Backpacker Magazine Guidelines Information

Publisher: Active Interest Media

Established: 1973

Accepts Email Submissions: Yes

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Description: Backpacker provides lively, informative features and departments on self-propelled, self-contained wilderness activities.

Editor(s): Sharon Houghton, Publisher

Payment: 40 cents to over $1 a word.

Tips: Note: Be sure to follow "Leave No Trace" eco-friendly practices. They advise less experienced writers to pitch a department or short online-only piece.

How to Submit: Backpacker says it prefers queries to submitted manuscripts. Pitch by email only. Do not send attachements.

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This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2019-01-25

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