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Explore Canada. Take Pictures. Win Prizes.

This summer, we're building BOB - the Best of Backpacking - the ultimate backpacker guide to Canada and we need your help!

Take photos of the awesome things to see and do anywhere in Canada. Tag them with #bobcanada. Help build the ultimate photo guide for backpackers in Canada and you could win your next overnight at any HI hostel in the country and a $50 Mountain Equipment Coop gift card.

How it works

1. Take photos of the places to go, things to do, people to meet, food to eat, mountains to climb, lakes to cannonball into, cities to explore and everything else for a backpacker to do from coast to coast to coast.
2. Tag your photos on Instagram with #bobcanada and the hostel's hashtag
3. Caption it. Let us know where it is and why your fellow travellers should check it out.
4. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram and see each week's Photo of the Week. If it's yours, you've won your next night at an HI hostel!


Every week we're picking the best photo of BOB - whether it's an awesome shot, an incredible travel tip or some perfect yet-to-be-discovered combo of what it is that makes backpacking in Canada such an epic experience.

If we pick your photo, you'll get a comment on that photo on Instagram from @hostelscanada with further instructions. You'll have 48 hours to claim your prize or we find another winner. Summer is short, there's no time to lose!

The contest runs from July 1st to September 3rd 2015. Click here to read the contest full rules, terms and conditions.

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