Best Hikes with Dogs Colorado
* Seldom explored trails where no leashes are required and terrain is easy on the paws * Advice on keeping your dog happy, healthy, and hydrated on Colorado's High Country trails* What to pack: the Ten Canine Essentials and a Doggy First Aid KitWhether your dog is big or small, an overweight couch potato or a muscular retriever, Ania Savage has selected the best trails in Colorado for every type of dog. She's been hiking with canine companions for more than twenty years and looks at the land through dog-centric eyes. These hikes will delight both you and your pet with panoramic views, soft tundra grasses, plenty of flowing water, and unexplored valleys and forests where you may have the trail to yourself. Savage puts a premium on canine safety, including tips on how to gauge the effect of high altitude and thin air on your dog. includes short day hikes to longer backpacking trips, many trails are clustered along the three highway "corridors" that penetrate the Colorado Rockies. There are trails to be found from the Wyoming border to the San Juan Mountains in southern Colorado and west to Grand Junction, and including the Foothills near Denver - many have never before been described in another guidebook.