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Guides Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Outdoor Winter Activity Guide

     Community rinks, ponds & lakes for skating. Sledding hills, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing trails (including free snowshoe lending & rental locations).  Add a location with this map, or contact me with info. Click on icons for more details. Be safe: minimum ice thickness should be 15-20cm. Map  Winter Activity Info Halifax Ice […]

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Hiking Nature

Colpitt Lake Keith – Halifax Tree People

     Located at the West end of Colpitt Lake in the Backlands, Keith spends his days watching Osprey and more than 40 species of migratory birds who visit this area exclusively.   Some of Keith’s oldest ancestors live on the Northeast side of the lake and may well be over a century old.  This is no small feat when […]

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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

Up Your Instagram: 10 Epic Landscape Photoshoot Locations Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

That meal probably tasted better than it looked, and no one really cares about your 50th pet photo this month.  It’s time to level-up your social media feeds with some attention-grabbing photos.

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Nature Nova Scotia

Birch Cove Rangers

     By now, hopefully, you have heard about the ongoing struggle to protect the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes wilderness area.  Hopefully, you have written a letter to the HRM and contacted your local councillor.  The Nova Scotia Public Lands Coalition, supported by the  Ecology Action Centre,  Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia, Halifax Field Naturalists, CPAWS […]

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Nature Nova Scotia

Open Letter To HRM Council: Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Park

     I run a website which helps people find and explore outdoor adventures.  I get plenty of traffic which results in many emails and interactions with tourists and locals alike.  On a weekly basis, I get emails from tourists who are planning their trip to Halifax and ask me which areas they should explore. […]