Hiking with a Dog

I Had to Quit, but Only For a Bit

I Had to Quit, but Only For a Bit

Hey, I made a rhyme! Seriously though, I made it to northbound mile 318 - Sam's Gap, and I quit the trail. When I left Hot Springs several days prior...

Mar 28, 2017 : Tiffany Taylor Korrigan
A Canine Section Hike

A Canine Section Hike

I've seen a few trail dogs on my journey so far, and they've made me miss my Biscuit terribly. My home is the foothills of the Smokies, so I decided...

Apr 14, 2016 : Laurel "Duchess of Slug" Seus
Dog Gone

Dog Gone

One thing you learn in the planning of a thru hike is the inevitability of a change in those plans. Norman, my rescued boxer/pit mix was adopted in 2012 with...

Jan 7, 2016 : MorningLori
HYOH: Bringing My Dog

HYOH: Bringing My Dog

So you're thinking about hiking the Appalachian Trail (or any trail) and you want to bring your dog. But should you? Because your dog is a great hiking companion and...

Oct 26, 2015 : Cat
Hiking with dogs

Hiking with dogs

Having a dog is a responsibility many of us have chosen to accept in trade for the companionship, protection, entertainment and enjoyment they provide.  Taking a dog hiking is good for both...

Jun 23, 2015 : Dylan Niknot
How to Win $5,000 to Thru-Hike or Backpack with Your Dog

How to Win $5,000 to Thru-Hike or Backpack with Your Dog

The following sponsored post is brought to you by application process is simple. Tell them about yourself, dog, past adventures and future plans together. Kurgo would like to see photos,...

Feb 12, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Hiking by the Numbers – Details from our AT Section Hike

Hiking by the Numbers – Details from our AT Section Hike

During our section hike on the AT last year, I (Minutes) kept a spreadsheet of pretty much everything that we did.  I wrote down what I ate, the animals we...

Feb 10, 2013 : ATrailLife
Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 2)

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1 of Hiking with a Dog, you can We even used it indoors once. Questions from Readers.  Thank you to Tracy for submitting the wonderful questions!...

Jan 18, 2013 : ATrailLife
Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 1)

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Dog (Part 1)

The topic we’re asked about most frequently (aside from “why in the world would you hike for that long?”) is hiking with a dog.  It fascinates people and they are...

Jan 15, 2013 : ATrailLife
A Trail Life

A Trail Life

Hello, hikers!  We trust everyone’s coping with their Springer Fever and anxiously counting down the days to hiking season.  No?  Just us? While everyone’s making their gear lists and checking

Jan 7, 2013 : ATrailLife