Category: Gear

Gear Review: Women’s Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running

Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running

Needless to say, well-fitting shoes are essential for hiking. I personally like hiking shoes over hiking boots because I like my ankles free and usually they are lighter. So on most hikes, I wear hiking shoes or trail running shoes. I’ve had my Women’s Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running shoes for over a year and

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Dog Boots, Everything You Need To Know

adventure dog photography

The #1 question I get via email and social media is about Xena’s boots. I wrote about it here and there in the past. But I think now it’s time to put everything together in one post. So, let’s get started. Do dogs need boots for hiking? It is essential to let your dog hike

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Dog Gear Review: Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Is your furry hiking partner a healthy adult dog? If your dog is a working breed, an athletic dog or just a high-energy dog in general, these are all good reasons for trying a dog backpack. Sometimes I want Xena to help me with carrying gear on our longer hikes. She takes extra water and some

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Whatever Wednesday: Dog Booties

The issue with buying dog booties that come in 4 is, just like our feet, our dog’s four paws are not the same size. The front paws are usually larger than the back paws. Xena got two pairs of booties as a gift and we got to try them on the trail this month. On

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Can you believe next Thursday is Thanksgiving already? Gosh, holidays are just around the corner! If the holiday season has sneaked up on you, don’t panic. We’ve come up with 10 awesome gift ideas for your friends and family. These are items that either we have tried and loved or would love to add to

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Ranger Vest

Hurtta Ranger Vest

This fall we received the new Ranger Vest from our friends at Hurtta America so we can put it to the test. This light high-visibility vest is designed for outdoor activities and hunting even in the dark. This time of the year, hunting is allowed in the Angeles National Forest. The gunshots from hunting rifles

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Essential Gear for Hiking with Dog

Essential Gear for Hiking With Dog

Autumn arrived in Southern California and it’s cooler again. Leaves are changing colors in most parts of the country and it’s officially hiking season! It’s time to hit the trail with your four-legged best friend. If you are a beginner, here are some safety precautions you need to consider first: Your dog has a sturdy

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