Monday, April 23, 2012



Above:Some of the CBIH members and walkers from Atlantic Canada.

A great weekend of walking with friends who attended these two weekend walk events. Excellent weather along the trail at Irish Cove/Uist Lake on Sunday 22 April.

DSCF0401 DSCF0403 Please note: this was a previous walk along the brook at Rotary Park

The weather was even better and the trail much drier on Saturday, 21 April when we strolled through Sydney and Rotary and Wentworth Parks and visited the "Big Fiddle along the Sydney boardwalk. It was T-shirt weather!!


Above: Atlantic Directors Meeting held at the Cambridge Suites:

L - R: Iain Allen - Trails Coordinator DVC (Dartmouth), Heather MacLeod - President CNVC (Truro), Lynda Kanne VP Valley Trekkers VC & Rick Kanne Trails Coordinator for the Valley Trekkers, Sue Banks - Atlantic Director for the Canadian Volkssport Federation, Rollie Coombes -Acting Trails Coord for CBIH, Elsie Buck - President CB Island Hoppers VC, Joe MacKinnon - Past President Cape Breton Island Hoppers VC.


Above: Joe MacKinnon is presented with his well deserved Past Presidents Pin. The pin was presented by Susan Banks Atlantic Director for CVF.

Congratulations to Joe MacKinnon who had led the club for the past four or more years! Good job my friend!



Above: Barb Thistle, Cal Thistle (Photo taken in the Highland National Park)

Barb Thistle and Cal Thistle will lead the walk event on Sunday, 29 April 2012 at 2:00pm.

Walk Distance: 5/10k Rating: 2B

Registration will begin at 1:30pm

Location: Louisbourg - Kennington Cove

Direction to Start/Finish Point:

From Sydney follow hwy 22 to Main Street in Louisbourg, at Riverdale and Wolfe Street (near the fountain) "watch for" the CBIH "WALK SIGNS" signs indicating the direction to Kennington Cove area.

"Come on, its time to get outside and walk with your friends, have some fun and get a little exercise at the same time."

There is "no rain date" with the CB Island Hoppers, after 15 years of walking we haven't had anyone melt away on the trail due to a little or even a lot of rain!!!