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Frequently Asked Questions

How often is Alpinist published?

Alpinist is published quarterly: Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring.

When can I expect my copy of Alpinist to arrive?

For domestic subscribers, please allow up to six weeks for delivery of your first issue. International subscribers please allow up to eight weeks.

Following my order, I received an email from Backcountry Magazine. I thought I subscribed to Alpinist!?

Backcountry and Alpinist are both owned by the same publisher, Height of Land Publications. Your confirmation email was sent through a server hosting multiple titles–but rest assured, you only ordered a subscription to Alpinist.

How can I track my Alpinist order?

Following your online order, you received an email containing a confirmation number: W*******. Visit to access your account where you can update your address, check the status of your order or make a payment. Select “Track a Subscription Transaction” and enter your confirmation number.

How can I access my Alpinist subscriber account?

Once you receive the first copy of Alpinist, look for your customer number on the mailing label above your name and address. This label will be on the plastic polybag protecting your magazine. Using this number, you may:
Update your address
Renew your subscription
Check the status of an order
Make a payment

How do I give the gift of Alpinist?

Give a gift subscription to Alpinist by ordering online. Either login using your customer number or begin here.

Enter 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 Alpinist.

How can I order a back issue of Alpinist?

Alpinist issues from #26 forward are available for purchase directly through our online store. The price for each issue of Alpinist is $17.95 US Dollars plus shipping & handling.