Posts by BRMB

Amazing Angling in Washington State

From its thousands of lakes and rivers to the wild waters of the Pacific Ocean, Washington State offers the perfect fishing hole for every angler. To give you an idea of what to expect from this Pacific Northwest fishing paradise, here are 12 top fishing destinations across the state.

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Get More Backroad Mapbooks Topographic Maps With the Topo Maps+ App

Did you know that Backroad Mapbooks' full range of Canada-wide maps are available for purchase through the Topo Maps+ app? This versatile navigation app turns your phone into a fully-functioning GPS unit, allowing you to navigate the backcountry easier than ever before. Check out the following blog to learn more about using Backroad Mapbooks with the Topo Maps+ app.
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12 Wildlife Viewing Hotspots in the Spokane Area

From rare birds to big mammals like grizzly bears and wolves, wildlife viewers in Washington State can see it all. One of the best regions of Washington for spotting wild animals is in the northeast – here is a list of the best places to view wildlife within easy driving distance of Spokane.

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Washington’s Top 10 Paddling Routes

Whether on the ocean, on a lake or in a river or creek, canoers and kayakers have a lot of incredible paddling routes to choose from in Washington State. To get you acquainted with your options, here are 10 great paddles in Washington!

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BRMB is proud to announce the addition of our ATV and Snowmobile Trail Overlays for the Gaia GPS app!

For decades, ATVers and snowmobilers across Canada have trusted Backroad Mapbooks to provide them with the most comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date trail coverage available on the market. BRMB is here to keep you on track during your ATV or snowmobile adventure. We show you over 110,000 km (68,000 mi) of ATV/OHV trails and close to 145,000 km (90,000 mi) of snowmobile trails from coast to coast, and you can now access this entire trail database via the Gaia GPS app.

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Canoe Tripping With the BRMB Crew

  Found to the east of the small, gold-rush era towns of Wells and Barkerville, the Bowron Lakes offer a legendary canoe trip that, while celebrated among paddlers, can be quite daunting to those not used to extended lake travel. Covering 118 km (73 mi), including 10 km (6.2 mi) of portages, the circuit can test the mettle of any …

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Hitting the Trails at the High Lonesome Nature Reserve

  A great series of hiking trails with a micro-brewery close by for refreshment? It doesn’t get any better than that. And even the threat of rain couldn’t keep us from heading out to explore High Lonesome Nature Reserve, a short distance from the hamlet of Pakenham.   Donated to the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust in 2012, this 81 hectare …

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Exploring Ontario’s Egan Chutes

  As you walk along the sandy trail from the parking area, the calm York River gives no preview to what’s ahead. But the closer you get to the chutes, the more the sound of rushing water grows, assaulting your ears with its volume.   Egan Chutes is a non-operating Ontario Park and unless you know where you are heading, …

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