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THE DOG KID

Travel Tips and Treats

Welcome to The Dog Kid, a blog created to share experiences with my dog kid, Zax.  Look around, enjoy and ask questions

 

Kokeena Lake SUP

7/10/21 We loved paddling around every corner. Good views of the olympics. We stopped and let Zax run on some rocks on the way back. The...

Wahkeena Falls

7/6/21 We did a quick 5.5mi hike in the gorge Tuesday night and caught the sunset. It was much cooler and less crowded than day. This is...

4th of July weekend

7/3-7/4/21 My friend from college Meesh was in town and my new roommate gen joined us in Hood River Saturday. We played at the...

The coast

6/26-6/27/21 We went and explored the coast, played in the siletz river and went out on the boat. It was a great weekend!

Ape canyon

6/19/21 We had a forecast of clear nice weather so headed to ape canyon for mt St. Helens views. We lucked out and also got great hood,...

Sunset at silver star

6/16/21 I went to show my roommate this post and realized it never got made so it’s a little late. We went up from grouse vista and we...

Wallowa Lake SUP

6/13/21 We went for a post backpacking paddle to a dock out in the lake to have lunch (Chicken Alfredo 🤤) and a very quick cold swim but...

Memorial Day weekend

5/28-5/30/21 We planned to walk in the west side of wynoochie lake/ dam a little over 2 miles and find a spot on the river but didn’t...

Central OR Camping weekend

5/8-5/9/21 We went out with plans of camping and paddling Waldo lake but ran into snow and had to reroute our plans. We found a spot in...

Stick Library

I saw a picture of a man making a stick library for a dog park and copied his idea with some modifications materials needed: screws 7 -...

Paddle boarding round 2

5/2/21 We found a cool spot that I can’t even tell you what it’s called but we got lucky and had a good afternoon

Sunday sunset

5/2/21 After paddle boarding, we scooted up the gorge to Mosier plateau for a wildflower sunset. This hike is about 1-1.5mi up and then...

First SUP!

5/1/21 Today was the first day out with the new paddle board and first time ever for Zax. Zax is still a little hesitant in the water but...

Coldwater Lake

4/17/21 Initially we tried to walk the ridge to a peak but got stopped by a ranger saying the area was closed. It started as a snow hike...

DIY hurdles

I thought it would be fun to build just some 12” jumps since Zax is still young. This was super easy. Supplies: to make 1. Multiply by...

Wild as the flowers

4/16/21 We went out the dalles mountain ranch. My parents were in town. It ended up being about 6 miles. It was very hot and not much...

Beach Weekend

4/10-4/11/21 We did a lot of short hikes from Brookings to Seaside, starting in Loeb State park doing the river trail to the redwood...

Tamanawanas falls

4/9/21 We went around 6pm so had the falls to ourselves. Used microspikes. Nothing new to this one. I blogged about this hike previously...

 

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