Backcountry Outdoor Store
The following companies are known for some of the best outdoor equipment, maps, guides, camping gear and high-quality outdoor clothes. Browse the Backcountry Outdoor Store and see what deals you will find.
For the foreign traveller, make sure to stock up on quality gear before heading home.
Shopping at Columbia Sportswear you can’t go wrong. At Columbia Sportswear, you find authentic and tough outdoor products from jackets to rain gear, shoes, backpacks and much more. The Company has been around for a long time and offers top quality products. Check them out!
One of the best stores in Canada for high-quality outdoor gear for backpacking, camping, mountaineering and suitable outdoor clothing for anybody outdoor enthusiast. MEC is a co-op owned by the people who shop here. Lifetime membership is $5. Have a look at their big selection and you will be amazed.
Cabela’s is the place to go for quality fishing, hunting, camping, recreational and outdoor gear at competitive prices. You can order online and pick up at any Cabela’s store in Canada if you wish. Just browsing through their shop gets my excitement up. Check it out!
Backroad Map Books are Canada’s premier Backcountry Maps and Outdoor Recreation Guides. That’s what I’m using when I head into the backcountry. The popular map books contain the most user-friendly, detailed topographic maps in Canada, plus extensive trails and recreational information. They also produce smaller waterproof maps, digital maps, PDF and GPS maps. Head over to their website to check out the maps they have.
You can’t go wrong with a Lonely Planet Guidebook, the bible for travellers. I own a whole bookshelf full of their books. The guides are packed with travel advice, accommodation tips, destination info, anything you need to know about the place you travel to. Lonely Planet Guides are available as hard copy or digital.
Shop Canada’s biggest bookstore, shop Canadian, check out their big selection of travel guides and Canadian biographies and First Nations history! Plus get Free Shipping on orders over $25 or Ship to Store for free.
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