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Polar Bear Dips Across Canada

Although it may sound crazy, thousands of sound-minded Canadians choose to ring in the new year by taking a Polar Bear Dip on January 1st. Plunging into freezing waters from coast to coast, Polar Bear Dips are not only the most refreshing way to ring in the new year, they also raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity. Here is where to find a Polar Bear Dip near you.

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BRMB Navigator and GPS Maps – Your Guide to Canada’s Best Winter Adventures

For some Canadians, winter is a time to hide indoors and wait for the snow and cold weather to disappear. But for Backroad Mapbooks users, the winter season opens up a whole world of outdoor adventure, with opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, dogsledding and downhill skiing found across the country. From casual skis along …

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Winter Travel Checklists (for Vehicle and Backcountry Travel)

Backcountry travel takes a bit of preparation, no matter the season, because you always want to make sure that you are ready for whatever may happen. However, packing for a backcountry trip come wintertime requires a little extra attention. With below freezing temperatures, unpredictable blizzards and the possibility of avalanches, you do not want to head out for any winter …

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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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Tips and Tricks For November Running

The Move for Movember initiative is a campaign started by the Movember Foundation to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health and suicide prevention. The premise is simple – run or walk 60 km over the month of November, either by yourself or with friends or coworkers. Once you sign up online, you can call on friends and family …

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BC’s Powder Highway

Tucked into British Columbia’s southeast corner, the Kootenay Rockies are home to an area revered by skiers from around the globe. The Powder Highway, as it is affectionately called, is home to 8 alpine ski resorts, 3 community ski clubs, 27 backcountry operators, 14 cat-ski operators, 18 heli-ski operators and 14 Nordic ski clubs. All of this adds up to …

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Winter Hunting Across Canada

Most hunters know that the winter season offers some incredible opportunities all across Canada, despite the cold weather. We have put together a list of the top species to target this winter, along with some tips and tricks to make the most of your winter hunting adventure!

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