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2010 Reader Photo Contest

Your best shots: BACKPACKER readers have been to some spectacular places and here's the proof from more than 700 submissions.
  • Samuel Matzek, Switzerland's Alpine Pass Route, Canon PowerShot 180
  • Rob Dweck, Sculptured Beach near Coast Camp in Point Reyes National Seashore, Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Jon Barr, Mt. Assiniboine in the Canadian Rockies, Canon EOS Rebel XSi
  • Bradley Bratcher, Bryce Canyon National Park's Rim Trail, Canon PowerShot A570  IS
  • John Dahlem, Alaska's McNeil River Sanctuary, Canon EOS Digital Rebe XTi
  • Cole Mannix, Needle Falls in Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness, Canon PowerShot A520
  • Will Rochfort, Refrigerator Canyon in Utah's Zion National Park, Canon EOS Digital Rebel
  • Barrie Imhoff, Glacier National Park's Hidden Lake, Pentax Optio W20
  • Jessica Barr, Yellowstone's Lamar Valley, Canon EOS Rebel XSi
  • Lawrence Stolte, Goat Lick adjacent to the Middle Fork of the Flathead River in Montana, Olympus EVOLT E-500
  • Roy Kranz, Wyoming's Devil Tower, Nikon D70
Samuel Matzek, Switzerland's Alpine Pass Route, Canon PowerShot 180
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Samuel Matzek, Switzerland's Alpine Pass Route, Canon PowerShot 180


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hi all.i have a love affair with the amazon river Peru.sailed solo 800k in a bath tub on this river,also completed two rafts races,now plan to go one better.power para glide in the bath from top of a volcano 19000ft and follow from the source to the finish in Macapa Brazil a challenge of over 4000 miles,a worlds first again.reg rob
— robert dowling

Dude looks like crabman from my name is Earl. Awesome shot either way.
— tricklingwater7

Now that's a picture.
— Tyler


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