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Thinking about taking an Island vacation to escape the dreary BC Weather? Why not embrace the wet coast spring with an exhilarating paddling trip on Vancouver Island! Whether you sea kayak, lake canoe, or ride river rapids, here's 10 Spring Paddling Routes you'll love!Read More >
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April 6, 2017
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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!Read More >
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March 7, 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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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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February 17, 2017
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Snowmobiling 101

February 16, 2017

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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February 16, 2017
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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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February 10, 2017
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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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February 7, 2017
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Avalanche Safety 101

February 1, 2017

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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February 1, 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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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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January 27, 2017
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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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January 25, 2017
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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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January 20, 2017
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