Since weight is always a consideration when packing for a trip to the backcountry, many of us skip out on fancier meals and choose to just bring the bare essentials on our hiking or backpacking trip. And while it is important to keep your load light, especially if you are travelling deep into the wilderness, there is no reason why, …
With lakes all across the country beginning to freeze over, it is almost time to grab the auger and fishing rod and head out for a day of ice fishing! Here’s your beginner’s how-to guide to get you started on the ice, as well as some of the best places to drop a line from coast to coast.
The team at Adventure Smart have put together the Hug a Tree and Survive program for kids who may find themselves in an emergency situation in the wilderness. Here is a brief overview for kids and adults to get you acquainted with what do in case you get lost.
A three day weekend means ample time to get out on a great fall backpacking trip, but with it being the thanksgiving holiday, you won’t want to miss out on the delicious eats. That’s why we’ve put together this four course backpacking thanksgiving meal, so you can have your turkey and go for a hike too!
The days of fast and light summer camping are gone with the wind and it’s time to embrace the beauty of the changing season. Instead of packing up your camping gear, pack up some essential items to keep you camping comfortably right until the first snowfall. Here we’ve got a list of ideal essentials to bring on your fall camping trip this year!
When it comes to navigating the backcountry while hunting in the modern world, I still fall back on a trusty Backroad Topo Maps of any of my WMU (Wildlife Management Units). I can always rely on these world class, large scale topographic maps because the batteries won’t die and the service is always on, I don’t have to wait for a page to load or worry about seeing the photo as a whole. And now that BRMB has print-on-demand large scale hunting Topos, this is my go-to resource for all my hunting Topos.
On a recent trip to New Brunswick I had the pleasure of meeting Mike Holland, The Resourceful Redneck who also happens to be a co-founder of The Wild Turkey conservation in Canada and Bass Pro’s Pro-Staff speaker at the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show. Mike is a seasoned hunter and has committed his life to both his sport and his love for wildlife conservation, especially when it comes to protecting wild turkey populations in Canada.
This St. Patrick’s Day, the BRMB team feeling extremely lucky to live in a place with such lush and beautiful backcountry! If you feel lucky too – show you care about preserving Canada’s natural beauty now and get the low-down on how you can help protect the place you play!
Backpacking can burn a LOT of calories, and that can mean a lot of food to pack along. Lucky for you, we’ have come up with a 5 Day Backcountry Menu to save you space in your bag and keep you full in your belly on your backpacking trek!
With so much amazing backcountry to explore all across Canada, it would be a shame not to strap on a pair of skis or snowshoes or fire up the snowmobile and get outside! To help keep your adventures safe and fun, we have put together a beginner’s guide to avalanche safety.
Although trail mix can be a great option for a snack on the trail, or a simple snack while camping, store-bought brands can be expensive and come with a lot of unhealthy (and unnecessary) ingredients. That is why we have put together this handy cheat sheet to make your own trail mix, and we have even added some tried and true recipes!