The Great Best Views Debate

In our September 2013 issue we polled our experts on their favorite views in the U.S. What are your favorite views in each state?

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In our September 2013 issue, we asked guidebook writers, BACKPACKER field scouts, landscape photographers, and other local experts nationwide to rule on the sweetest backcountry vista in their corner of the union. The result? Fifty unforgettable views and a Top 10 list that will fill memory cards. We stand behind our choices, but no doubt you’ll have your own favorites. Think we got it wrong? Leave us a comment below or let us know by posting your own choice on our forums, linked below (ideally with a photo)! Prefer to use social media? Tag your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter post with the state name and #bpbestview.


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