Category: Dogs

I’ve finally hit the point with gear that all my stuff is totally figured out. I know what backpack to use and which pair of snow pants I love. Even the gloves, snowshoes, jackets, and more are all dialed in. But you know where I’m still lacking? Gear for my favorite canines. Now, for anyone who’s seen Yuri and Kina’s […]

Apparently I’ve spent my entire life driving straight past one of the best hikes and views around. No, really. Right off of 302 in Twin Mountain/Bethlehem is a seriously fantastic hike and I’m bummed we didn’t check it out sooner. To make myself feel better about not checking it out sooner, I’m going to make […]

I know everyone loves the 4000 footers of New Hampshire, but I’m seriously falling in love with the little hikes of New England. We truly haven’t had a bad one yet and I’m kind of shocked it’s taken me this long to get around to some of these mountains. I mean, really – how does […]

Us humans fret over everything, don’t we? We have to know all the details, figure out the best approach, develop itineraries, analyze the weather forecasts, and so much more. It makes me purely envious of my dogs. In their minds (which are not simple at all, let me tell you) seeing their hiking backpacks come […]

For all the dog parents out there, I’m sure you can understand when I say that no two dogs are alike. My older boy, Yuri – a Siberian Husky, is a southern charmer who enjoys fluffy snow, soft grass, long hikes through the woods, ice cubes, and people food (french fries and pizza crust most of […]

For some time now I’ve tried to figure out what to do with this blog. Depending on the moment, I had contemplated everything from shuttering it altogether to entirely changing the focus. I didn’t know what to do and I was quickly running into an epic mix of burn out and writer’s block. It wasn’t […]