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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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With so much amazing backcountry to explore all across Canada, it would be a shame not to strap on a pair of skis or snowshoes or fire up the snowmobile and get outside! To help keep your adventures safe and fun, we have put together a beginner’s guide to avalanche safety.





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Although trail mix can be a great option for a snack on the trail, or a simple snack while camping, store-bought brands can be expensive and come with a lot of unhealthy (and unnecessary) ingredients. That is why we have put together this handy cheat sheet to make your own trail mix, and we have even added some tried and true recipes!



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While winter presents all sorts of exciting adventure opportunities in Canada, it also poses unique risks and challenges. Two of the most common, and avoidable, medical emergencies that occur outdoors in winter are frostbite and hypothermia. Here is our introductory guide to recognizing, treating and preventing frostbite and hypothermia.



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Though the winter on the west coast can be a bit milder than across Canada, it is still not anyone’s ideal running weather. However, with the right tips, tricks, gear and exciting trails to conquer you will be enjoying a January jog in no time! Here is our BC Winter Trail running 101 and some great places to go!



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Snow tubing is one of the fastest growing winter sports in Canada. It requires little skill and offers big thrills for adventurers of all ages and abilities! Here are our picks for the best places in Canada to snow tube this winter.





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Cold winter days got you feeling a little rough? Well, there is nothing better than spending a day with some four-legged friends to help pipe up your spirits! Dog sledding is a unique and exciting way to enjoy the winter and an even better reason to get out and try something new. Here are 8 Great places to try it in Canada!

 

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Snowshoeing is the fastest growing winter activity in the world, with more and more people taking up this easy-to-learn sport every day. From casual walks through a city park to extended wilderness outings, here are some of our top picks for snowshoeing from coast to coast.



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