Get all the resources you need for your next adventure - gear discounts and reviews, video tutorials, expert advice, live Q&A's, and more. 

Joining is easy. Simply sign up and and start taking advantage of your benefits today!


✓ Gear discounts on this seasons gear - not just close-outs and clearance. Earn back your membership costs in just a few months on what you save!

 Video tutorials led by outdoor experts. Gain the information and skills you need to make your next adventure even better - for all levels, from beginner to expert!

One-year print & digital subscription to BACKPACKER magazine.

NEW BENEFIT! Exclusive early access to gear reviews. Get the scoop on which products our editors pick before they go live to our readers! 

 Members newsletter, written by the editors at BACKPACKER, featuring insider advice, special contests, and monthly gear giveaways.

 Members-only Facebook community - engage with our editors and other Basecamp members. Ask questions, trade stories, share experiences, swap gear reviews, get trail recommendations, and anything else on your mind. 

The group will also be your source for regular updates on everything happening with membership, from announcing new benefits to special giveaways and discounts!

✓ Basecamp Live - Three weekly live Q&A sessions with BACKPACKER editors. Catch weekly tips and reviews from our gear editor, tune into our video tip of the week, and don't miss "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) with our editorial staff.  Can't make one live? Don't worry, you can watch on-demand anytime in our members video library. 

✓ Members-only photo showcase (show off your photography skills or share adventure pics with other members) We want to see where YOU have been!

Bonus benefits - additional discounts on everything from online education courses to outdoor adventure trips! Plus more surprise bonuses on the way.


Membership Includes:


Basecamp OnDemand, our members-only video library, has something for every skill level. Explore our wide variety of tutorials, ranging from survival skills to ultralight backpacking and navigation. We'll also be adding new content on a monthly basis and will notify you when new videos roll out!

What's Included OnDemand? Click below for a preview of our OnDemand offerings, with new courses and videos to be added regularly!

BPK Gear Page

We've partnered with leading outdoor brands to bring you serious gear savings, and not just on close-outs or last seasons gear. Basecamp members get exclusive discounts on some of the most trusted brands in the industry. From packs and tents to apparel and footwear, these are offers you won't find anywhere else. 

Basecamp Partners Include:


Receive a monthly newsletter for Basecamp members only. Each edition includes tips and advice from BACKPACKER editors, contests and special gear giveaways.


You’ll also receive a one-year subscription to BACKPACKER magazine. Already a subscriber? Don’t worry we’ll add an additional year to your current subscription.


Enjoy digital access on our branded app for the life of your membership. As a bonus, you'll also receive digital editions of BACKPACKER special issues.


Private Facebook Group connects you with other members in the Basecamp community. Plus, watch weekly FB Live events from our editors, sharing their own tips and advice on all things backpacking. 


Get special VIP perks at the BACKPACKER Get Out More Tour, and at other great events throughout the year!


We'll be constantly striving to improve your BACKPACKER Basecamp experience, so keep an eye out for additional member offerings and surprises throughout the year!

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