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The Top 5 Best Hiking Trails In Halifax, NS

     Website traffic compiled by HalifaxTrails.ca for the past year (2019) says these are the 5 top hiking trails in Halifax, Nova Scotia: 5) Blue Mountain Hiking Trail 2-hour hike. 30-minute drive from downtown. Unmarked trails. Not for inexperienced hikers.      Accessible at the ends of cul-de-sacs in Hammonds Plains with no markings […]

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Best Halifax Hikes (Within 30 Minutes of Downtown)

For locals and visitors alike, one of Halifax’s most attractive qualities is its proximity to nature—including dozens of lakes, stunning coastline, spectacular views, and hiking trails which connect it all. The best part is that if you’re right in Halifax, you don’t need to drive more than 30 minutes (and in many cases, as little […]

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A Detailed Guide To Avoiding Ticks

    With the arrival of Spring in Nova Scotia, we continue to see the tick problem skyrocket.  A rarity in this province only years ago, ticks are now a well-established reality.  They join mosquitos, black flies and deer flies as our most loathsome pests.  Beyond an annoyance, some ticks bring dangerous pathogens with them.  Concern about […]

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Best Apps For Nature Lovers – Top 5 Apps For Outdoors

Best Apps For Nature Lovers      Best Apps For Nature Lovers, campers, hikers, photographers & outdoor enthusiasts.  My top 5 favourite apps after spending plenty of time hiking, camping & exploring local nature areas.  Apps come and go, but these 5 are staples in my digital kit. iNaturalist      On everyone’s best apps […]

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5 Colourful Autumn Hiking & Biking Adventures In Halifax, Nova Scotia

 Subscribe on YouTube 5 Of The Best Fall Hiking & Biking Trails In Halifax      5 Adventures, each accomplished in 2 hours or less.  The custom-made maps are intended to be opened on your phone’s Google Maps app for use as a real-time GPS reference.  Never rely solely on your phone for navigation and […]