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Maple Leaf Uprising: to feature prominent Canadian travel and outdoor bloggers

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PITTSBURGH, Pa., September 6, 2011 -- will have a Canadian flavor for the month of September. No, it won't taste like a Tim Horton's donut or glass of Seagram's Seven on the rocks. It will feature a handful of prominent Canadian bloggers contributing outdoor product reviews.

iBackpack Canada – Halifax's Corbin Fraser fills-in backpackers on Canadian culture, food, drinks, nightlife, adventures, sightseeing, history, and wildlife. Read Fraser's review of the GSI Vortex Blender.

Off-Track Backpacking – Toronto-based Nara shares her passion for world travel. Read Nara's review of the Hi-Tec Altitude Glide WP.

OutdoorOttawa – Dave Woodbridge has constructed an online community for Ottawa Valley outdoor enthusiasts. Read Woodbridge's review of the MSR WindPro Stove.

PureOutside – Vancouver's Ross Collicutt brings together the brightest outdoor minds and the best outdoor information. Read Collicutt's review of the Osprey Packs Talon 33 Pack.

SpunkyGirl Monologues – A solo world traveler, Pamela MacNaughtan currently resides in Banff, British Columbia and delivers blog posts and photos about her travels. Read MacNaughtan's review of the Tilley Endurables TH10 Women's Hemp Hat.

(Sub)urban Tourist - Margaret Antkowski delivers insightful articles on travel, enjoying the outdoor lifestyle and exploring good food and dining in Ontario and Canada. Read Antkowski's review of the Baffin Amazon.

Check-in throughout the month to see each of their guest reviews.

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