Hiking Trails of Mainland Nova ScotiaRegular price $24.95
Pack up and get ready to hike the beautiful trails of Nova Scotia. From Yarmouth to the Canso Causeway, this new updated edition of Hiking Trails of Mainland Nova Scotia, a companion to Hiking Trails of Cape Breton, provides illustrated descriptions of the most enjoyable and challenging hikes that mainland Nova Scotia has to offer. Michael Haynes hiked and mapped every trail in 2011 and describes the featured routes — from quiet afternoon excursions to serious multi-day expeditions.
Profiling 60 trails, including Cape Split, Brier Island, and portions of the newly created Cape to Cape Trail, the book includes detailed maps and descriptions as well as information on getting to the trailhead, GPS coordinates, time and length, and facilities. Photographs of interesting sites, charts, hiking tips, and sidebars on historical, cultural, and natural subjects round out the experience. Completely revised, this new edition offers at least one trail per county in mainland Nova Scotia and often many more. Whether you're a long-time resident or a visitor new to the province, this book is an essential companion. Haynes will also maintain a companion blog for the book at http://hikingnovascotia.blogspot.ca and a Facebook page for updates, corrections, and comments.
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.
Rock Climbing Nova ScotiaRegular price $48.00
Rock Climbing Nova Scotia is the first printed guidebook for rope climbing in Nova Scotia in over 15 years. In that time the number of crags and routes have almost doubled to 701 routes at 50 crags. In researching for this guide, Alec Soucy and ToddFoster made extensive site visits, interviewed the key players in the development of climbing in Nova Scotia, collected rock samples and spoke with geology experts, and reference all previous documented guides from 1976 and on. The result is not only the most up-to-date climbing guide for the province but also the most comprehensive explanation of the geology
- Published by Alec Soucy & Todd Foster in 2019
Waterfalls of Nova ScotiaRegular price $27.95
Nova Scotia is blessed with numerous must-see waterfalls, and this volume from self-described “waterfall addict” Benoit Lalonde brings together 100 of the province’s best.
Conveniently categorized by the government of Nova Scotia scenic route system, this rich compendium includes famous waterfalls such as Garden of Eden Fall, Wentworth Falls, Cuties Hollow, Annandale Falls and Butcher Hill Falls, as well as lesser-known but easy to locate gems. In addition to providing useful information on the height, type, and hiking distance of each waterfall, their degree of difficulty to reach is also assessed for the convenience of both novice and advanced hikers alike.
Featuring gorgeous colour photographs and individual maps of each location, Waterfalls of Nova Scotia offers an invaluable reference as well as a tribute to the beauty of the falls and the natural splendour waiting to be discovered.
The Best of The Great Trail - Volume 1Regular price $29.95
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.
Hide and Seek with Jazzy and Friends BookRegular price $15.00
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