Category Backpacking

Backpacking

Gear Guide To Camping With Your Dog – Part 2: Backpacking

In our previous blog post, we reviewed our favorite pieces of gear for car camping with our canine companions. Now, let’s take a look at the gear guide to backpacking with your dog. Backpacking is unique in that the goal is to carry what you need to stay safe and relatively comfortable, and not much […]

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Thru-Hiking the Colorado Trail – Blind. Trevor Thomas and Tennille Share Their Story And Tips For Backpacking With A Canine

Imagine thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, or maybe the Tahoe Rim Trail. Day after day of logging high miles, setting up and tearing down camp, cooking food and navigating mile after mile of trail and wilderness. Then, imagine doing this blind. Solo. With all of your trust in your faithful companion and […]

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Which Dog Pack Is Right For My Dog?

With three models of dog packs, a couple of questions we frequently get are, what pack should I get for my dog? And, what are the differences between your packs? The question that we ask in return to aid in the decision making process is, “what activities will you be using this pack for with […]

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April Showers Bring… Wet Adventures

“April showers bring May flowers,” right? But that doesn’t mean that we have to sit inside while it’s raining the whole month of April. The weather in the spring can be unpredictable and that’s why us humans typically pack a rain shell, just in case. The Sun Shower™ waterproof rain jacket allows your dog to […]

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Hike Your (Dog’s) Own Hike :: What It Really Means To Plan A Thru Hike With Your Dog

The Appalachian Trail runs 2,180 miles, from Springer Mountain, GA to Katahdin, ME. Each year, up to 2,000 people attempt to “thru-hike” the entire length of the AT (hike the entire trail in one, continuous outing) – a trek that on average takes five to seven months. This year, one of those attempting to thru-hike […]

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Top Reasons Why Fall Is The Best Time To Be Outdoors

e·qui·nox noun: equinox; plural noun: equinoxes the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). another term for equinoctial point.       Today marks the Autumnal Equinox. We could get scientific and explain exactly what is […]

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Kimberly and Oliver Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail Update

We just received a note from Kimberly Donoghue and her Irish Wolfhound mix, Oliver. Together, they have been thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail all summer. Kimberly took a moment while in Caratunk, ME to send us an update and her favorite memory so far. We hope you enjoy! AT 2014: Animal friends Chirping, whistling, and singing … […]

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