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At Backpacker, we provide as much field-based gear information as possible. You’ll find product reviews from recent issues of the magazine, reviews posted by editors and users like you all at backpacker.com/gear.

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For contributor’s guidelines, go to www.backpacker.com/guidelines.

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How do I subscribe to Backpacker magazine?
Magazine subscriptions are included with your Backpacker membership, and members who upgrade to Outside+ will also receive an additional subscription to Outside magazine!

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Can you help me plan a trip?
To view our extensive selection of trips and search for your perfect hike, go to backpacker.com/trips. Browse over 1,200 trips in our interactive map of the United States to find the trip that’s right for you. We’ll be adding over 50 more each month.

Finding Articles

How do I find an article from a past magazine issue at Backpacker.com?
To find articles that appeared in the magazine within the past few years, type in search words from the title or article in the search window on any page of our site. Note: Not all articles printed in Backpacker are online.

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