Posts by BRMB Team

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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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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