Hiking

Comprehensive articles on the best places to go hiking across Canada. Also included are tips and hacks for making the most out of your hiking experience.

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Bugaboo Heli-Hiking Adventure

November 16, 2017

A friend of mine approached my wife, Penny Mussio, and myself about participating in the CMH Heli-hiking adventure in the Bugaboos, close to the Rocky Mountains. My first thoughts, being an avid outdoorsman and co-founder of Backroad Mapbooks, were that this would be some commercialized, watered-down sightseeing adventure for tourists. After all, two years ago, I summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and I have every intention to hike some of the highest peaks in the world in the coming years.Read More >
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November 16, 2017
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With only 6 weeks remaining until our new store opens up in November, my wife, Jenna, and I decided it was our last chance to get out of the city for quite a while! Seizing the opportunity, we decided to head for the Sunshine Coast, an area that we had only been able to explore once before, and only for a couple of days. We geared up our Tacoma and hit the road aiming for Horseshoe Bay.Read More >
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October 30, 2017
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Algonquin Day Hiking Trails

September 15, 2017

The expansive landscape of Algonquin Park offers plenty of opportunities for all kinds of adventures. One of the most popular ways to explore the diverse terrain and catch a glimpse of the abundant wildlife in the park is by going one of the many available day hikes. Trails lead up mountains, along cliffs and deep into the lush forests. 

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September 15, 2017
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Cache us if you can!

August 9, 2017

Saturday, August 19th, 2017, the world celebrates International Geocaching Day. Many veteran geocachers use this day to find and swap souvenirs, track and log caches or attend the many designated geocaching events, but for beginners, it’s also a great day to try it out for the first time.





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August 9, 2017
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Hut hiking is a unique alternative to backcountry camping, allowing explorers to cozy up in the comfort of a cabin instead of roughing it in a tent. Our latest edition Kootenay Rockies Backroad Mapbook offers a special Backcountry Huts and Cabins adventure index, outlining dozens of exciting places to stay the night.Read More >
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June 7, 2017
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From the sky-scraping peaks of BC’s Coast Mountains to the rugged wilderness of the Atlantic Coast, Canada offers a wealth of high-intensity hikes for adrenaline junkies looking to hit the trails. Here is a list of our favourite places to step out of our comfort zone and onto some of Canada’s most exciting hiking trails.Read More >
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May 3, 2017
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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.Read More >
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March 3, 2017
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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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February 17, 2017
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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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January 31, 2017
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Not only does the new year mean new resolutions and goals, but a new year also means fresh opportunity to plan some amazing new adventures! With the celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, along with free admission to all National Parks in Canada, there has never been a better time to start adding some of these places to your Backcountry Bucket List! The BRMB Team has rounded up 20 unbelievable adventures to get you started on your Backcountry Bucket List in Canada for 2017.

 

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January 3, 2017
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2017 is just around the corner, and what better way to ring in the new year than with an outdoor adventure? From backcountry camping in a national park to steaming and soaking in a hot spring, here are our top picks for outdoor adventure across Canada this New Year’s Eve.





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December 20, 2016
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When Animals Attack

October 21, 2016

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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October 21, 2016
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