We recently held a photo contest asking for your best outdoor adventure shots, along with 50 words or less about what makes that photo special — and wow, did you deliver.
Maybe it was the promise of a free Arc'teryx Atom jacket or maybe it was just a natural need to brag about how dope your summer hikes were, but we received a grand total of 67 posts —and we loved every single one of them.
It was extremely difficult to pick a winner, but eventually we decided on one: @kaylanmackinnon riding a mountain ridge with a look on her face that screams, “I'd better win a free jacket for this shit.”
Though Mackinnon won the contest, we'd be remiss not to include her very stiff competition. In no particular order, here are the runners-up: