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, the winner will receive a callout in BACKPACKER & a Tamron SP 15-30mm Di VC USD ultra-wide-angle lens (a $1,199 value) with superb performance and top image stabilization.

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 November 2019 issue. Now go out and start hiking—and shooting.

Enter Your Photo Now!

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