is in constant flux due to logging and development, and completely un-marked  the hike to the the summit of Blue Mountain is still one of my favorite places to see the Fall colours. Some parts of the trail are scarred by logging, […]