[pct-l] Siberian Husky on PCT
Nicole E. Phillips
nephils at gmail.com
Tue May 21 09:53:11 CDT 2013
I should also mention that I would Not bring her on anything more than two
or three days, and definitely not before reaching Washington.
On May 21, 2013 9:35 AM, "Nicole E. Phillips" <nephils at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's actually a really good idea Piper. As a dog owner I was initially
> considering ways to incorporate my dog into the hike. She is a great hiking
> companion and treads very lightly on trail. I've been amazed at how quiet
> she is when we're on hikes and she rarely strays from her heel position on
> trail. Anyway, knowing how much I will miss her, it sounds like a good idea
> to try to arrange for her to meet me somewhere near the end, what a
> motivator that would be!
> On May 21, 2013 9:08 AM, "Diane Soini" <dianesoini at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I usually don't join in the dog discussion since I have very little
>> experience with dogs. On one of my two long hikes of the PCT there
>> were two dogs. They both looked really very tired. One of them had
>> the hiker limp just like people. Anyway, that's not my point...
>> I wanted to suggest that perhaps you could just finish the trail with
>> your dog. Pick him up somewhere around Mt. Hood and hike to the
>> Canadian border. It would be a goal for you, something to look
>> forward to, and a big morale boost once you got him on trail with
>> you. Of course, you might have to slow your pace a bit at first so he
>> can get in shape. Knowing this might help you stay on time and not
>> waste time in So Cal with all the socializing. Lots of times people
>> want to join thru-hikers for a section so maybe someone could do this
>> for you and as a condition bring your dog to you. This will also help
>> you slow down a bit.
>> Good luck,
>> Diane "Piper" (had to change my email)
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