What type of Backpacker are you?

You’ll find recommended gear, outdoor guides, and a philosophy for each backpacker type by clicking on the badge. Choose your backpacker type for personalized recommendations, or clear the filter to see all. Read more here.

Latest Outdoor Guides

Outdoor Guide

Backpackers Guide to Backpacks

Comprehensive guide to the object that lets us carry stuff — backpacks! Demystifying, scientific, hilarious. An Outdoor Guide for the ages.

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Backpackers Guide to Down Jackets

Comprehensive guide to the layer that keeps us toasty and puffy — down jackets. Demystifying, scientific, hilarious. An Outdoor Guide for the ages.

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Latest Blog Posts

Outdoor Black Friday Roundup, Get Outside or Get the Gear

To help you decide what’s “right” we’ve collected what various outdoor companies are doing in, around, or on Black Friday.

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Backpackers.com Seeks WordPress Guru and Growth Hacker

Backpackers.com is looking for an outdoor, hiking and camping enthusiast strong on PHP and Wordpress.

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Backpackers.com Relaunch!

In case you missed all the snazzy new stuff on our website, this the official announcement. The Backpackers.com relaunch is here, and in a major way.

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