New Hope For Cape Smokey

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Hope For Cape Smokey by RON BETTS The song “Rise Again,” by songwriter Leon Dubinsky, is an anthem for the resiliency of the Cape Breton spirit. Those lyrics will […]

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Hearts in the Highlands

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Ron Betts, a heli-guide at Mike Wiegele’s, never misses a chance to talk proud about his early ski days on Cape Breton Island. Mountains divide us, and the waste of […]

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Readers go head-to-head

Reading Time: 5 minutes   » I’m profoundly disappointed in the editorial about helmets in skiing and their newly mandated use on Nova Scotia’s slopes. (“Hard-headed in Nova Scotia,” First Tracks, Spring 2012) Mr. […]

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Hard-headed Nova Scotians

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Reading Time: 3 minutes by Iain MacMillan from Spring 2012 issue   Well, we all knew it was going to happen sooner or later; we just didn’t expect Nova Scotia to lead the charge into our new, […]

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Best of skiing in Canada

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Reading Time: 9 minutes It’s time again, another year and another annual insiders’ look at what makes Canadian skiing so distinguished. These pages aren’t filled with facts and stats you’ll find in brochures and […]

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