Tag Archive: Fox Island

Mar 26

Champney’s West 25 years on from the moratorium

Fantastic article on the CBC about the community and how the residents have ensured that  it has managed to flourish over the last 25 years .  Well done Wanda Pippy on a  great interview http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/champneys-west-community-spirit-1.4039507  

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Oct 10

Champney’s West Trail get Expansion and Overhaul

Some great publicity in The Packet this week Excerpt from an article this week in The Packet “The trail has been expanded from 2.7 km to 5.3 km to go right around the peninsula of Champney’s West. With the upgrades, the trail is now part of the provincial trail system along with famous local trails …

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Sep 07

Creative Lunacy !

The folks from Ottawa have been visiting our lovely province and were lucky enough to drop by Champney’s West This is what they had to say   http://www.ottawalife.com/2016/08/chips-off-the-rock-random-musings-from-a-come-from-away-part-2/

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Sep 07

Fox Island Trail – map

It may be some time before Hike Discovery is able to publish the official map, but for any of you wanting to explore this beautiful trail the map is shown below

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Aug 04

Walking Sticks and Wood Spirits – yours with a donation

Everett Piercey has generously donated carved walking sticks and carved wood spirits in support of our fundraising. While quantities last, a minimum donation of $100 will receive a carved walking stick; a minimum donation of $50 will receive a carved wood spirit.  You can make a donation using the Donate button on our website at:  …

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Jul 09

The Extended Fox Island Trail

Awesome, spectacular, gorgeous, beautiful just some of the words we have heard people use to describe the newly extended Fox Island Trail We hope the photos below convince you to come and see for yourself Photo credit Wanda Pippy    

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Sep 29

Come visit Fox Island Trail – just follow the signs

The Fox island trail is one of my favourite walking trails in the area.  A little know gem of a trail that in my opinion is a rival to the Skerwink trail.  Come visit Champney’s West, follow the signs and hike the trail. If you get tired or just want to enjoy the view take a …

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