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Each issue is packed with high-definition photography and stories, trusted avalanche safety skills and reliable, unbiased gear reviews. From freeskiing to touring, exotic destinations to backyard zones, the history of skiing to the cutting edge, we cover it all. In Backcountry, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Join us and imagine your Untracked Experience.

Backcountry is published six times annually from September to February.

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How often is Backcountry Published?

Backcountry Magazine is published six times annually from September to February.

When can I expect my copy of Backcountry to arrive?

For domestic subscribers, please allow up to six weeks for delivery of your first issue. International subscribers must allow up to eight weeks. If your order is placed after February, expect your subscription to begin with the next season.

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Once you receive the first copy of Backcountry, look for your customer number on the mailing label above your name and address. Using this number, you may:

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Give a gift subscription to Backcountry Magazine online. Either login using your customer number or begin entering your billing information and click next. Your computer will likely auto-fill your billing information as shipping information on the next page. If this occurs, simply replace the entries with the correct shipping information for the gift recipient. Removing your personal information here will not result in loss of your billing information. Click “submit” and look for an email confirming your gift of Backcountry.

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Subscription gifts are shipped separately from magazines and can take up to eight weeks to arrive. Gifts are distributed while supplies last.

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Backcountry issues are available for purchase in our online store store or directly through our circulation department. You can request any or all of these issues by doing any one of the following:

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  2. Send a check for the total in USD to the address below with a note stating the issue that you want to purchase and the shipping address to send the magazine to: Backcountry Magazine P.O. Box 190
    Jeffersonville, VT 05464
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PLEASE NOTE: The price for the Backcountry Gear Guide is $14.95, all other issues of Backcountry are $12.95 including postage within the USA. All other countries add $10.00 for international priority shipping.

How much does a Backcountry subscription cost?

The standard price for Backcountry is:

1 year print subscription (6 issues, automatic renewal by credit card) – $39.95
2 year print subscription (12 issues) – $64.95

(Canadian Subscribers will be charged an additional $15 per year and all other countries will be charged $25 more per year.)