5 Tips for Powder Hounds

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5 Tips for Powder Hounds

Written by Ruffwear Pack Member Riggins

Hi! I’m Riggins, an office dog at Ruffwear. I’m also a trail runner, crag dog, pine cone connoisseur, and powder hound. One of my favorite wintertime activities is backcountry skiing with my humans. There’s nothing better than bounding through fresh powder as I chase my humans down a ski line in the mountains — although finding sticks in the snow and strategically dropping them in the skin track is a close second. I’ve learned a few things over the years, and below, you’ll find a five of my best tips for powder hounds (or aspiring powder hounds).

IMG_1889 Me, Riggins, always ready for another lap

Know Before You Go

It’s no surprise that winter in the mountains is different than summer! There are usually fewer people, and access may be limited (including emergency rescue access). There are also different…

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