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TruHiking with Pants: A Story of Love and Healing

The following story, written by our good friend Lori, is a personal one. Lori, her husband Brett, her son Scott, and their faithful canine companion Pants, set out this past summer for a southbound thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Along the way, we’ve gotten to know this thoughtful and courageous family and we are […]

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Skiing with your Best Friend

If you’ve had the opportunity to go skiing with your dog, you know that there are few activities that are more fun! Dogs are possibly the only ones who get more “snowked” than we do when the white stuff falls. Depending on your experience level, your dog’s particular traits, and the type of skiing you’re […]

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The Winter Slog: Jen & Haggis

In January 2016, Jen Crook and her best pal, a black lab named Haggis, will set off on a 550-mile trek across Scotland, from Gretna Green on the border with England to Cape Wrath at the northern tip of the country. Jen, a film-maker, photographer, climber, and general adventurer, says the idea developed from the […]

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Remembering Doug Tompkins (1943-2015)

In memory of Doug Tompkins

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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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