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The 2,232 km (1,387 mi) Alaska Highway was constructed during WWII to counter the threat of Japanese attack on the west coast of North America. A joint effort between the US and Canada, the Highway was a tremendous feat of road building, making its way through some of the most remote and barren land on the continent....Read More >
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September 18, 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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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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