Canadian Outdoor & Travel Books by Province
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Canadian Rockies Access Guide


Canada's best know outdoor destination, Banff and it's beautiful sister, Jasper are located in Alberta's Rocky Mountains.There are so many things to do in the Alberta outdoors you could spend a life time pursuing them. Jasper is Canada's backpacking Mecca, Waterton Lakes has some of the best ice climbing on the planet, the world renown Wapta Traverse awaits backcountry skiers or you can take a hike throught the badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park.

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103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia

  British Columbia

British Columbia is Canada's outdoor playground and there is little doubt that it's the worlds premiere outdoor destination. You'll find world class hiking in and around the city of Vancouver or you can go backcountry skiing in nearby Garibaldi Park. Try running the whitewater of the Capilano River or mountain biking the infamous "North Shore". If you want an extended canoe trip try the Powell River canoe route or the world famous Bowron Lakes circuit. The West Coast Trail attacks backpackers from all over the world eager to test their meddle against this classic.

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Northern Manitoba from Forest to Tundra


A land of endless rivers and lakes, often overshadowed by its neighbor Ontario, the province is a paddlers dream - without the crowds. Hiking in Riding Mountain, mountain biking in Whiteshell or sea kayaking along the vast expanses of shoreline on Lake Winnipeg are other great options. If your looking to take in some polar bear (ice bear) viewing , Churchill in Manitoba's north, is the premiere viewing destination.

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A Hiking Guide to New Brunswick

  New Brunswick

From the warm waters of the east coast, to Fundy's extraordinary tides, New Brunswick is a great outdoor destination. Sea Kayak off Grand Manan, backpack the Dobson Trail, cycle the paths of Kougibouguac or climb the highest peak in the Maritimes, Mount Carleton. If you're looking for something that includes the little ones how about going whale watching on the bay. You'll find this a great place to visit or live, if you love the outdoors.

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A Hiking Guide to the National Parks and Historic Sites

  Newfoundland & Labrador

This is definitely one of Canada's unspoiled jewels. The awesome fjords of Gros Morne, the mountaineering routes through the towering Torngat Mountains, the excellent mountain biking outside Corner Brook all await you. For the truly adventurous try sea kayaking with a guide along the rugged and isolated south shore or if you prefer something a little more comfortable, take a cruise out to see the cliffs of the Avalon Peninsula alive with puffins.

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Sea Kayaking in Nova Scotia

  Nova Scotia

The Province is fast becoming a world class sea kayaking destination. Backpackers and hikers will love the trails being developed at Cape Chignecto, while mountain bikers will find dozens of rides just outside Halifax. If you love canoeing inquire about the routes in Kejimkujic National Park or the dozens of documented river routes. Of course if you just want to kick back and drink in the scenery grab a campsite in Cape Breton National Park .

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Nahanni The River Guide

  Northwest Terrritories & Nunavut

Canada' s high Artic, land of the mid-night sun, dogsledding, aurora borealis and some of our most spectacular parks. Wilderness lovers might consider a trip down the Nahanni River or a trek through Auyuittuq National Park. Backcountry skiing is exceptional in the parks of Baffin in the spring. Climbers looking for a serious challenge might want to try extended routes on the 2500 to 3000ft faces of Mount Asgard and Mount Thor.

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Kayaking Georgian Bay


With five National Parks, over 500 hundred Provincial Parks (with the new additions) and over 300 Conservation Areas, you'll find so many outdoor opportunities it will make your head swim. Sea kayakers can explore the endless coastlines of the Great Lakes, backpackers can choose from more than a half dozen long distance trails, mountain bikers have hundreds of trails to choose from within a short distance of Toronto and of course paddlers can pick from more developed canoe routes than any other area in the entire world.

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Destination Prince Edward Island

  Prince Edward Island

While not well known for its outdoor activities, P.E.I. has a wealth of opportunities to offer outdoor enthusiasts. Being an island of course opens up the door to sea kayakers, with endless bays, beaches and capes to explore, this is an excellent area for paddling. The Confederation Trail stretching the length of the Island is open to bikers, hikers and backpackers in the summer, while skiers can take to the trail in the winter. Snowshoeing is rapidly becoming popular on the Island which is well suited to this winter activity.

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The Rivers of Ontario and Quebec


The Province is slowly moving to fulfil its destiny as eastern Canada's top outdoor destination. There's just so much accessible and undeveloped wilderness that one day, it just has to wear the crown. From the canoe routes of La Verandry, to the whitewater of the Ottawa , Jacques Cartier and Rouge, to the exceptional telemarking in the Chic Chocs, to the mountain biking at Mont Ste Anne and Bromont and of course some of the best sea kayaking in the east in the Saguenay Fjoirds, you've got world class outdoor opportunities everywhere you look.

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Discover Saskatchewan A Users Guide to Regional Parks


Hike the badlands of the south, camp in the forested uplands of Cypress Hills, canoe the routes of the voyagers, explore the sweeping Athabasca Sand Dunes and marvel at the incredible number of birding areas with there millions of migrants. This is certainly Canada's most reluctant outdoor star but all that potential can't go unnoticed forever. Wait, until the transplanted Ontarian's in Alberta, find out that there's better canoeing next door in Saskatchewan, than there is back home; but surely that's blasphemy.

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Chilkoot Trail


One of the world's last great wilderness areas, the Yukon conjures up images of gold, hardship, determination and breath taking beauty. You can choose from a wealth of outdoor activities, from dogsledding, to viewing the aurora, to rafting the Kluane, to paddling the Bonnet Plume. That's not enough then how about climbing Canada's highest peak, Mount Logan. Each of these presents you with an adventure of a lifetime in this land of legend and lore.

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We will have all the books categorized by activity shortly. Watch for hundreds more books to be listed in the near future.

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