Some lucky subscribers and newsstand buyers got a supplemental copy of BACKPACKER's Fall/Winter Gear Guide for 2009. Inside, we review hundreds of boots, bags, jackets, snowshoes, skis, and more to get you set up for the winter sport of your choice.
Now, everyone can access the Fall/Winter Gear Guide in a special interactive edition.
We also feature scads of camping tips, including how to:
-Get warm and stay that way
-Pack right for every trip
-Build a safe snow cave
-Make fire in any weather
You'll also get an inside scoop on our gear-busting Gear Lab, how sleeping bags get rated, and inside tips from Peter Whittaker, and more.