Promoting Ultra-Light Hiking and Adventures with our favorite backcountry companions, in a safe and responsible fashion.
Have a group that wants to learn about hiking with dogs? We have a standard program that touches upon my experiences Thru-Hiking the Appalachain Trail with my dog, how to prepare your dog for the backcountry, Leave No Trace Techniques, and others... custom designed talks available too
Whitney "Allgood" La Ruffa, and firiends hiked the Sierra High Route this summer.
Karluk is glad to be welcomed back as part of team Ruffwear fo his 5th year as an ambassador
Join us for one of our upcoming talks. Please click below to get details
Since Winter has finally returned to the PNW this year, Karluk and I have been taking this time to enjoy the snow in the Cascades.
Recently we have gone backcountry skiing and snowshoeing on Mt Hood and Indian Heaven Wilderness.
We hope that this el Nino storm system keeps bringing us more of the fluffy white stuff sowe we will have plenty of water to drink while hiking this spring and summer
Read all about Karluk's and my thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail.