Backpacker

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.
  

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Contents

Wildlife Myths and Manners
13
Animal attacks, Backpacking (Safety measures)
Body Language: Mind, Body, and Spirit
25
Backpackers (Health and hygiene)
The "blend In" Theory
29
Bear attacks, Backpacking (Safety measures)
Pick 'n' Eat
33
Wild foods, Backpackers (Nutrition)
The Definitive Guide to Hikers' Parks
37
National parks and reserves, Backpacking
A Creature with Many Faces
76
Backpacking (Vermont), Long Trail (Vt.)
Tents for All Seasons
84
Tents
Vision Quest
92
Binoculars
Timing is Everything
94
Backpacking (New York (State)), Trails (New York (State)), Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Hiking with the Herd
97
Backpacking (Michigan), Trails (Michigan)

A Place So Close to Heaven
38
Backpacking (Montana), Trails (Montana), Glacier National Park (Mont.)
"Mountains are the Beginning and End of All Natural Scenery".
46
Mountains, National parks and reserves
Where the Words Wild and Life Take on New Meaning
48
Wildlife, National parks and reserves
More Than Ever, Medicine for the Soul
50
Solitude, National parks and reserves
Hard Work, Stringent Standards
52
Trails, National parks and reserves
The Silver Wonder
54
Duct tape
The Great Tape-off
59
Duct tape
Whoa, Nellie
62
Horseback trips (Environmental aspects)
Don't Girdle Those Trees
70
Horseback trips (Environmental aspects)
All Quiet on the Coloradan Front
98
Backpacking (Colorado), Trails (Colorado), Indian Peaks Wilderness (Colo.)
Giving Thanks to Henry M.
100
Backpacking (Washington (State)), Trails (Washington (State)), Henry M. Jackson Wilderness Area (Wash.)
Big Boots for Wide Feet
102
Mountain boots
REI Cima 60
106
Backpacks (Rating)
Sierra Designs Moonlight
107
Sleeping bags
Cloudveil Snaz
108
Jackets, Clothing and dress (Backpackers)
Wild Roses P-System
110
Pants, Clothing and dress (Backpackers)
Case Hobo Knife
112
Knives

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