Resources for prospective thru-hikers
Are you planning a thru-hike* with your dog? We want to walk with you! We will work with you, to the best of our ability, along the way if your dog has any issue with the pack!
Links to help you in your research:
*The Appalachian Trail Conservancy's tips on hiking with a dog on the A.T. Please read.
*Hiking with a dog in the backcountry by the PCT association check it out.
*Arrow the Sheltie thru hikes the entire (dog) A.T.
*Huck the Cattle Dog hikes the LT- tips, mentality and pack list
*Merci the Border Collie's pack list for long distance hiking
*How My Dog Survived a Thru Hike by Erin "Bookie" Tuveson
*Oliver the Cattle Dog thru hikes the LT- interview
*Interviews of A.T. Thru hikers and their thoughts/advice on bringing your dog on your thru
*Advice on nutrition, gear and vaccines for a dog on a long distance hike by PCT thru hiker Melissa "Treehugger" (scroll down through the blog to see all entries under the topic "long distance hiking with a dog.")
*Thoughts on the mind-set to have about thru-hiking