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Kirby the Trail Dog’s Birthday Giveaway

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Kirby the Trail Dog is turning six! What a pawsitvely perfect excuse for a giveaway! If you have a dog or know a dog, you’ll want to read on… Kirby the Trail Dog is a spunky, energetic, nature-loving Wheaten Terrier who has been a huge part of our lives for the past 6 years. He was our first baby and… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Jenny

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Jenny, a human of the outdoors. Jenny lives in Florida and gets outdoors with her fiancé, two teenage sons (aged 14 and 17), and her dog. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I trail run a few times a week and also plan my vacations around being outdoors. I usually… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Lacey

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Lacey, a human of the outdoors. Lacey lives in Tennessee and gets outdoors with her husband and their two dogs. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I am outdoors every weekend and as much as possible in between. My husband and my two dogs, Milo and Bridger, are my outdoor adventuring… Read more »

Brooksie Leash System Review

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Brooksie Leash System Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Kirby is a fairly well-behaved dog. If we are in an area that permits off-leash, then he would be off-leash. But off-leash areas are few and far between, so we need other options. Our new family cottage is one of the places where we… Read more »

Kirby’s Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review

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Picture this: You are scrambling up a steep rocky incline. You have 40 pounds of gear strapped to your back. You are doing your best to keep moving onward and upward despite your lovely friend, Gravity, pulling you back down. You are using your hands for balance and momentum. Around one wrist is a leash and…HEY! IS THAT A SQUIRREL?!… Read more »

Kirby’s Ruffwear Knot-a-Leash Review

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Ruffwear Knot-a-Leash Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I have had dogs my entire life and never have I cared about their leashes. I should rephrase that, never have I put effort into finding a leash I liked. There were leashes that I didn’t like, and leashes that I was indifferent about. It wasn’t until we won a Ruffwear prize pack from Valhalla Pure Outfitters last summer that… Read more »

Kirby’s Ruffwear Palisades Pack Review

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Ruffwear Palisades Pack Review - mamanonthetrail.com

Have you ever bought a backpack before? The sheer amount of packs available can be overwhelming, not to mention the features and fits and styles available. I bought my Black Diamond pack about 6 years ago when I was heading to France for six months and wasn’t looking for much beyond a decent fit and carryon compatibility. It’s actually designed… Read more »