[sust-mar] Hike NS Fall Hikes, Events & Courses

Janet Barlow info at hikenovascotia.ca
Mon Sep 4 00:49:54 EDT 2017

​Hike NS Fall Hikes, Events & Courses

Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series 2017

Hike Nova Scotia and 28 host organizations across the province have
partnered up to offer the 2017 Fall Guided Hike Series from September to
November. There are 50 hikes led by local folks and participants qualify to
win “trail prizes.” Hikes are free and pre-registration is required unless
otherwise indicated in the schedule. Hike NS thanks its partners for
organizing the hikes on the ground as well as the ParticipACTION 150 Play
List and the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage for their
support. Check out details in the schedule found at www.hikenovascotia.ca.

Trailgate Canada 150 Volunteer Trail Maintenance Days

Hike NS and six community trail groups will offer Trailgate Canada 150
events across the province this fall. These volunteer trail maintenance
days give hikers a chance to help out their local community trail group.
All equipment and guidance on trail maintenance is provided and volunteers
will enjoy a “trailgate” party with barbeque and cake to celebrate Canada’s
150th. This project is funded by the Government of Canada. Events include:

-September 16 - Economy (Thomas's Cove Coastal Trail)
-September 16 - Meat Cove (Seawall Trail)
-September 23 - Antigonish (Keppoch Mountain)
-September 30 - Halifax (Mainland Common)
-October 14 - Green Bay (Green Bay - Broad Cove Trail)
-October 14 - October 14 - Gulliver's Cove, Digby Co. (Gulliver’s Head Look

For more information, go to www.hikenovascotia.ca.

Registration for Hike NS Fall/Winter Courses Open

Registration is now open for Hike NS’s fall and winter courses across Nova
Scotia. They range from how to share nature with children to Urban Poling
to how to be a hike leader to navigation. The specific offerings
include:Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop; Urban Poling workshop; Field
Leader - Hiking Courses; Field Leader - Winter Module; Field Leader -
Overnight Module; and Navigation Maps & Compass Courses. Dates, locations
and costs vary, depending upon the course. Learn more and register at

Urban Poling Clinic Sept. 9, Halifax

Hike NS and Urban Poling will offer a Quick Start Urban Poling Clinic in
Halifax on Saturday, September 9 from 10 am to 12 pm in Point Pleasant
Park. Learn now to Nordic Walk! The cost is $25 and participants must
register in advance. The clinic is taught by a certified Urban Poling
Instructor and demo poles will be available for use and for sale after the
session. Learn more at www.hikenovascotia.ca.
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