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Revered by canoers, hikers, anglers and wildlife viewers alike, Algonquin Park is one of Canada’s most celebrated wilderness destinations. To help you navigate this incredible park, Backroad Mapbooks has released an updated version of our Algonquin Park Waterproof Map, jam-packed with adventure information.More Info >
The Okanagan Valley & Shuswap area is full of fantastic fishing lakes, and our latest edition waterproof rec map for the area is your guide to angling success. Here are just a few of the many lakes you will find on these industry-leading topographic maps.More Info >
BRMB is pleased to announce the release of our 4th Edition Okanagan Valley & Shuswap BC Waterproof Map! Featuring all the cartographic detail of our Backroad Mapbooks at an even larger scale, plus numerous updates and expansions from our last edition, this is the number one outdoor recreation map for this incredible part of BC!More Info >

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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Here at Backroad Mapbooks, fishing holds a special place in our hearts. That’s why we offer Fishing Mapbooks for all of BC and Ontario. Read on to find out everything we have packed in to these Mapbooks, specifically designed to give you the angling advantage.More Info >
With lakes all across the country beginning to freeze over, it is almost time to grab the auger and fishing rod and head out for a day of ice fishing! Here’s your beginner’s how-to guide to get you started on the ice, as well as some of the best places to drop a line from coast to coast.More Info >
The latest version of our Atlantic Canada Backroad GPS Maps are available now and you won’t find a more detailed, comprehensive or easy-to-use guide for exploring this region anywhere. Read on to discover some of the features of these industry-leading GPS Maps.More Info >
Snowmobiling is easily one of the most exciting winter sports to enjoy in Canada, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. Follow these simple safety tips to stay safe and have fun on your sled this winter!More Info >
The northern lights, or Aurora borealis, are one of the most impressive natural phenomena that you can lay your eyes upon. Here is our list of 10 great places to view the northern lights across the country.More Info >
Tucked away in the southeast corner of BC is one of the world’s most incredible skiing and snowboarding destinations. Here is our quick guide to the Powder Highway, legendary for its steep terrain and generous dumps of champagne powder.More Info >
From coast to coast, winter presents some unique opportunities for viewing wildlife. To get you started on your winter wildlife viewing adventure, we’ve put together the following list.More Info >
The team at Adventure Smart have put together the Hug a Tree and Survive program for kids who may find themselves in an emergency situation in the wilderness. Here is a brief overview for kids and adults to get you acquainted with what do in case you get lost.More Info >
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