Posts by BRMB

Backroad Mapbooks – Your Ultimate Guide to Hunting Across Canada

As any hunter knows, Canada’s backcountry is full of wildlife. From large ungulates like moose, elk and caribou to game birds such as grouse, partridges and waterfowl, the options for hunters are as diverse as the land itself. In the remote northern Rocky Mountains, expert trackers spend days or weeks in the bush in search of a trophy mountain goat. …

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CANADA’S BEST OFF-ROAD ADVENTURES

Canada is full of roads and trails that are perfect for off-roading, with world-class four-wheel drive terrain found from coast to coast. This year, why not cross a few must-do off-road routes off your bucket list? To get you started, we’ve put together the following list.

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Backroad Waterfall Exploring at Christie Falls

By Colin Hughes UPDATE: There are reports that the road to Christie Falls is closed about 2 km before the parking lot. If you plan to visit the falls, be prepared for an additional 4 km round-trip hike.   As we came off the ropes at the bottom of the trail and rounded the corner to the base of the …

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New BRMB Trails Overlay for Gaia GPS

Whether you are exploring the rainforests of the wild west coast of British Columbia, trekking among the majestic, towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains, heading deep into the forest of Ontario’s Cottage Country or soaking in the ocean views from the Cape Breton Highlands, you can count on BRMB to provide you with the most up-to-date and detailed trail information available on the market.

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Polar Bear Dips Across Canada

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.

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Spend your New Year’s Eve in Canada’s Great Outdoors!

Wow, what a year! With 2019 nearly upon us, it’s time to reflect on all the awesome adventures we have had in 2018, and to look ahead to a full year of exploring the Canadian backcountry in 2019. For the BRMB team, 2018 has been full of everything from camping to ATVing, fishing, skiing and snowboarding, hiking and much more. …

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Beat the dog days of winter and have so mush fun dogsledding!

In many parts of Canada, we are lucky enough to get to experience all four seasons at their most extreme. We get the blooming springs, hot summer sun, the flourishing fall colours, and of course cold snowy winters. With each season comes new opportunity to try new backcountry adventures, and there is no time better than winter to jump out …

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BRMB Navigator and GPS Maps – Your Guide to Canada’s Best Winter Adventures

For some Canadians, winter is a time to hide indoors and wait for the snow and cold weather to disappear. But for Backroad Mapbooks users, the winter season opens up a whole world of outdoor adventure, with opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, dogsledding and downhill skiing found across the country. From casual skis along …

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Winter Travel Checklists (for Vehicle and Backcountry Travel)

Backcountry travel takes a bit of preparation, no matter the season, because you always want to make sure that you are ready for whatever may happen. However, packing for a backcountry trip come wintertime requires a little extra attention. With below freezing temperatures, unpredictable blizzards and the possibility of avalanches, you do not want to head out for any winter …

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Winter Adventures Across Canada

The seasons are changing, but that does not mean we have to stay indoors. Backroad Mapbooks has you covered for all seasons with our industry-leading maps and detailed Adventure listings, including the very best in winter adventure across the country.

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Backroad Mapbooks – Your Ultimate Guide to Winter Adventure

Canada is known for its winters. While the length and strength of our snowy season varies from place to place, snow is a fact of life for nearly all Canadians. And rather than hide away from the elements, many Canadians choose to embrace winter and make the most of it through a wide range of outdoor activities.   In BC, …

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Tips and Tricks For November Running

The Move for Movember initiative is a campaign started by the Movember Foundation to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health and suicide prevention. The premise is simple – run or walk 60 km over the month of November, either by yourself or with friends or coworkers. Once you sign up online, you can call on friends and family …

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Snowmobiling 101

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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