A for Adventure Children's Book (Paperback)Regular price $19.95
The A is for Adventure book is a rhyming A-Z children’s book for kids of all ages. The book goes through the alphabet, each letter a different activity or lesson, accompanied with incredible illustrations that will ignite the imagination.
The book is also meant to educate, and focuses on hard and soft skills for children to get into the healthy habit of adventure. It is our goal to inspire the next generation to get outside and play, creating a foundation for a happier, healthier life… and a better life for our planet too!
A is for Adventure is written by Jan Sebastian LaPierre, who drew inspiration from his own love for the outdoors, and his work as a recreation therapist at a children’s hospital in mental health and addictions (the IWK in Halifax). The illustration are all originals done by the incredible award-winning artist, Christopher Hoyt. Christopher uses pen, ink and water colour to bring each letter to life and captivate any reader, young or old.
The book is printed and bound in Canada, with our partners Taylor Printing Group in Frederiction, New Brunswick in a 100% renewable energy facility, using vegetable-based ink and printed on FSC certified paper. It is published by A for Adventure Inc.
Hiking Trails of Cape Breton, 2nd EditionRegular price $19.95
This revised edition has new and detailed information on 40 new hiking trails on Cape Breton Island, ranging from its very northern tip at Money Point all the way to the Ghost Beach Trail, which begins as soon as you cross the Canso Causeway. This hands-on account of the most enjoyable, challenging, family-oriented, and entertaining hiking trails in Cape Breton have been personally mapped, explored, and conquered by the author and provide accurate, helpful and poignant tips and pointers on how to enjoy each of these hikes — from a quick stroll after lunch to full and multi-day excursions.
This new and revised edition of Hiking Trails of Cape Breton takes us to new places and uncovers new trails, all designed to deliver the most accurate and up-to-date information about the delights (and possible hazards) of self-propelled excursions into the woods and mountains in and around the highlands and lowlands of Cape Breton.
As well as instructions for finding each trail and descriptions of the trails themselves, this revised edition of Hiking Trails of Cape Breton, includes maps and synoptic information on length, time, difficulty, other uses, facilities, and the correct topographical map to use. New to 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. Also new to this edition are sidebars on plants, animals, historic sites, and other interesting features of the trails.
The Best of The Great Trail - Volume 1Regular price $29.95
Fundy Footpath - Hikers Guide Book (2019 Edition)Regular price $25.00
If you plan to hike the Fundy Footpath this book is one of the most important pieces of equipment you will need. This guide book was written by trail volunteers from the Fundy Hiking Trail Association who know the trail intimately. It includes everything you need to know about hiking the 41 km strenuous, multi day hiking trail along the Fundy Coast. The pocket guide is jam packed with information about what you will need for equipment and what hazards you may find and how to deal with them. It shows you how to use a map and compass. It then includes a detailed breakdown of each of the sections of the trail. It also has information about the human, natural and geological history of the trail.
Note: For updated tide tables go to Fisheries and Oceans Canada 7 day tidal predictions for St. Martins – There are several river and stream crossings on this trail that are impacted by the tides. Planning with the tides will ensure that your trip isn’t delayed and that you will able to safely cross.
On Foot To Fundy - Dobson Trail - Hiker's Guide Book (2018 Edition)Regular price $25.00
The Dobson Trail is Canada’s Oldest volunteer built and maintained 4 season trail. This guide book was written by volunteers from the Fundy Hiking Trail Association who intimately know this trail. The trail travels 58 kilometers through the wilderness from Riverview to Fundy National Park. The pocket guide is jam packed with information about what you will need for equipment and what hazards you may find and how to deal with them. It shows you how to use a map and compass. It then includes a detailed breakdown of each of the sections of the trail. It also has information about the human, natural and geological history of the trail.
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