Backroad Mapbooks

The Best Thompson Okanagan Fishing Lakes

The Thompson Okanagan region offers some of the best fishing in BC, from urban fishing holes to remote hike-in lakes found hours from the nearest highway. The lakes here hold an abundance of nutrient-rich alkaline waters, and the fish here grow faster and achieve larger sizes than in other parts of the province. Many anglers are drawn to the Thompson …

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Learn how to use a Backroad Mapbook in 5 easy steps

Someone who has never seen or heard about Backroad Mapbooks may assume that they are just like any other map, bound together into a book format. However, those who have seen or used a Backroad Mapbook know that they are much more than that! Featuring industry leading topographic detail and engaging adventure write ups for outdoor recreation of all kinds, Backroad Mapbooks are the ultimate guide for every adventure.

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Create Custom Printed Maps with BRMBmaps.com

One of the unique features of the BRMB Maps Web Map is the ability to print custom topo maps, either of a particular map that coincides with a page in any of our mapbooks or a custom scaled map. Covering all of Canada with high detailed topographic features, in combination with over 100 BRMB Adventure Layer options available, you can …

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Warm Up With These Winter Camping Tips!

Whether you are ringing in the New Year with friends surrounded by fabulous scenery, travelling on a budget, or planning a multi-day backcountry adventure, camping during winter can be just as comfortable and enjoyable as any other season! Instead of packing up your camping gear for the season, pack up a few essential items and get ready for some awesome …

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The Best Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Fishing Lakes & Streams

The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is well-known for its many great fishing options. The region offers a plethora of spectacular locations from the Highway 24 and Quesnel areas in the Cariboo, the higher elevation lakes of the Chilcotin Plateau, offering fishing right through the summer to Bella Coola and the coast where anglers will find some amazing stream fishing. Here’s a …

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Camping Alternatives in Ontario

If you think it seems impossible to get a campsite at an Ontario Provincial Park this year, you are not alone. With folks wanting to get out into nature due to COVID restrictions, parks are getting slammed with campers, many exploring this activity for the first time. Even the National Parks and Conservation Areas are booked up as well. What’s …

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Exploring the Rocky Mountains Backcountry

While the National Parks; Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho, steal all the glory when it comes to tourist destinations, those looking to get well off the beaten path and explore nature at its finest will find plenty of exciting destinations in the provincial parks which make their way along the Great Divide. It is time to give these other parks …

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The Ultimate Northern BC Road Trip

Northern British Columbia is a vast and rugged part of the province. Two main highways make their way through this landscape. Separating at Prince George, Highway 16 heads west to Prince Rupert, meeting Highway 37, which winds its way up the western interior while Highway 97 travels the eastern interior, visiting Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson on …

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The Ultimate Rocky Mountain Road Trip

The Rocky Mountains are by far the most popular destination for visitors, both from and to Canada. The National Parks that straddle these majestic peaks; Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho are considered the Crown Jewels of the Parks Canada park system. With so much to see and do, where do you begin? Here are a few useful hints and trip …

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Exploring Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is a vast landscape, home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the entire province. While roads travel as far north as Pickle Lake, over 60% of Northwestern Ontario has no road access! Highway 11 and 17 make their way into Northwestern Ontario from the east, merging from Nipigon through to Thunder Bay. Separating at Thunder Bay, …

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Backroad Mapbooks – Your Ultimate Trail Guide to Canada

On New Brunswick’s rugged Atlantic Coast, the Fundy Footpath charts a course through some of the last remaining coastal wilderness areas on the east side of the continent. In Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Highlands National Park, terraced boardwalks lead to viewpoints over the winding coastline, with the Atlantic Ocean disappearing into the horizon beyond. In Ontario, trails lead to the …

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Backroad Mapbooks – Your Ultimate Guide to Hunting Across Canada

As any hunter knows, Canada’s backcountry is full of wildlife. From large ungulates like moose, elk and caribou to game birds such as grouse, partridges and waterfowl, the options for hunters are as diverse as the land itself. In the remote northern Rocky Mountains, expert trackers spend days or weeks in the bush in search of a trophy mountain goat. …

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