Backpacker Magazine Announces Launch of Nationwide 2017 Get Out More Tour


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Boulder, Colo. (March 2017) - Backpacker Magazine announces the launch of the 18th annual Get Out More Tour, an interactive mobile media and education outreach program designed to inspire readers and encourage participation in active outdoor pursuits.

The Get Out More Tour collaborates with 45 specialty outdoor retailers who share the same education and outreach ethic with their customers. At each retail stop, the Get Out More Tour Brand Ambassador Randy Propster brings the pages of Backpacker Magazine to life with a 75-minute seminar on trip planning, choosing the right outdoor gear and apparel, safety in the outdoors and more.

The Get Out More Tour hits the road April-October visiting 45 outdoor retailers and five outdoor festivals. Get Out More Brand Ambassador Randy Propster will also lead five on-the-trail adventures across the United States to bring BACKPACKER's skills, gear and trip advice to life audience of outdoor enthusiasts.

For over seventeen years, the Get Out More Tour has brought all things outdoors to fans across the country with in-depth presentations at outdoor retailers. Be sure to visit BACKPACKER’s Get Out More Tour page for more up-to-date information on upcoming events and to see where the tour is going in 2017.

The 2017 sponsor line-up includes: Adventure Medical Kits, ENO, Farm To Feet, goTenna, Kokopelli Packraft, Leki, Link AKC, Osprey, Nikwax, Nite Ize, Sawyer, Sea To Summit, SOG, Vasque, Wacaco and Yakima

About Backpacker 

Since 1973 Backpacker Magazine has delivered the outdoors to reader’s doorsteps, inspiring and empowering people to get out and enjoy nature more often. Backpacker, the world’s first GPS-enabled magazine and authority on backcountry adventure in North America, has won multiple awards including a coveted National Magazine Award for editorial excellence. Backpacker is published by Active Interest Media.

AIM Outdoor Event Manager:

Caitlyn Pepper