Category: Bajan Hikes

Hikes and trails in Barbados.

  • Hiking in Barbados | Run246  | The Barbados Hiking Association (BHA)

    Hiking in Barbados | Run246 | The Barbados Hiking Association (BHA)

    Group Hiking in Barbados recommenced after the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in: July 2022. BHA 2024 Q1 to Q4 walking schedule updated 16th Dec 2023 from: Barbados Hiking Association Facebook page. Run246 produce a regular listing of road running, trail running, triathlon, obstacle course racing and hiking events that take place across Barbados. You can…

  • Renner Yearwood Memorial Hill Challenge 2023

    Renner Yearwood Memorial Hill Challenge 2023

    The 2023 Hill Challenge will be called the Renner Yearwood Memorial Hill Challenge. Renner entered the Hill Challenge in 2013 (3rd), 2014 (1st), 2015 (1st), and 2016 (5th). Sadly he died in 2022. The 2023 Hill Challenge will take place on Monday 1st May 2023. Start time is 6am sharp. Entries are open and the…

  • The Barbados Trailways Project Part 3 – tree planting

    The Barbados Trailways Project Part 3 – tree planting

    The Barbados Trailway Project The Barbados Trailway is a paved bicycle and pedestrian path located primarily on right-of-way lands of the former Barbados Railway. The Barbados Trailway Project The mission of the Barbados Trailway is: Converting the old Barbados Railway reserve into an accessible pathway for pedestrians, runners and cyclists. The Barbados Railway was a…

  • The Barbados Trailways Project Part 2 – the beginning of the refurbishment

    The Barbados Trailways Project Part 2 – the beginning of the refurbishment

    The Barbados Trailway will convert a portion of the disused trainline (which operated from 1881 to 1937) into a 16km paved multi-use trail from Valley Plantation to Consett Bay. It is a fiscally and socially responsible heritage tourism development project that can help to diversify and enhance our tourism product while also providing recreational spaces…

  • Beautiful Barbados

    Beautiful Barbados

    Beautiful Barbados is being spoilt by ecologically uncaring, illegal and unscrupulous fly tippers dumping waste off-the beaten track. Here are some pictures of our beautiful island that only those of us who enjoy hiking and walking in the gullies and trails will ever see. Every parish has similar dumping hot-spots – there are way too many to include…

  • The Barbados Trailways Project

    The Barbados Trailways Project

    The Barbados Trailway Project is an ambitious plan to convert the Train Line into a multi-use pathway for use by Bajan cyclists, walkers and runners. Since the train stopped running in 1937 the tracks were removed and the route used by the surrounding farmers to gain access to their fields. It was also used by…

  • Manjak

    Manjak

    Manjak and the origins of Barbados and the oil deposits we see in the Scotland area began about 50 million years ago and approximately 4 km below the sea level.  The rivers of South America were depositing layers of gravel, sand and organic material across the ocean floor.  The sea was populated with small marine…

  • Barbados Hiking Association 2019 Hill Challenge

    Barbados Hiking Association 2019 Hill Challenge

    Sunrise. The 2019 Hill Challenge started at 6.03am on Wednesday 1st May 2019.  Here are a selection of photos of those who took part in this annual May Bank holiday event. Photos taken by William who was manning two water stops. The first was at Chalky Mount by the old school.  After the last walker…