|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
2010 Photo Contest: the OuttakesThis year's Backpacker Photo Contest was a tight race. Here, see outstandings photos that just missed the cut. See the January 2010 issue for the winners.
Milford sound. After much needed pizza and beer, the clouds broke to reveal one of the most stunning vistas in New Zealand, bathing the mountains in a soft, cozy evening light. (Jessica Barr)