About Backpacker MagazineBackpacker magazine is an outdoors magazine dedicated to helping readers enjoy everything nature has to offer. First published in 1973, the magazine provides tested and trusted advice for climbing, hiking, and camping. More Info
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Regular sections that appear in every monthly issue of the magazine include: "Trips," the ultimate guide in outdoor destinations ranging from local day hikes to epic adventures; "Rip & Go," a handy tear-out feature with a rundown of everything needed to enjoy premier adventure destinations across the country; "Gear Field Test," field-tested gear and apparel--and recommendations--so outdoors enthusiasts can purchase everything from backpacks to digital cameras with confidence; "Skills," highlighting essential outdoor skills for everyone from beginners to experienced hikers; "Survival," expert advice for avoiding or surviving dangerous situations; "Recipes," simple, taste-tested recipes that are ideal for preparing outdoors; and "Heroes," profiles of extraordinary and inspiring outdoor heroes.
Throughout the year, Backpacker magazine may publish several special issues, such as the "Annual Gear Guide and Editors' Choice Awards," the "National Park Issue," the "Survival Issue," and the "Adventure Travel Issue and Editors' Choice Awards."
Anyone seeking adventure in the great outdoors would love a subscription to Backpacker magazine!
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GOOD INFO FOR BEGINNING AS WELL AS EXPERIENCED BACKPACKERS...BOUGHT IT AS A GIFT FOR MY DAUGHTER WHO THOUGH THE INFORMATION WAS HELPFUL AND PERTINENT
I always look forward to getting the next issue. Great Backpacking trip ideas and tips. Equipment reviews are very helpful.
I have been getting this magazine for nearly a year now and I always enjoy reading it. I have gotten great advice about hiking in areas that are close to home and far away and the trail guides are always accurate. There is good information including gear reviews and all kinds of tips and tricks that make your back country hiking better.
this is a great magazine for all levels of backpackers. From the hardcore trail-beaters to the weekend hiker, and yes, even the dreamers this is a great buy for some fun, informational reading!