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Backpacker

Gear Guide 2022
Magazine

Published nine times a year, Backpacker is a magazine of wilderness travel, offering practical, "you can do it, here's how" advice to help you enjoy every trip. Filled with the best places, gear, and information for all kinds of hiking and camping trips, each issue delivers foldout maps and stunning color photography.

Backpacker Magazine

Editor’s Letter

Contributors

1 Hike

EDITOR’S CHOICE - AIR TO THE THRONE • This pack bridges the gap between ultralight and ultracomfy

BACKPACKING PACKS • Shoulder the load and make miles with these trail-ready rucksacks

EDITOR’S CHOICE - PACK ‘N’ PLAY • This nifty container makes gear organization a cinch

SLEEPING BAGS + PADS • These bags and pads will keep you warm and promote healthy sleep without weighing down your pack

BACKPACKING TENTS • With the right tent you can protect yourself from the weather, spread out in luxury, and settle into a home away from home

EDITOR’S CHOICE - EASY STRIDER • Finally, a hiking boot that can truly do it all

HIKING BOOTS • These hiking boots will help you carry your load and stay comfortable and secure, no matter the terrain

SHELLS • Fend off water and wind with these breathable, packable jackets

EDITOR’S CHOICE - NEW KICKS ON THE BLOCK • Scarpa is pushing approach shoes to new heights—and distances

DAYPACKS • These bags redefine carrying comfort

CAR CAMPING TENTS • These shelters score major comfort points

CAR CAMPING SLEEPING BAGS + PADS • The comfiest basecamp bedding

EDITOR’S CHOICE - COMFORT FOR ALL • Pants made by—and for—plus-size female hikers

MEN’S HIKING APPAREL • Technical layers for any occasion

WOMEN’S HIKING APPAREL

BACKPACKING ACCESSORIES • These accessories might not make or break your trip, but you’ll sure be glad you packed them

EDITOR’S CHOICE - LIQUID ASSET • A lightning-fast water filter makes staying hydrated on the trail easier than ever

BACKPACKING KITCHEN • Feast-making cookware that won’t slow you down

CAR CAMPING KITCHEN • A five-star kit for base-camp meals

KIDS GEAR • A cool kit for eager little adventurers

DOG GEAR • Keep your pup safe and stylish on the trail with these seven accessories

2 Bike

EDITOR’S CHOICE - BACK TO THE BASICS • From the park to the podium, the Privateer 141 does it all

MOUNTAIN BIKES • Rigs to put a smile on anyone’s face

ROAD BIKES • These rigs impressed us with fresh design

EDITOR’S CHOICE - ONE RIG TO RULE THEM ALL • Allied’s new gravel-road crossover bike is the best two-in-one we’ve ever tested

GRAVEL BIKES • Top-notch rigs for riding where the pavement ends

E-BIKES • These motor-equipped rides are both fun and functional

TECH COMPONENTS • Devices bringing innovation to the trails and beyond

MOUNTAIN BIKE ACCESSORIES • Round out your trail kit and get riding

MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES • A secure connection to your bike starts with your feet

MOUNTAIN BIKE HELMETS • These top-notch lids won us over

WOMEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKE APPAREL • Rigorous testing was no match for these pieces

MEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKE APPAREL

ROAD + GRAVEL SHOES • Step up your cycling game with these road, gravel, and spin shoes

ROAD + GRAVEL ACCESSORIES • On-bike essentials for a better ride

MEN’S ROAD + GRAVEL APPAREL • A cycling outfit that everyone will love

WOMEN’S ROAD + GRAVEL APPAREL

ROAD + GRAVEL HELMETS • These lids tick all our boxes

COMMUTING • Clothing and accessories for urban riding

3 Float

EDITOR’S CHOICE - FAST LANE • Give...


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Frequency: One time Pages: 148 Publisher: Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC Edition: Gear Guide 2022

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 24, 2022

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OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

Published nine times a year, Backpacker is a magazine of wilderness travel, offering practical, "you can do it, here's how" advice to help you enjoy every trip. Filled with the best places, gear, and information for all kinds of hiking and camping trips, each issue delivers foldout maps and stunning color photography.

Backpacker Magazine

Editor’s Letter

Contributors

1 Hike

EDITOR’S CHOICE - AIR TO THE THRONE • This pack bridges the gap between ultralight and ultracomfy

BACKPACKING PACKS • Shoulder the load and make miles with these trail-ready rucksacks

EDITOR’S CHOICE - PACK ‘N’ PLAY • This nifty container makes gear organization a cinch

SLEEPING BAGS + PADS • These bags and pads will keep you warm and promote healthy sleep without weighing down your pack

BACKPACKING TENTS • With the right tent you can protect yourself from the weather, spread out in luxury, and settle into a home away from home

EDITOR’S CHOICE - EASY STRIDER • Finally, a hiking boot that can truly do it all

HIKING BOOTS • These hiking boots will help you carry your load and stay comfortable and secure, no matter the terrain

SHELLS • Fend off water and wind with these breathable, packable jackets

EDITOR’S CHOICE - NEW KICKS ON THE BLOCK • Scarpa is pushing approach shoes to new heights—and distances

DAYPACKS • These bags redefine carrying comfort

CAR CAMPING TENTS • These shelters score major comfort points

CAR CAMPING SLEEPING BAGS + PADS • The comfiest basecamp bedding

EDITOR’S CHOICE - COMFORT FOR ALL • Pants made by—and for—plus-size female hikers

MEN’S HIKING APPAREL • Technical layers for any occasion

WOMEN’S HIKING APPAREL

BACKPACKING ACCESSORIES • These accessories might not make or break your trip, but you’ll sure be glad you packed them

EDITOR’S CHOICE - LIQUID ASSET • A lightning-fast water filter makes staying hydrated on the trail easier than ever

BACKPACKING KITCHEN • Feast-making cookware that won’t slow you down

CAR CAMPING KITCHEN • A five-star kit for base-camp meals

KIDS GEAR • A cool kit for eager little adventurers

DOG GEAR • Keep your pup safe and stylish on the trail with these seven accessories

2 Bike

EDITOR’S CHOICE - BACK TO THE BASICS • From the park to the podium, the Privateer 141 does it all

MOUNTAIN BIKES • Rigs to put a smile on anyone’s face

ROAD BIKES • These rigs impressed us with fresh design

EDITOR’S CHOICE - ONE RIG TO RULE THEM ALL • Allied’s new gravel-road crossover bike is the best two-in-one we’ve ever tested

GRAVEL BIKES • Top-notch rigs for riding where the pavement ends

E-BIKES • These motor-equipped rides are both fun and functional

TECH COMPONENTS • Devices bringing innovation to the trails and beyond

MOUNTAIN BIKE ACCESSORIES • Round out your trail kit and get riding

MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES • A secure connection to your bike starts with your feet

MOUNTAIN BIKE HELMETS • These top-notch lids won us over

WOMEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKE APPAREL • Rigorous testing was no match for these pieces

MEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKE APPAREL

ROAD + GRAVEL SHOES • Step up your cycling game with these road, gravel, and spin shoes

ROAD + GRAVEL ACCESSORIES • On-bike essentials for a better ride

MEN’S ROAD + GRAVEL APPAREL • A cycling outfit that everyone will love

WOMEN’S ROAD + GRAVEL APPAREL

ROAD + GRAVEL HELMETS • These lids tick all our boxes

COMMUTING • Clothing and accessories for urban riding

3 Float

EDITOR’S CHOICE - FAST LANE • Give...


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