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BACKPACKER, the ultimate authority on hiking, camping, survival skills, and outdoor adventure is now available for iPad and iPhone. BACKPACKER will inspire you to discover new places and explore nature wherever you are in the world when you purchase a single copy or one of our subscription plans.

Backpacker Magazine subscription options and terms:
Annual 12 Month Subscription (9 issues): $14.99
Monthly subscription: $1.99/month (1 issue)
Single Issue: $3.99; Annual Gear Guide: $6.99

• Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.
• Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
• Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. The cost of renewal for an annual subscription is $14.99. The cost of renewal for a monthly subscription is $1.99/month.
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase.
• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.
• For the Active Interest Media and Backpacker Privacy Policy, please go to
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

Please contact us at if you have any questions.

What's New in Version 10.0

Finally—entitlement for print subscribers!
Current print subscribers can now purchase a discounted digital subscription.

Let us know how we're doing! Leave us a review in the App Store, or email us with any issues.


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Customer Reviews


This was one of the first apps installed on my new Apple 6s.
The picture color, quality and just the right amount of depth is always at my finger tips and packed with useful goodies.
Great work guys!!

D. Nurse

Good Info, Good Visuals

Love all the gear advice and trip-planning ideas. I haven't seen a way to localize content, which would be kinda sweet.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Updated:
  • Version: 10.0
  • Size: 44.5 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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