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Journalist Michelle Brunet writes in Celtic Life International about hiking the Cape Breton Highlands, off the Cabot Trail.
She interviewed Jason McNeil about North River Falls (described in our article on our 3 favorite waterfall hikes)
Park expert Marieve Theriault on Mt. Franey
And Dr. Paul on trails along Indian Brook (for full article see, September, Celtic Life International, starting on page 32) Below is an excerpt:
On hiking: Celtic Life International
Cape Smokey is a nice little ski area on the Cabot Trail, right at the edge of Ingonish.
It is open through March, from Friday through Sunday and everyday during March Break.
Staffed by volunteers, the rentals and skiing are very economical. And best of all are the
views you get of Ingonish Island, Ingonish Harbor and Middlehead.
The conditions were good the day I visited in March and I couldn’t help but look out on the
Harbour, each time I got to the top. Pack ice comes in from the Atlantic and forms an amazing
There aren’t many skiiers there on a Friday, so the [...]
Incredible coastal vistas provide the backdrop to the abundant sea life found in the north Atlantic, featuring
whales, seals and many seabirds and fish. You never know what may come up ‘out of the blue’! Dolphins, tuna, halibut, the ebb and flow of thousands of mackerel coming with the tides…
You get a hint as you cross over with the Englishtown Ferry and join the Atlantic side of Cape Breton.
Here we offer Whale Watch Excursions (zodiac and big boat), puffin tours; lobster adventures, deep sea fishing; and the more portable tours with Yolo Boards (Stand Up Paddling), canoes and even sea kayaks…
Take in Cape Breton’s beautiful scenery from the water!
Glide through local lakes and ponds as you watch eagles soar and moose graze along the shoreline. At Cabot Shores, we’re all about exploring beautiful places to get away from it all, learning new skills, having once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters, meeting great people and introducing you to an eco-friendly way of travel.
Explore Church Pond and Indian Brook while gliding across the water across Indian Brook and Church Pond
Tour down North River and the Margaree. You can go solo or take one of our double kayaks or fit a
dog friend in with you for [...]
4 Seasons’ Adventurers (Velo Cape Breton’s Jacques & Micheline)
Do you remember the feeling of joy when you first got on a bicycle (or motorcycle) when you
were able really to GO somewhere? We get a number of passionate cyclists (and bikers) coming to
Cabot Shores from near and far…
…And every once in a while, you meet pioneers who make a big difference around Cape Breton, who help
guide people on and off Island. These “travel adventurers” fit into a special category for me and two avid cyclists–
Jacques Cote and Micheline Guillot started a bicycle club 9 years ago called Velo Cape Breton (helping [...]