Backpacking Light Story Proposal Submission Form

Backpacking Light's editorial mission is to promote (1) MULTI-DAY, (2) BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IN A (3) LIGHTWEIGHT, (4) SELF-SUFFICIENT ("BACKPACKABLE") STYLE.


By submitting this proposal, you agree to the following:

1. Backpacking Light offers honoraria to our authors as a means of saying "thank you". We generally offer a $25 honorarium and complimentary memberships for unsolicited content. We pay higher rates (up to $500 for individual articles, or more for comprehensive editorial series) for SOLICITED content (e.g., specific long-form technical reviews, skills articles, and state of the market reports that we define). Please contact us at submissions@backpackinglight.com if you would like to be added to our mailing list for content solicitations.

2. You agree to grant Backpacking Light a nonexclusive, non-expiring license to use your content in any publishable medium. To qualify for an honorarium, you agree to grant Backpacking an exclusive license to publish your content for a period of one year from the date of publication.

3. You agree to submit your story (including a manuscript that has been copy edited and that meets our Editorial Guidelines, as well as all photos, video, and other supporting materials) before the Target Submission Date that you specify below.

4. That you disclose any conflicts of interest with products, services, or manufacturers that you mention in your article below in the "Abstract" box.

View our Editorial Guidelines here:

http://www.backpackinglight.com/authors.html

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