This 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.
Your best shots: BACKPACKER readers have been to some spectacular places and here's the proof from more than 700 submissions.
Help us decide the winner of the next photo contest
You choose! Look through the slideshow and at the end cast your vote to help decide which one will be the winner for BACKPACKER's September 2011 issue.
Here are the ten finalists from the latest photo contest. Vote for your favorite to help us choose the winner. The winning photo will be published in Backpacker's September's issue and the winner will receive a Tamron zoom lens*.
Send us a picture of your pup on the trail for a chance to win gear from Ruffwear.
You choose! Look through the slideshow and at the end cast your vote to help decide which one will be the winner for BACKPACKER's June 2011 issue.
Here are the winners of our third annual Reader Photo Contest.