Author Archives: Kirsten Newman

Benefits of a Hike in the Rain

The theme song that was most appropriate for today’s hike became B.J. Thomas’ 1970 hit from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head But that doesn’t mean my eyes Will soon be turning red Crying’s … Continue reading

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Getting off the Pavement at Islet Lake

The trails at Islet Lake are for “glam” hikers.  However, no one seemed to mind having the opportunity to walk three or four abreast and use an outhouse every few kilometres!  The trails we hiked this Sunday are part of … Continue reading

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North Miquelon 4×4

One cannot hike Miquelon North without being reminded that it was a St. Francis Xavier Biology 30 class that put in the section of Waskahegan Trail from Miquelon Lake Park to just beyond Horseshoe Lake in the 1970s. To commemorate … Continue reading

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