You’ve been to amazing places and brought back the proof: amazing photos. Now take your images to the next level and enter our Cover Contest.
In addition to seeing his or her shot on the cover fo the 2019 November Issue, the winner will receive a callout in BACKPACKER & a Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2 ultra telephoto lens (a $1,399 value) with superb performance and top image stabilization.
All entrants will receive a $50 bonus mail-in rebate for USA entrants only for purchase of a Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2 (model A022) at any authorized Tamron USA retailer.
Before you get started download our PDF guidelines and tips for shooting the perfect BACKPACKER cover.
THE WINNING IMAGE WILL BE PUBLISHED on the cover of the October 2018 issue. Now go out and start hiking—and shooting.
The Best of 2017’s Cover Contest
2017 Cover Contest Winning Photo by Nina McIntosh
A walk in the park
Photo by Kyle Ledeboer
Don’t let the smile fool you…
Photo by Armando Hernandez
Hiking up to sunset
Photo by Erin Sublette
Photo by Colton Jacobs
Balancing On Layers
Photo by Jennifer Carr
Morning at the Matterhorn
Photo by Christian Burris
McAfee Knob, Appalachian Trail
Photo by Dani Parsons
Backpacking among the sequoias in Jenny Lakes Wilderness, CA
Photo by Matt Bloomfield
Greeting the sun on our way to paradise.