Everyone has a wild tale from the backcountry. Tell us your wilderness stories–the good and bad and just plain bizarre–and we'll publish the best ones. Choose a contest category from the below drop down menu and then paste or write your essay in the next box.
Backcountry Survival: How to Survive in the Backcountry
There's a backcountry killer on the loose, and it's not hypothermia, grizzly bears, or rockfall. The thing mostly likely to maim you on your next hiking trip is living inside your head.