If the average picture is worth 1,000 words, the best wilderness images from BACKPACKER's top photographers are worth millions. Get inspired--and find the beta you need to hike to our favorite scenes--in this collection of classics.
Here are the ten finalists from the latest photo contest. Vote for your favorite to help us choose the winner. The winning photo will be published in Backpacker's September's issue and the winner will receive a Tamron zoom lens*.