Whether 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.
Author: Ania Savage
Softcover; 269 pages; black-and-white photographs and maps
Mountaineers Books; copyright 2005
Describes rarely explored trails, including information on off-leash areas
The hike selection chart compares trails by leash regulations, suitability for senior dogs, stream access, mountains you can climb with your dog, and more
Hikes accessible from the Denver metro area and across the state
Tips on keeping your dog happy, healthy, and hydrated on the trail