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Backpacker

March/April 2021
Magazine

Published nine times a year, Backpacker is a magazine of wilderness travel, offering practical, "you can do it, here's how" advice to help you enjoy every trip. Filled with the best places, gear, and information for all kinds of hiking and camping trips, each issue delivers foldout maps and stunning color photography.

Backpacker Magazine

EDITOR’S NOTE

EDITORS’ CHOICE AWARDS

A Perfect Little Hole in the Wall • Where do you find world-class backpacking when you can’t travel the world?

DRESSED FOR WAR • When the rigors of warfare prove too much for standard-issue gear, the military turns to the outdoor industry. But the flow of innovation, equipment, and profit is anything but leak proof.

Packs

Skills/Packs

Footwear

Skills/Footwear • Happy feet equal a happy hiker. Make strides toward your goals with the right shoe.

Tents

Skills/Tents • Your tent is your home away from home. Pick your dream dwelling with this explainer.

Bags

Skills/Bags • You’ll spend a good portion of any backpacking trip lying down, so the right features and fit are essential. Bag a good night’s sleep with this guide.

Shells

Skills / Shells • Be a savvy buyer by learning which weather protection is right for you.

This Is a Test • In a strange year, our dedicated gear experts still went far and wide to assess the season’s best products. Here are the places they saw and the memories they brought back.

The Viewpoint • You know our testers’ thoughts on gear. Here’s how they feel about everything else.

Essentials

Apparel

Family Camping

Kitchen

Food

Lighting

Hydration

Electronics

Trekking Poles

Eyewear

Multi tools

Socks

Philippa Hill, PhD


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 116 Publisher: Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC Edition: March/April 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: March 16, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

Published nine times a year, Backpacker is a magazine of wilderness travel, offering practical, "you can do it, here's how" advice to help you enjoy every trip. Filled with the best places, gear, and information for all kinds of hiking and camping trips, each issue delivers foldout maps and stunning color photography.

Backpacker Magazine

EDITOR’S NOTE

EDITORS’ CHOICE AWARDS

A Perfect Little Hole in the Wall • Where do you find world-class backpacking when you can’t travel the world?

DRESSED FOR WAR • When the rigors of warfare prove too much for standard-issue gear, the military turns to the outdoor industry. But the flow of innovation, equipment, and profit is anything but leak proof.

Packs

Skills/Packs

Footwear

Skills/Footwear • Happy feet equal a happy hiker. Make strides toward your goals with the right shoe.

Tents

Skills/Tents • Your tent is your home away from home. Pick your dream dwelling with this explainer.

Bags

Skills/Bags • You’ll spend a good portion of any backpacking trip lying down, so the right features and fit are essential. Bag a good night’s sleep with this guide.

Shells

Skills / Shells • Be a savvy buyer by learning which weather protection is right for you.

This Is a Test • In a strange year, our dedicated gear experts still went far and wide to assess the season’s best products. Here are the places they saw and the memories they brought back.

The Viewpoint • You know our testers’ thoughts on gear. Here’s how they feel about everything else.

Essentials

Apparel

Family Camping

Kitchen

Food

Lighting

Hydration

Electronics

Trekking Poles

Eyewear

Multi tools

Socks

Philippa Hill, PhD


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