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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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To celebrate the upcoming winter fishing season, we have put together some tips and tricks for catching our favourite wintertime fish – yellow perch, whitefish and steelhead.   

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Could you use a $500 Shopping spree at backroadmapbooks.com to help fund your holiday gift giving, or your own personal adventure? If your answer is “oh heck yeah!”, then read on.

 

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With Remembrance Day upon us, we have taken some time to explore some of this holiday’s symbolism, as well as the relationship between mapmaking and our military heritage. As it turns out, the two are very closely related!

 

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Eager to find the hottest winter adventures? Look no further! We’ve put together a list of the hottest hot springs in Western Canada, so kick back, relax and let the adventures soothe you.

 

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At Backroad Mapbooks, we are immensely grateful for the freedom to go out and explore our beautiful outdoors. With this in mind, we have put together a list of some of Canada’s most spectacular and lesser known monuments to our esteemed veterans.

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If you are looking for something to warm you up from the inside out and want to experience a true soldier’s drink on Remembrance Day, put your poppy on, make some hot rum and toast to the Canadian Veterans young and old who sacrificed their lives and wellbeing to make this amazing country what it is today.

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In the spirit of Halloween and combining our love of the outdoors and freekishly spooky and disturbing movies we bring you BRMB’s Top 10 Backroad / Road Trip Horror Movies, straight from the folks at Backroad Mapbooks HQ.

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This delicious Halloween treat is sure to be a hit at any costume party, and even makes a perfect pairing to sweeten up your fall hike. With orange, and brown and everything peanut butter and chocolate, these tasty Reese’s Muddy Buddies by Mom on Timeout will trick your taste buds into wanting more and more of this treat.

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With Halloween only days away, the BRMB team’s exploration of Canadian hauntings leads us into the heart of Canada. From haunted hotels to the very creepy backcountry encounters, these hauntings in the prairies are sure to send shivers up your spine.

 

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BRMB’s East Coast Outdoor Writer, Colin Hughes recaps his trip of a lifetime to the Fundy Shore in Fundy National Park, New Brunswick. One of the 7 wonders of North America - if visiting Fundy National Park is on your bucket list — this must read travel blog gives you everything you’ll need to know about this magical destination.

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The Backroad Mapbooks team knows that wildlife can be one of the major hazards encountered in the outdoors. We’ve put together a list of wildlife species to watch out for, how to avoid encounters and what to do if attacked.


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Here at Backroad Mapbooks, we love Halloween. To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of our favourite places to catch a glimpse of the paranormal in the Maritimes.


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