Tag Archives: dogs

How you can Hike Safe During Hunting Season

If it’s a gorgeous fall day in our national forest you can probably find me flying down backwoods trails on my Cannondale mountain bike with my little dog at my side, not a care in the world. Unless it’s hunting season. Hiking, mountain biking or any kind of outdoor fun in our California national forests get …

Keeping Fido Safe From Rattlesnakes

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It kills me to say it but this pup is on lockdown. All because of the asshole of the forest, the majestic Western Timber Rattlesnake. Yes, today we marked the beginning of summer, I mean rattlesnake season, here in our home in the San Bernardino Mountains. We saw not one, but two angry as fuck rattlers …

Amber Vs The Girl Scouts of America

All great stories start with a trip to the pit toilet. Well that is if you are a mountaineer who is camping anyways. We arrived in Idaho with a bang and a snarling, barking dog fight yesterday afternoon. The drive into Alpine Idaho was extremely eventful as we ran into congestion on the backroad highways of …

Adopt Don’t Shop even if you end up with a Ding Dong

I could give you twenty reasons why you should adopt don’t shop. Fifteen of those reasons revolve around this ding dong who was adopted from the Big Bear Animal Shelter on her last day. Yesterday this mutt jumped on my friends couch and tried to harass her cat with kisses. Than she jumped up and gave me …

And Than Carly Tried to Murder a Husky

I’ve been hiking these Sierra trails all week. Little Carly dog and I have hiked over fifty miles in seven days so far. Carly has been unbelievably well-behaved. Not only has she been well-behaved but she’s eaten her food every afternoon like a champion not just flipping the bowl over like a toddler and glaring …