Announcing Friends’ 2022 Winter Photo Contest

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2022 Winter Contest Winner. Photo: Alex Horner

Update: The winner of our winter photo contest is Alex Horner, whose stunning winter figure clad in stark red clothing jumps out of the cold, gray frame in the Boundary Waters, making their presence known for a fleeting moment until their snowshoes fade back into the blustery squall at their feet. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest! Look for our next contest this fall.

Announcing Friends’ 2022 Winter photo contest

Ice is (almost) out on the lakes of the Boundary Waters. But before winter is too far in the rearview mirror, we’d like to see your best outdoor winter pics from the northland!

Send us your best winter photos for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to REI, and to have your images help advance our mission to protect, preserve and restore the BWCA.

Deadline for entry is June 1. Winners will be announced the following week.

Guidelines/ Rules

  • Please submit photographs in the highest resolution you have.
  • By entering, you agree to allow Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness to use the submitted photos in our advocacy and outreach efforts. This includes emails, social media and printed materials. We will credit you.
  • Rename your photos by using the following formula: “first name_last name_social handle” For example: “Samuel_Beckett_@sammyB” If you have a Twitter/ Instagram handle, include that info in the file name too.
  • You can enter as many photos as you like. Simply email them to or by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
  • Some tips: Nothing makes us cringe like a bad photoshop job. We tend to favor pictures with people in them. However, that doesn’t mean you should go and photoshop your sweetheart into a landscape shot with some grazing moose.
Trees in the winter
Winner of Friends 2021 Photo Contest – Winter Category. Photo: Dominic Ricci

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Boundary Waters Catalog

6 months ago

Amazing clicks of pictures! we have done with same place and its look like a heaven on the earth and we enjoyed our trip. Before visiting this place, we consult with Boundary Waters Catalog about the place and we bought some tools from them. We got some information from some blogs and our trip was amazing.

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