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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.Read More >
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January 15, 2018
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BC’s Powder Highway

January 15, 2018

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.Read More >
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January 15, 2018
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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.Read More >
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January 14, 2018
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Canada is full of one-of-a-kind adventures from coast to coast. No matter which type of adventurer you are, there are some places that you just have to see. To fill you in on a few of them, here is our list of Canadian bucket list adventures.Read More >
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January 4, 2018
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Alberta Snowmobile Adventures

December 29, 2017

From the slopes of the Rocky Mountains to the wide-open prairies, Alberta has no shortage of sledding terrain to explore once the snow hits. Here are a few of our top picks for Alberta snowmobile adventures.Read More >
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December 29, 2017
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As the ice thickens on Ontario’s lakes, anglers are eagerly preparing for ice-fishing season. And for residents of the GTA, that perfect angling hot spot may be closer than you think. Here is our list of Southern Ontario’s best ice fishing destinations.Read More >
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December 28, 2017
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2018 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.Read More >
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December 27, 2017
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Polar Bear Dips Across Canada

December 27, 2017

Although it may sound crazy, thousands of sound-minded Canadians choose to ring in the new year by taking a Polar Bear Dip on January 1st. Plunging into freezing waters from coast to coast, Polar Bear Dips are not only the most refreshing way to ring in the new year, they also raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity. Here is where to find a Polar Bear Dip near you.Read More >
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December 27, 2017
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President and co-founder of Backroad Mapbooks, Russell Mussio, knows a thing or two about building your own rink. Having grown up in Trail, BC and raising a family out in the Okanagan, he has mastered the art of winter sports. Here are his tips to get you started on building your own backyard ice rink!Read More >
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December 18, 2017
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Snowmobiling is a way of life in Canada and our country boasts some of the greatest sledding terrain in the world. Here are our top picks for Canada’s best snowmobiling destinations.Read More >
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November 30, 2017
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The Map and the Poppy

November 9, 2017

With Remembrance Day upon us, we have taken some time to explore some of this holiday's symbolism, as well as the relationship between mapmaking and our military heritage. As it turns out, the two are very closely related!Read More >
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November 9, 2017
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At Backroad Mapbooks, we are immensely grateful for the freedom to go out and explore our beautiful outdoors. With this in mind, we have put together a list of some of Canada’s most spectacular and lesser known monuments to our esteemed veterans.




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November 9, 2017
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