British Columbia Adventures

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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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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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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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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ATVing Across British Columbia

As many BC residents know, the province is a great place to ride an ATV or OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle). The thousands of kilometres of designated ATV trails are supplemented by an even greater distance of rarely-used logging roads, abandoned roads and resource roads. ATV routes lead you to stunning mountaintop viewpoints, secluded lakeside campsites, historic mining operations, legendary fishing holes …

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Canada’s Parks Day 2018

Each year millions of people from Canada and around the world head out to our incredible backcountry to enjoy our 39 breathtaking National Parks. With over 330,000 km2 (127,000 mi2) of land protected within our national park system, representing 30 distinct natural regions in every province and territory, these parks are a bottomless source of outdoor adventure.   This Saturday, …

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BRMB’s Top 10 Picks: Hiking Trails in Western Canada

From the secluded ocean-side hikes of BC’s Pacific coast to the heart-pounding, high elevation treks of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, the rolling hills and wide-open sky of the Saskatchewan backcountry and the rugged wilderness of Manitoba’s parklands, Western Canada is an incredible part of the world to explore by trail. And while weighing your many hiking options can be as dizzying …

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Canoeing and Kayaking through Northern British Columbia and the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Home to vast stretches of undeveloped wilderness, the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast and Northern BC regions offer some of the best canoeing and kayaking opportunities in the country. From the raging white water of remote glacial-fed rivers to quiet tree-lined lakes, hidden coastal channels and rocky islands home to colonies of seals and seabirds, the northern parts of British Columbia are …

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Introducing the 5th Edition of our Northern BC Backroad Mapbook!

Northern BC is a vast and sprawling wilderness, interrupted by just a few highways and major cities. North of the centres of Prince George, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Fort St. John, the region is ruled by nature, with unlimited options for outdoor recreationists and a new adventure to be had around every corner. The Rocky Mountains cast their majestic shadow …

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Announcing the Latest Edition of our Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Backroad Mapbook!

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 …

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4th Edition Okanagan Valley and Shuswap BC Waterproof Map Now Available

BRMB is pleased to announce the release of our 4th Edition Okanagan Valley & Shuswap BC Waterproof Map! Featuring all the cartographic detail of our Backroad Mapbooks at an even larger scale, plus numerous updates and expansions from our last edition, this is the number one outdoor recreation map for this incredible part of BC!

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BRMB’s Fishing Mapbooks

Here at Backroad Mapbooks, we love all sorts of outdoor adventure. From hiking to ATVing, skiing, camping and beyond… we do it all! But we have to admit, there is one activity that holds a special place in our hearts. When you mention fishing to a member of the BRMB team, all other adventure plans have to take a backseat. …

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