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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

5 Best New Years Day Hikes In Halifax

Start The New Year On The Right Trail      The past few years have forced us to look forward through a different lens, with realigned values and priorities. Many have prioritized spending more time outside, putting our environment top of mind. A great resolution this year would be to support the volunteer group that […]

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Spray Paint On White Pine

“Spray Paint On White Pine” VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED Today I had a fantastic hike around Susie’s Lake.  Happily lost most of the time.  Towards the end of the hike I came to a spot I was familiar with, near the look-off and the prettiest part of the area.  I was appalled to see some terrible […]

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Top 5 Fall Hikes in Halifax, Nova Scotia

5. Blue Mountain Hiking Trail      This area was historically in flux with logging and was once a proposed open-pit quarry.  Encroached upon by nearby development,  it now hopes to become the cornerstone of a long-promised urban wilderness park (help these people make it happen).      The trail is completely unmarked, rugged and not […]

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Outdoor Recreation Is Blooming In Clayton Park

Dog parks, walking trails, sports fields, and active transport. The Halifax Mainland Common, located in Clayton Park, has been recently upgraded.  Back in January, the city moved to replace off-leash dog facilities from Africville Park to a different location.  After consultations with a very engaged public, the Halifax Mainland Common was chosen as the site […]

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10 Must-Do Outdoor Adventures For Spring in Halifax, NS

     This time of year we begin to emerge from indoor hibernation looking for places to soak in the fresh, colourful rebirth of Spring.  As things turn from grey to green, trails change from frozen solid to soft, muddy, and wet.  Be sure to wear rugged, waterproof footwear that will stand up to Spring […]