Foxtail PSA for those who hike with Dogs.

**Foxtail PSA** If you live in The Bay area Foxtails are out of control more than ever, and they are turning brown earlier because of the drought. They are everywhere, not just on the trails, but neighborhoods, and dog parks too. Many people I’ve talked to while hiking have no idea about these buggers. When…

Adventurer’s 5-Month Journey Hiking Pacific Crest Trail Condensed Into 5-Minute Time-Lapse

This time lapse video of Andy Davidhaz is really amazing.  I myself don’t have the desire to do more than a few days out, but I love reading about other people who do large sections of the AT and PCT, or the whole trails!! I find it inspiring, and often times educational! Enjoy! http://kron4.com/2015/04/05/adventurers-5-month-journey-hiking-pacific-crest-trail-condensed-into-5-minute-time-lapse/

East Bay Regional Park Survey

This is a great chance for dog lovers to be heard:)There is a comment section at the end.  Probably 75% of our hiking is done in the East Bay Regional Park system, and we’re so lucky compared to other areas of the country that have hardly any places where dogs allowed even if they are on…

Beware of Algae

There is an Algae outbreak in Lake Chabot which has killed 3 dogs, 1 dog died at Clear lake last year, and Lake Temescal was closed to the public for an outbreak last year.  In all the research I did about trail safety with dogs, Algae was never mentioned yet so many trails intersect with…