Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often.

Backpacker

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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Backpacker Tourism
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Dr. Kevin Hannam, Dr. Irena Ateljevic
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-12 - Publisher: Channel View Publications

The search for new tourism experiences as well as changes in the tourism industry itself has led to new forms of individualised travel and consequentially new forms of backpacker tourism. This volume provides an up to date examination of the behaviour, attitudes and motivations of backpacker tourists as well as
The Backpacker
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John Harris
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-03 - Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW

‘Leaving the blinding sand for the cool shade of the trees, I walked carefully through the undergrowth to where Dave, using two twigs as chopsticks, was picking up a freshly severed human finger...’ John’s trip to India starts badly when his girlfriend returns home and he finds himself looking at
Beyond Backpacker Tourism
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Dr. Kevin Hannam, Anya Diekmann
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-02 - Publisher: Channel View Publications

Building on previous work on backpacking, this book takes the analysis of backpacker tourism further by engaging both with new theoretical debates into tourism experiences and mobilities as well as with new empirical phenomena such as the rise of the ‘flashpacker’ and alternative destinations. Chapters include material on flashpacking, the
Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Mark P. Hampton
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-18 - Publisher: Routledge

There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in areas with the largest concentrations
Backpacker's Start-Up
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Doug Werner
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-05-01 - Publisher: Tracks Publishing

Aimed specifically at the novice outdoor adventurer, this comprehensive guide explains the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. Through informative, entertaining, and encouraging personal anecdotes, the guide emphasizes the physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending time in nature. Essential first aid