Monday, July 31, 2017


Sunday 30 July 2017: Photos by Martha Hood

Great walk lovely dinner after the walk organized by our ever capable Diana MacDonald and to finish off the evening a nice cup of tea an birthday cake to honor Cheryl the birthday girl. This milestone event was held at Cal and Barb's summer place. Awesome evening.

The start point briefing
Diana MacDonald finally gets a well deserved award as a volkssport volunteer

Shirley talks about dogs

The 5k are ready to roll.

Julie Dzaich leads the way!

Heading towards the loch and canal

Cal Thistle

Enjoying the view!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

MIDDLE RIVER - Gold Brook Mine Trail

16 July 2017 on the Gold Brook Mine Trail:

Where one of the former culverts has collapsed No barrier for the Island Hoppers!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Tater Tours at Fortress Louisbourg and The Old Town Trail:

Arrival of Tater Tours

Rollie, Don, Ann and Malcolm

Miss Ann and Mr. Malcolm

Barb and Rollie conversing with some of our guest at the info centre.

Back on the bus and heading to the trail head!

The Old Town Trail

The Red Chairs along the trail; these are found through out the national parks

Barb Thistle with three of our visitors.

The town of Louisbourg as seen from Fortress Louisbourg.

"The people of the fortress"

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Anniversary Weekeend - Ingonish

The 80 registered walkers at Warren Lake!

Shirley Cruickshank's, John Cruickshank's and Cal Thistle

The stairway to the look-off at Broad Cove Mountain

The "red chairs" can be found almost anywhere in the national parks

Broad Cove Mountain Look-off

Looking towards Cape Smokey, newest addition to The Highlands National Park

Barb Thistle VP  CBIH and Cal Thistle Pres. CBIH