Guided winter snowshoe hikes - including WHTA lead in Avondale!

Post date: Jan 4, 2018 1:26:29 PM

Hike NS Guided Snowshoe Hike Series 2018

Hike Nova Scotia and 38 host organizations across the province have partnered up to offer the 2018 Winter Guided Snowshoe Hike Series from January to March. There are over 65 hikes led by local folks and participants qualify to win “trail prizes.” Most hikes are free and require pre-registration unless otherwise indicated in the schedule. Hike NS thanks its partners for organizing the hikes on the ground as well as Goose Lane Editions and the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage for their support. Check out details in the schedule found at

Avondale trail system snowshoe hike Feb. 3rd!

The West Hants Trails Association is pleased to partner with HikeNS to offer a guided hike on the Avondale trail system on Saturday Feb. 3rd, 2018. We'll meet at the Avondale community hall parking lot at 50 Avondale Cross road at 1:45pm for a 2:00pm departure. We will offer two hikes at the same time:

1. Westbrook trail (~ 2.5 km), and;

2. The entire trail system, including all of Westbrook, Mosher and Tunnel quarry trails (~ 5 km).

All trails are of moderate difficulty, with some steep inclines and uneven footing. Please wear the appropriate layers, and bring water. Please keep an eye on this event page for cancellation notices. If you need snowshoes, the WH Rec. department has a free lending program, or check here for other options: