Backpacker January 1st, 2022 Digital Back Issue Cover

Backpacker (Digital)

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About Backpacker

Backpacker Magazine is an American science and lifestyle publication that touches on the latest trends in weather, wilderness hiking, and adventure. Publishing nine times a year, the magazine offers practical and expert advice on what adventure seekers can do and how they can do it. Backpacker Magazine is filled to the brim with the best places to visit, gear, and everything related to hiking and nature adventures.

History of Backpacker Magazine

First issued in the spring of 1973, the magazine’s inception was a result of three years of work. The team behind Backpacker Magazine pulled from years of experience out in the wilderness to create the most comprehensive and informational camping magazine in the market. Founding editor William Kemsley discovered a niche of people who enjoyed regular nature getaways, in turn creating a subscriptions based magazine offering insider tips and tricks.


Despite what the name suggests, the Backpacker Magazine offers more than your usual camping destinations and the best line of trail mix snacks. The publication offers a wide variety of outdoor sports such as rock climbing, bushcraft survival, wilderness, mountain marathons and more. Their expansive content also touches on the survival tips, destination coverages, trip reports, even strength and conditioning advice. The content surrounding The Backpacker Magazine is the ultimate forefront informational publication that all adventure & nature lovers should keep in their bags or in their digital devices.

What to Expect: DiscountMags & Backpacker Magazine

With every Backpacker issue, readers can expect quality curated content from one of the most reliable nature adventure sources on the market. With a purchase of Backpacker Magazine, readers receive nine issues of the Backpacker on their digital devices at an affordable total of $14.95 ($1.66) per issue. Take Backpacker issues on the go and into the wilderness on your phones and tablets to get the scoop on what to do out in the wilderness, outdoor sports and survival tips. Adventure on with DiscountMags and Backpacker today.

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