Backpacker Magazine

Backpacker Magazine

Published Seasonally 9 issues per year
(4 Reviews)
4.5 4

Backpacker is an outdoors magazine that's been helping camping and outdoor adventure enthusiasts enjoy nature to the fullest with tested and trusted advice since 1973. With stunning photography and expert input, Backpacker puts "The outdoors at your doorstep."

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About Backpacker

Backpacker is the ultimate resource for campers, hikers, climbers and nature-lovers looking to go beyond the typical campfire and s'mores camping trip. From information on gear to destinations, Backpacker helps pave the way for amazing outdoor adventures off the beaten path.

Featuring some of the most breathtaking locations in the U.S. - and even the world - Backpacker is full of photography that inspires along with useful advice to guide backpackers through their adventures. Highlighting many of the nation's most beautiful National Parks, Backpacker helps explorers find nature's hidden gems that really take them away from it all. Whether looking for a day hike, a short backpacking trip or a real excursion, Backpacker helps readers find the best spots for every region and every season.

Every issue contains useful advice in the sections "Skills," "Survival" and "Gear." Readers will get expert tips and information on building endurance for long hikes, capturing great photos, packing for a trip, cooking on the trail, surviving and avoiding dangerous scenarios, purchasing the best equipment for their trip, and so much more.



Readers will also get inspiration in the section "Heroes," which includes profiles of extraordinary outdoor experts, enthusiasts and heroes. Backpacker also publishes several special issues each year, including "Editors' Choice Awards" and "Best New Gear," as well as an issue devoted to National Parks and the "Survival Issue" for amazing tales of people overcoming the odds.



Backpacker is the perfect magazine for outdoor enthusiasts looking for the inspiration and advice for adventure off the beaten path.

Issues Per Year: 9
Estimated Delivery: 6-12 Weeks
Publisher Name: Active Interest Media

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3.0

INFORMATIVE

By SPARKLE

from WISCONSIN

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

(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent Magazine

By ITDork

from Overland Park, KS

I always look forward to getting the next issue. Great Backpacking trip ideas and tips. Equipment reviews are very helpful.

(57 of 114 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Magazine

By Xmalice

from Knoxville, TN

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.

(63 of 118 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing

By Eaglewing

from Grand Rapids, MI

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!

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