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. • For the Active Interest Media and Backpacker Terms of Use, please go to Please contact us at if you have any questions.

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  • Highligths
    You want a print version then pay for it”
    By far the best magazine app with multiple interactive options”
    Customer service is not dead”
    For a couple bucks you get a fantastic interactive magazine
    All in all a great digital mag
    Lack of Zoom feature
  • Keep in mind
    Takes almost an entire day to download a single issue
    Don't bother with this app if you subscribe to print edition
    Would be great if print subscribers could access the digital magazine

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