BRMB Blog

Stay tuned for the BRMB Blog, where we deliver How-To guides, backcountry recipes, comedy from the Great Outdoors, and more! Have any questions? Send your letters to media@backroadmapbooks.com for a chance to be featured in “Dear Backroads”, where we answer questions from BRMB fans and outdoor adventure junkies.

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This St. Patrick’s Day, the BRMB team feeling extremely lucky to live in a place with such lush and beautiful backcountry! If you feel lucky too - show you care about preserving Canada's natural beauty now and get the low-down on how you can help protect the place you play!More Info >
Here at Backroad Mapbooks, we are all about inspiring adventure! Whether that’s through our products, blogs or events, we are always looking for a way to motivate you to get outside. We are always looking for adventure inspiration as well, which for most of us comes in the form of movies. Check out our top 15 Inspirational Backcountry Movie picks!More Info >
Backpacking can burn a LOT of calories, and that can mean a lot of food to pack along. Lucky for you, we’ have come up with a 5 Day Backcountry Menu to save you space in your bag and keep you full in your belly on your backpacking trek!More Info >
With spring right around the corner, there is not much time left to get out and enjoy the amazing winter recreation opportunities available in Atlantic Canada’s National Parks. From cross-country skiing to snowmobiling, ice-fishing and snowshoeing, we have put together an overview of the best things to see and do in Atlantic Canada’s National Parks this winter.More Info >

Skiing and snowboarding on local slopes across Canada can be a ton of fun, but for those looking for a more adventurous way to ski or snowboard, then heli-skiing or cat-skiing is just the thing for you! Read more to find out about the Canadian-native sports, and get the lowdown on the best places to try it!

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Fat biking is one of the newest and fastest growing sports in Canada. More than just a way to stay in shape for the summer mountain bike season, fat biking offers a unique outdoor adventure experience that needs to be tried at least once. Here is our beginner’s guide to this exciting winter sport.

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It started out as a small idea in the mind of Steve Rock. Design clues to find abandoned homes, barns, vehicles and locations spread through a section of Southern Ontario and get friends out to play in their vehicles in the cold winter months. All clues would be referenced with maps in the Southern Ontario Backroad Mapbook.
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Many families live hectic lives, with working parents and kids involved in more than one activity, and rarely get a chance to even sit down for a meal together let alone spend the day. The BRMB Team has put aside the best “family friendly” hikes across Canada, so you can make the most of your Family Day with your loved ones, get the family out of the house, go explore and make some long-lasting memories the whole family will enjoy!

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After a long day hiking through Canada’s backcountry, it is always nice to unwind with a cool refreshing beverage around the fire. The key is to know what to pack so you are not bogged down by your grog. Check out these 5 drinks to mix on your next backcountry trip!





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As many of our readers know, snowmobiling is one of the most exciting ways to enjoy the outdoors during winter. We have put together a quick list of tips and techniques for making sure your snowmobile adventure goes smoothly.







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Looking for a way to really wow your date this Valentine’s Day? Nothing says romance better than a day spent with your loved one adventuring through the backcountry, so this Valentine’s Day tell your date to take a hike! Check out our favourite places in Canada for a whimsical winter date.



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Love is certainly an unforgettable adventure, so why not make your proposal one too? Here are some EXTREMELY romantic places to pop the question that will certainly have your parter saying "yes" to the adventure of a lifetime with you.





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