From the Back Cover
Grab your hiking boots, water bottle, and a healthy snack and hit the trail! This new edition of Hiking Trails of Cape Breton profiles forty routes, from Money Point to Ghost Beach. In addition to providing instructions for locating each route and in-depth descriptions, Hiking Trails of Cape Breton includes detailed maps and synoptic information on length, time, difficulty, facilities, and the correct topographical map to use. Also found in this edition are trailhead GPS listings for all hikes, and, for those who carry cellphones as safety devices, information about the often-uncertain reception in Cape Breton's mountains and woodlands. Enhanced by dozens of images of the magnificent scenery, this edition features informative sidebars on plants, animals, historic sites, and other appealing features of the trails.
Whether you're planning a family stroll or venturing deep into the Highlands, Hiking Trails of Cape Breton contains all the information needed to make the journey both entertaining and educational.
About the Author
Michael Haynes is one of the leading authorities of the outdoors in Eastern Canada. He is the Director of TransActive Solutions, a company dedicated to improving the walkability and bikeability of Canadian communities. Previously, he was the National Active Transportation and TrailsCanada Coordinator of Go for Green and the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Trails Federation. Recently, Michael has worked on project teams developing a Pedestrian and Cycling Plan for the Regional Municipality of York Ontario, the Regional Trail Plan for Chatham-Kent Ontario, the Active Transportation Plan for the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia, the Hub Trail System for Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, and a rural trail development manual for the province of Alberta. Michael has conducted workshops on Active Transportation more than 50 communities across Canada and regularly presents on trails across Canada and internationally. Michael is a member of the Province of Ontario's Trails Coordinati