Waterfalls and sunsets rule in this summer batch of BACKPACKER reader photos.
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.
Breathtaking outdoor scenes yield immediate and enduring pleasure: when you hike there, and when you share the shots. Just ask the winners of our second annual Reader Photo Contest.
Here's our top ten favorite pictures from this month's photo contest. Vote for your favorite to help us choose the winner. The winning photo will be published in Backpacker's May issue.
Browse the finalists in November's Reader Photo Contest.
Help us decide the winner of the next photo contest
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