Outdoor Adventures

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 11 Provincial Parks in Ontario and Manitoba

Ontario and Manitoba are home to an abundance of provincial parks that offer some of the region’s best outdoor adventure opportunities. From birding and wildlife viewing to fishing, hiking and canoe tripping and much more, there is an unforgettable park experience waiting for you. Take a look at the list below for a few suggestions of the best parks to …

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Twelve Fishing Hot Spots Across Ontario and Manitoba

The provinces of Ontario and Manitoba are well-known for their fishing. In the north, remote fly-in lakes hold monster fish that rarely see a lure. Big rivers cut across both provinces, offering amazing angling both in their main stems and in countless tributaries. There are hundreds of easy-access lakes in the south that will impress any angler, and the massive …

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Top 10 Day Hikes Near Metro Seattle

Residents of the Seattle area are lucky to have access to some of Washington State’s most scenic hikes just a short drive from home! From mountain peaks to hidden lakes and towering cliffs, check out these top picks for easy-access day-hikes in the Seattle area.

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12 Wildlife Viewing Hot Spots in the Seattle Area

Within a short drive from Seattle, wildlife viewers can lay their eyes on species ranging from red fox and weasel to grizzly bears, whales and hundreds of rare birds. Here is a list of 12 wildlife viewing hot spots you can easily access from Washington’s biggest city.

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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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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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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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