Hiking summit to be held in Parrsboro April 11-13

Andrew Wagstaff
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Hikers from around the province will converge on Parrsboro on April 11-13 for the third annual Nova Scotia Hiking Summit.

PARRSBORO – Hosted by Fundy Geological Museum, the event invites individuals and groups with an interest in hiking, walking and snowshoeing.

The Summit is a celebration of Nova Scotia's hiking culture, which includes sharing best practices, stories and networking opportunities. It will help us grow a hiking, walking and snowshoeing culture in the province.

Limited space is available for this event, so those interested are asked to register early to secure their spot. Registration is $30 for Hike Nova Scotia members and $40 for non-members (who will receive a membership with their registration).

Registration includes: access to hike events and socials; access to Saturday sessions; Saturday morning coffee/snacks, lunch and afternoon coffee/snacks. Registration does not include accommodation. The deadline for registration is April 1.

The agenda for the event includes a Friday afternoon hike at Cape Sharpe at 3 p.m., including a tour of the FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy) centre.

Saturday will see a morning hike at Wasson’s Bluff at 8:30 a.m., various presentations at the museum, and a hike to Partridge Island at 5 p.m.

Sunday will include a morning hike at Ward’s Falls at 9:30 a.m., and an afternoon hike at Old Water Reservoir at 1 p.m.

Visit http://www.hikenovascotia.ca/projects/hiking-summit/ for a full agenda and more information.


Organizations: Fundy Geological Museum, Hike Nova Scotia, Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy

Geographic location: Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Partridge Island Falls

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