Monday, May 28, 2007

Backpacker Magazine

Backpacker Magazine sold to California Company

Rodale Inc. of Emmaus, PA announced the sale of Backpacker Magazine to Active Interest Media Inc. a company based in El Segundo, CA for an unrevealed amount.

The Backpacker Magazine, established in 1973 provides information for hikers, backpackers and campers. It contains gear reviews but also destinations for backpacking, hiking, camping as well as other outdoor sports. Backpacker Magazine is published nine times per year and reaches a circulation of 340,000.

The buyer, Active Interest Media publishes thirteen magazines related to healthy living, marine, Western Art and more.