Get a picturesque lake in Glacier National Park all to yourself.
Backpack a knee-trembling route through an active geothermal zone.
Find deep solitude where the continent crashes into a frigid ocean.
Brave thick forest to reach rugged twin summits.
Coming soon: sleeping bags that are as warm as their hangtags claim.
Backcountry enthusiasts deserve a president who cares about trails. So we asked John McCain and Barack Obama ten tough questions–then polled 989 BACKPACKER readers to find out what matters to you in this election.