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History of 14er Dogs

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Re: History of 14er Dogs

Postby Inky6900 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:58 pm

Dave and his dogs are in the book. You're right, they climbed quite a few of them. I know Scooby passed away a few years ago and I had Dave write up a page (toward the end of the book) that is set aside to remember him.

Cheeseburglar, perhaps I will have to put you and your dog in the historical honorable mentions! :)
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Re: History of 14er Dogs

Postby LuLuLuv » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:55 pm

Like! =D>

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Re: History of 14er Dogs

Postby Swissy » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:38 pm

The book sounds like a great idea. I'm looking forward to reading it someday.

I have a dog named "Bridger" as in the Bridger National Forest. He is a 5 1/2 yr old Greater Swiss Mountain Dog that has climbed 12 14er's and repeated 2 of them. He carries 20 pounds on the hikes-usually water so it decreases after we hit the top and refill camelbacks. Bridger skijor races during the winter and is the current 3 time GSMDCA National Champion Weight pull dog. His record is 4009.8 pounds. He also won the 2011 International Weight Pull Championship for his weight class and pulled the most weight for all weight classes. In 2009 he was awared the ambassador of the breed. Climbing/hiking with weight is how Bridger cross trains during the warmer months.

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Re: History of 14er Dogs

Postby LupinMorningwake » Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:29 pm

I can't wait to (have the human) read your book! I know that for me having the dogs with me on my Colorado adventures is half the fun.... I think that they like hiking more than I do.
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Re: History of 14er Dogs

Postby mt_turtle » Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:28 am

My dogs are game. They love the mountains and below there is a report dedicated to them.

http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=10211&parmuser=mt_turtle&cpgm=tripuser
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