World famous canoe routes, cattle ranching, Gold Rush trails, rainforests and spirit bears, the diverse makeup of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is an explorer’s dream. For its vast area, there are few main highways or paved roads running through the region. However, thousands of kilometres of backroads abound and it would be easy to lose yourself for days, or even months, discovering this unique part of British Columbia.
Should you stay in your regular adventure areas, or should you go and explore some of these unique places in Canada? This Halloween, discover the stranger things we have hiding in the backcountry of Canada.
Backroad Mapbooks is excited to announce the new, updated edition of our Vancouver Island Mapbook! Discover the best places to hike, camp, ATV, paddle, fish, hunt, ski, and more with countless multi-use trail additions and updated and expanded fish stocking information.
Updated and expanded, the latest edition of our Kootenay Rockies Backroad Mapbook is your ultimate guide to this outdoor adventure mecca. Discover the best places to hike, bike, camp, ATV, fish, paddle, ski and more!
From trout fishing in a secluded stream to racing your mountain bike down a winding single track, to snowmobiling in the high alpine or camping under the stars, the East Kootenays are full of incredible adventure opportunities, and the latest edition of our East Kootenay Waterproof Map is your ultimate guide to exploring the area!
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 …
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. …
Covering the central portion of British Columbia, the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is a land full of rugged backcountry, incredible scenery, abundant wildlife and unlimited options for outdoor adventure. Outside of the major centres of 100 Mile House, Quesnel and Williams Lake, the human population is sparse, with small communities scattered among a largely unbroken wilderness. Pristine streams cut across deep …
Canada is full of one-of-a-kind adventures from coast to coast. No matter which type of adventurer you are, there are some places that you just have to see. To fill you in on a few of them, here is our list of Canadian bucket list adventures.
At Backroad Mapbooks, we are immensely grateful for the freedom to go out and explore our beautiful outdoors. With this in mind, we have put together a list of some of Canada’s most spectacular and lesser known monuments to our esteemed veterans.
With only 6 weeks remaining until our new store opens up in November, my wife, Jenna, and I decided it was our last chance to get out of the city for quite a while! Seizing the opportunity, we decided to head for the Sunshine Coast, an area that we had only been able to explore once before, and only for a couple of days. We geared up our Tacoma and hit the road aiming for Horseshoe Bay.