Posts by BRMB

Backroad Mapbooks’ Industry-Leading Topographic Maps Available Through the Locus Mapping App!

Backroad Mapbooks is pleased to announce that our Canada-wide series of recreation maps is now available for purchase through the Locus Map app. This leading navigational app turns your phone into a fully-functional GPS unit with features such as trip tracking, waypoint marking and much more. Check out the blog below to find out how BRMB x Locus Map can help turn your adventure up to the next level.

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The Best Guided Sledding Adventures Across Canada

With so much terrain to explore all across the country, planning your snowmobile adventure can be a daunting task – but hiring a professional snowmobile guide can take the stress out of your sledding, whether you are a first-timer looking for some pointers or an experienced rider searching for that hidden play area. To give you an idea of the …

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Snowmobile Lodging Across Canada

With snowmobiling season just around the corner, many of us are already planning our winter sledding getaways. And with a developed trail network stretching from coast to coast, there are plenty of options to choose from across Canada when deciding on a vacation destination. Finding a place to spend the night that is snowmobile-friendly, however, can at times be a …

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BRMB Navigator and GPS Maps – Your Guide to Canada’s Most Exciting Snowmobiling Adventures

Canada is home to one of the world’s most impressive snowmobile trail systems, with interconnected routes stretching across the entire country, from the Coast Mountains of British Columbia to the wild highlands of Nova Scotia. Whether you are looking for a casual afternoon ride along a groomed trail or prefer venturing deeper into the backcountry looking for challenging alpine terrain …

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Canada Uncensored! Lewd, Crude and Outright Funny Canadian Geographical Names

At Backroad Mapbooks we’ve been mapping Canada’s backcountry since 1993 so we like to think we know Canada pretty well. Everyday we get orders for our print-on-demand Backroad Topographic Maps and the names that come out of some of the places across Canada give us the giggles!   Our large scale Topos are great for hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, paddling and ATV …

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Backroad Mapbooks – Your Ultimate Guide to Canoeing and Kayaking Canada

Off New Brunswick’s Atlantic Coast, the waters of the Bay of Fundy captivate sea kayakers from around the world. Rising and falling as much as 15 metres (50 ft) throughout the course of a day, the tides have carved intricate patterns out of the rocky shore, allowing paddlers to navigate through tunnels and narrow passageways below flowerpot rock formations. In …

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Canada’s Most Exciting Hunting Adventures

It’s no secret that Canada is full of amazing hunting opportunities. From the plentiful deer of the west coast to the legendary waterfowl of the prairies, the bears of the Ontario woods and the moose and caribou of Newfoundland, the hunt of a lifetime can be had no matter which part of the country you find yourself in. To celebrate …

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Northern Canada’s Most Exciting Hunts

Canada’s north is a sprawling, wild region where wild animals often outnumber humans outside of major communities. The area’s abundant animal population has been sustaining the Inuit people for thousands of years, with hunting playing an integral role in their day-to-day lives. Animals such as polar bear, caribou and muskoxen are emblematic of the Northern territories, and for visiting hunters …

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Get set for Ontario Hunting Season!

The hunting season is upon us, and Backroad Mapbooks offers a wide range of products to make sure you have the most productive hunting season possible. With Backroad GPS Maps, Waterproof Maps and our classic Mapbooks, you won’t find a better hunting buddy than a Backroad Mapbooks product, no matter if you are looking for bear, deer, moose, waterfowl or hare.

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Atlantic Canada’s Best Hunts

There is a reason why so many Canadians enjoy hunting – disconnecting from the stresses of everyday life and spending a few hours or days in the backcountry can be downright therapeutic, regardless of whether you bag a game animal or not. But if you do, you can enjoy the freshest free-range meat available anywhere. Hunting is truly a Canadian tradition, and the eastern provinces offer some of the best opportunities in the country. From big ungulates such as moose and caribou to smaller game birds like pheasant and woodcock, there is a hunt to accommodate every taste in the Maritimes. To give you a sampling of what makes Atlantic Canada such a special place to hunt, here are our six favourite picks for hunting in the region.

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Othello Tunnels and the Hope-Nicola Valley Trail Loop

By Colin Hughes   As I left the abandoned railway bed and started climbing up through the old growth rainforest, I realized; this trail is actually an even better destination than the tunnels, the original reason I stopped to visit.   Most people zipping up and down the Coquihalla Highway completely miss one of the most spectacular roadside attractions along …

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