Posts by BRMB Team

The Best Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Fishing Lakes & Streams

The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is well-known for its many great fishing options. The region offers a plethora of spectacular locations from the Highway 24 and Quesnel areas in the Cariboo, the higher elevation lakes of the Chilcotin Plateau, offering fishing right through the summer to Bella Coola and the coast where anglers will find some amazing stream fishing. Here’s a …

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NEW BRMB Algonquin Park App – Your Offline Map & Guide for Algonquin Park

Interested in exploring one of Canada’s greatest treasures with the confidence of a good map that works deep in the backcountry? Then look no further! Backroad Mapbooks has just launched a new app specific to Algonquin Park and the surrounding area. Available for both IOS and Android users, the Algonquin Park Adventure Map app shows all the paddling routes, campsites, …

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Camping Alternatives in Ontario

If you think it seems impossible to get a campsite at an Ontario Provincial Park this year, you are not alone. With folks wanting to get out into nature due to COVID restrictions, parks are getting slammed with campers, many exploring this activity for the first time. Even the National Parks and Conservation Areas are booked up as well. What’s …

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Exploring the Rocky Mountains Backcountry

While the National Parks; Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho, steal all the glory when it comes to tourist destinations, those looking to get well off the beaten path and explore nature at its finest will find plenty of exciting destinations in the provincial parks which make their way along the Great Divide. It is time to give these other parks …

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The Ultimate Northern BC Road Trip

Northern British Columbia is a vast and rugged part of the province. Two main highways make their way through this landscape. Separating at Prince George, Highway 16 heads west to Prince Rupert, meeting Highway 37, which winds its way up the western interior while Highway 97 travels the eastern interior, visiting Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson on …

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The Ultimate Rocky Mountain Road Trip

The Rocky Mountains are by far the most popular destination for visitors, both from and to Canada. The National Parks that straddle these majestic peaks; Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho are considered the Crown Jewels of the Parks Canada park system. With so much to see and do, where do you begin? Here are a few useful hints and trip …

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Trout Fishing in Algonquin Park

With trout fishing season in full swing in Algonquin Park, anglers are already hitting some of the park’s famous fishing lakes. Here is a quick guide to making the most of your time in this world-famous trout fishing hot spot.

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Ultimate Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Road Trip

World famous canoe routes, cattle ranching, Gold Rush trails, rainforests and spirit bears, the diverse makeup of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is an explorer’s dream. For its vast area, there are few main highways or paved roads running through the region. However, thousands of kilometres of backroads abound and it would be easy to lose yourself for days, or even months, discovering this unique part of British Columbia.

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Exploring Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is a vast landscape, home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the entire province. While roads travel as far north as Pickle Lake, over 60% of Northwestern Ontario has no road access! Highway 11 and 17 make their way into Northwestern Ontario from the east, merging from Nipigon through to Thunder Bay. Separating at Thunder Bay, …

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Must-Fish Lakes in Southern Alberta

Southern Alberta is home to countless lakes offering some pretty spectacular fishing. While some are well-known and popular destinations, others are hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Some offer easy access and can be quite busy, others require a hike and often in these instances, an angler will find they have a lake all to themselves. Here is a …

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Responsible Outdoor Adventuring During COVID-19

We can all do our part in slowing the spread of coronavirus. Luckily for BRMB users, our favourite activities are already in compliance with health regulations – there is no better place for social distancing than in the backcountry. Here are a few pointers for enjoying the outdoors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Top Ten ATV Trails in Alberta

Alberta offers the ATV rider just about every trail option possible. From massive sand dunes to grasslands and forests that transition to the rolling Rocky Mountain foothills, riders will not be disappointed by the riding available in all corners of the province. With so much terrain to cover and explore for not only ATV’s, but OHV drivers and dirt bike …

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Doing Your Part for Earth Day 2021

While Earth Day is a world-wide event, it really is each of our own individual actions that make the difference. There are countless ways to contribute to the health of the planet. Some are truly just common sense.

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Camping in the COVID Age

More than ever, people are looking to get outdoors to camp next to that lake, in the woods or on a mountain to enjoy nature at its best. To stay safe and healthy, proper camping hygiene is more important than ever.

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