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Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Wilderness Act

Photo courtesy of The Conservation Alliance Today is a day that we celebrate an act passed by Congress exactly fifty years ago (September 3rd, 1964). It is a day to be grateful for those who have come before us who realized that future generations need to be able to experience wild places as they are, […]

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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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Summer Solstice Brings Summer Adventure For Dogs

This Saturday, June 21st, is the Summer Solstice – a day that marks the first day of summer for us in the northern hemisphere and brings on the longest day of the year. The Summer Solstice marks yet another period of change. Changes in the season, changes in the earth’s orientation with the sun and […]

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10 Tips For Backpacking With Your Dog – By Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa

Since June is National Trail Month and many of us are turning our attention from winter sports to camping, we asked one of our friends for some advice. Ruffwear Ambassador and president of the American Long Distance Hiking Association – West,  Whitney LaRuffa (who also goes by the trail name of “Allgood”) was happy to […]

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WHAT’S IN A NAME: THE BIVY BOWL SERIES DOG BOWLS

Bivy (biv·ou·ac /ˈbivo͞oˌak,ˈbivwak/) – a temporary camp without tents or cover, used especially by soldiers or mountaineers. When thinking about our Bivy series of collapsible bowls, you may ask yourself, what does the word bivy have to do with a dog bowl? Well… there are two types of bivouacs – planned and unplanned bivys. When […]

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My Dog Is My… Share Your Adventure

  For each of us, the relationships we have with our dogs are unique – shaped by the adventures we share. They are our trail mates. Our biking buddies. Our constant companions. How would you sum up the meaning of your canine companion in a word or phrase? What does you dog mean to you? […]

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Stories Shared – Looking for Swimming Holes in Southern California

We love to receive stories from people who are using our gear to enhance their adventures year-round. Here is a story from Jason Kline in Santa Barbara, CA about a recent quest to find some swimming holes in the mountains just outside of Santa Barbara. We hope you enjoy this story and share your own […]

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