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Backpacker: 1970s Issues Online

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01. Vol. 1, No. 3 – Autumn 1973.
02. Vol. 1, No. 4 – Winter 1973.

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On numerous occasions Google Books has been an indispensable resource for hard to find materials that I was dying to see. One such treasure was searching for and happening upon issues of Backpacker magazine from the 1970s. The first few years of this publication are worth a scroll through to see advertisements from now iconic companies like The North Face, Patagonia and Eddie Bauer in a fledgling hiking magazine. The vintage gear from these brands and many smaller mail-order companies is certainly the highlight and this collection of copies online is incredibly generous.

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Reader Comments (2)

this is amazing, thanks!
July 25, 2014 | Unregistered Commentervahid
Agreed, excellent, thanks for this guys
July 26, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCiaran

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