Backpacker Magazine


Backpacker Magazine

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Backpacker is an American magazine first published in 1973 that is dedicated to hiking and adventure in the wilderness. The magazine offers information about trails all over the country, gear reviews, advice on survival skills, and articles about nature and the environment.

Backpacker is known well for providing information about popular and not so popular trails throughout the country. The magazines writers offer detailed information about national parks that have trails, difficult hikes suited only for expert hikers, and long trails that take weeks or even months to cover. Backpacker also provides trip reports submitted by both staff and readers to give actual perspectives of trails that maps alone cannot offer.

Each issue of Backpacker contains gear reviews and information about survival skills. Its annual gear issue offers readers a glimpse into all of the new gear that is available each hiking season, from shelters to stoves and water filtration devices. The magazines experts offer insight into essential survival skills like packing proper food, performing first aid on the trails, and navigating through unfamiliar country with limited equipment.

The writers at Backpacker have published countless articles about nature and the environment. One article instructs readers on what to do when caught in a bad storm while out on the trails. Readers are informed by articles that chronicle the ways in which climate change is affecting the wilderness areas that we all love to venture into and enjoy.

A subscription to Backpacker makes a great gift for anyone who is interested in hiking, whether they participate in local day hikes or cover trails like the Appalachian Trail, which spans hundreds of miles and takes months to complete. On our website, you can either order a new subscription for yourself or as a gift, or you can easily renew a subscription to Backpacker.

Overall Rating: 4.9 Stars based on 7 reviews
Review Title: Holiday weekend
Reviewed by: Jon

enjoy all the awesome gear and the suggestions of scenic hikes

Review Title: Good things!
Reviewed by: Wolf

I thoroughly enjoy the articles and gear reviews, but especially appreciate the time and effort that the testers, writers and editors devote to delivering such grand material. I enjoy the photos, the commentary and the articles. Keep up the good works, I thank you all! Salud!

Review Title: Backpacker
Reviewed by: Marck

my go to source for old and newest hiking info

Review Title: Great
Reviewed by: JB

Beautiful pictures.Great information on places to hike, and good details on the trails available to hike in each place.

Review Title: Backpacker Magazine Forever
Reviewed by: A.W. Thompson

I love you Backpacker Magazine. I am reminded each time I come home and find you laying there on the floor below my mail slot that you are my favorite mail. I am a smarter, stronger, more conscientious, better equipped and safer hiker because of you. I wish I could give everybody involved with this publication a big, burly, bear hug. Thanks and keep'em coming.

Review Title: Excellent Outdoors Magazine
Reviewed by: Richard

When the Backpacker magazine arrived, I usually read it from cover to cover. I love the cover articles and the tips and review of the testing equipment. Each month I really look forward to receiving Backpacker magazine.

Review Title: A 10 star publication
Reviewed by: Stacy K. Wilson

Backpacker is for exactly what its title describes, a backpacker. I love hiking and camping so figured I would enjoy this magazine, and I was right!! It gives information on all things camping, interesting new camping/ hiking sites, different tips and skills to hiking, and places all around the world that you can experience through hiking. This is definitely the best hiking/camping magazine I have ever read.

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