Tag: Cape North

North Highlands Nordic Accommodations

Plan your trip to North Highlands Nordic starting with cozy accommodations! There’s a range of options in Cape North and surrounding areas. Ski and Stay North Highlands Nordic is partnering with the Highlands Hostel, Sidanna Retreat, and True North Destinations to provide “Ski and Stay” packages. Simply let the accommodations provider know when you would like to ski or snowshoe,…

Nordic Centre Offers Cure for Covid Blues – NHN

“It’s the medication for COVID angst.” – Linda Murray by David Jala, Saltwire – Atlantic Canada, February 14, 2022 (view article online) Cross-country ski enthusiasts Linda Murray, left, and Sandra Curtis are shown enjoying a recent day out on the trails of the North Highlands Nordic centre. The upgraded facility includes 12 kilometres of groomed trails in one of Cape…

Community Coaching Course – NHN

North Highlands Nordic by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 14, 2022 Cross Country Nova Scotia is excited to offer the Community Coaching Course with delivery online and on-snow, at North Highlands Nordic. This course is designed by Nordiq Canada and delivered by CCNS. The focus is to enable coaches to deliver high-quality ski instruction to children/youth and to become…

Hooked on Skiing at North Highlands Nordic

Successful Start to Programs by Katie Fougere, North Highlands Nordic, January 24, 2022 CAPE NORTH, NS: North Highlands Nordic youth programs are grounded in tradition. Let’s take a peek back in time. Did you know in the early 1980’s NHN initiated the first learn-to-ski program in Canada, for children ages 3-6; dubbed the JackBunnies? Due to the enthusiasm for cross-country…

NHN Warm Room Ready for 2022!

Construction photo December 18, 2021 Important Infrastructure by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, November 27, 2021 (updated Jan. 14) CAPE NORTH, NS: North Highlands Nordic completed construction of a warm room, though due to COVID restrictions it will be officially open to the public at a later date. NHN kicked off 2021 with a new access trail; parking area; and…

NHN & Cape North 1st Annual Christmas Market

Mark Your Calendar! by North Highlands Nordic, November 26, 2021 (updated Dec 16) A complete Christmas experience! Pick up your fresh Christmas Tree from the Lions Club then come inside to enjoy a delicious Big Breakfast hosted by North Highlands Nordic and shop local for goodies from a variety of local vendors while enjoying local live music and then get…

Season Extension Possibility at North Highlands Nordic

April skiing at NHN – conditions and weather permitting by North Highlands Nordic, February 27, 2021 North Highlands Nordic – After yesterday’s announcement by Dr. Strang, new travel restrictions have been put in place for those living in the HRM and two neighbouring municipalities. This comes into effect February 27th, at 8:00 a.m., until at least March 26th. North Highlands…

Cape North Skier Set Goal to Ski 1,000km

‘I Just Love it’ by Erin Pottie, Cape Breton Post, March 19, 2019 f Note We particularly enjoy skier stories. As we approach 2021, we recall a story of determination by a Cape North skier, Freda McEvoy, who challenged herself to ski 1,000km during the 2018-2019 season. McEvoy advises that skiing alleviates her symptoms of arthritis and she just “loves…

Construction + Trail Addition at North Highlands Nordic

Excitement is Building by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, November 25, 2020 (updated January 6, 2021) f A strong community of volunteers is ensuring the legacy of North Highlands Nordic continues, as the walls of a new groomer building rise up, during a multi-phase infrastructure project.   Situated in a natural snowbelt, lies the 12km of expertly groomed cross-country ski and…