Backpacker Magazine

Backpacker Magazine

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Backpacker magazine provides outdoor enthusiasts with all that they need to go on their next trip. In every issue, you can find great features about gear, trails, survival skills, and news. You will enjoy reading all of the articles in this periodical and learning more about your hobbies. Every issue provides you with new information so that you can find great trails and hone your outdoor skills. Order your discount subscription to Backpacker magazine today!

Gear and Trips

Backpacker magazine provides you with information about all of the gear that you need to take your next trip. You will enjoy reading about backpacks, apparel, footwear, cookware, tents, and all of the other essentials that you need when you are camping or hiking. You can also read about all of the best trails throughout America and even internationally. Planning and preparing for a new adventure has never been easier than with the help of this periodical!

Skills and Survival

In each issue of Backpacker magazine, you will also be able to read about skills and survival in the wilderness. Whether you are a novice or an expert, you will enjoy reading about new skills and techniques through this magazine. There are articles about many different skills including navigation, first aid, fitness, cooking, repairing gear, and many other important skills. There are also informative features about surviving natural hazards, wild animal attacks, and other situations. This publication prepares you for any eventuality.

News and Events

In addition to features about gear and skills, Backpacker magazine also ensures that you know about news and events related to backpacking. In every issue, you can read news about trail openings and closings, cultural events, information from experts, and Get Out Now Tours. This periodical has all that you need to enjoy the great outdoors.

Get ready to backpack by ordering a discount subscription to Backpacker magazine today! 

Reviews:

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Backpacker
 
5.0

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality photos (21)
  • Well written articles (20)
  • Engaging articles (19)
  • Up-to-date content (18)
  • Insightful analysis (17)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel reading (17)
  • Reference (15)
  • Younger readers (7)
  • Older readers (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Everyday reader (13), Casual reader (8)

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5.0

Excellent

By SarahJ

from Iowa

About Me Everyday Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Engaging Articles
  • Quality Photos
  • Up-To-Date Content
  • Well Written Articles

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Older Readers
    • Reference
    • Travel Reading
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Backpacker:

    Love this magazine. I truly look forward to reading it front to back. The pictures are spectacular and articles are helpful. I am just getting into hiking and backpacking and find this very useful.

     
    5.0

    Excellent!

    By Richard

    from Coeur d Alene, ID

    About Me Rarely Read

    Pros

    • Insightful Analysis
    • Quality Photos

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Backpacker:

        Backpacker is great!! It excites you to take to the trail and to explore new places!

         
        5.0

        Excellent Magazine and I would continue with future puchases

        By Jeff

        from Southwick, MA

        About Me Casual Reader

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Engaging Articles
        • Helpful Directions
        • Insightful Analysis
        • Quality Photos
        • Up-To-Date Content
        • Well Written Articles

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Older Readers
          • Reference
          • Travel Reading

          Comments about Backpacker:

          Great Buyers Guide...

           
          4.0

          Excellent Mag

          By Ra424

          from Youngstown, Oh

          About Me Everyday Reader

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Engaging Articles
          • Insightful Analysis
          • Up-To-Date Content
          • Well Written Articles

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Reference
            • Travel Reading
            • Younger Readers

            Comments about Backpacker:

            I use this mag a source to plan my next backpacking trip and it has been really helpful esp the articles about setting up your tents and stuff related to camping as i am pretty new to this.

             
            5.0

            Very informative!

            By Rob

            from Vancouver, Washington

            About Me Casual Reader

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Engaging Articles
            • Insightful Analysis
            • Quality Photos
            • Up-To-Date Content
            • Well Written Articles

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Reference
              • Travel Reading

              Comments about Backpacker:

              I enjoy how this magazine covers the breadth of the U.S. and not just any one section. You may find that there is a trail right outside your door step or you may find one close to or make, your next destination.

               
              5.0

              A Must Read For The Hiker

              By AZHiker

              from Arizona

              About Me Casual Reader

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Engaging Articles
              • Insightful Analysis
              • Quality Photos
              • Up-To-Date Content
              • Well Written Articles

              Cons

              • Only High End Reviews

              Best Uses

              • Active/Outdoor Lifestyle

              Comments about Backpacker:

              Articles cover a wide range of hiking activities. Well put together. Focuses mostly on domestic hiking (which is good) but also includes international destinations, while entertaining is out of the reach of most of us. Love the equipment reviews but very much wish they could include mid priced equipment. I don't think most of us can afford $600 for sleeping bags and $900 for 1 man tents.

               
              5.0

              Great Magazine! Very insightful!!

              By Cage fighter Rob

              from Cambridge, WI

              About Me Everyday Reader

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Engaging Articles
              • Insightful Analysis
              • Quality Photos
              • Up-To-Date Content
              • Well Written Articles

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Reference

                Comments about Backpacker:

                This magazine is written in language that can be easily understood. There are a multitude of helpful hints as well as suggested hikes.

                 
                5.0

                I love this magazine! I read every issue cover to cover.

                By Dave the outdoors guy

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Everyday Reader

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Engaging Articles
                • Insightful Analysis
                • Quality Photos
                • Up-To-Date Content
                • Well Written Articles

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Backpacker:

                    I read every article

                     
                    5.0

                    GREAT INFORMATION FOR MY TRAVELS

                    By Rick

                    from OOB MAINE

                    About Me Casual Reader

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Engaging Articles
                    • Quality Photos
                    • Well Written Articles

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Reference

                      Comments about Backpacker:

                      Backpacker is the only magazine I subscribe to. I find the articles and photos are great. I have bought equipment recommended by them and have never been disappointed. I save all my copies to reference in the future for my travels.

                       
                      5.0

                      Nature Lovers Rejoice!

                      By Bookgirl

                      from Beautiful West Michigan

                      About Me Everyday Reader

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Engaging Articles
                      • Insightful Analysis
                      • Quality Photos
                      • Up-To-Date Content
                      • Well Written Articles

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Older Readers
                        • Reference
                        • Teens and adventurers
                        • Travel Reading
                        • Younger Readers

                        Comments about Backpacker:

                        Bought gift subscription for my adventurous college daughter, loved it so much that I ordered another subscription for the Middle School Library. Terrific insights for every level of hiker and great introductions to many state and national parks you may not have visited yet! Love the gear reviews so I always feel more informed when purchasing equipment now!

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