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Into the Wild: Best Hiking and Outdoor Gear for You and Your Dog

Have no fear, spring is here and it’s time to gear up for the great outdoors. To get you started, we’ve dug up even more of our favorite hiking gear for a fun and safe adventure when you hit the trails with Fido!


Note: All products are independently curated by our CityDog editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Rest-assured, we never recommend or promote anything we wouldn’t use or enjoy ourselves.

4Knines Cargo Covers

Price: $89.99

Before you even hit the road for your favorite trail, protect your rig with a 4Knines cargo cover. The Multi-Function Dog Split-Tech SUV Cargo Liner keeps your vehicle nice and tidy after a day’s trek.

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Rumpl Travel Towel Set

Price: $49

The perfect pale blue with a pop-of-color sunset stripe. The Everywhere Towel Travel Set from Rumpl repels sand, pet hair, odor, and stains, all while taking up a fraction of the space of a normal cotton towel. Keep one in your day pack and one in your car, so you’re covered for every trip! Also makes a great gift for that dog-loving dad in your life (don’t forget, Father’s Day is June 19).

Rumpl Stuffable Pillow Case

Price: $35

 The Stuffable Pillowcase from Rumpl is packable and lightweight to join you on any road trip, red eye, or thru-hike. Just stuff a jacket, hoodie, or whatever you find at the bottom of your pack for a choose-your-own-comfort instant pillow. The attached stuff sack lets you pack away your pillowcase, ensuring no nap gets left behind. Also makes a great gift for that dog-loving dad in your life (don’t forget, Father’s Day is June 19).

GoPro Camera Dog Harness

Price: $19.95

Capture your next adventure from your dog’s perspective with the SmilePowo Dog Harness. Features a fully-adjustable back and chest strap, with a camera mount for most GoPro cameras.

Ruffwear Grip Trex Dog Boots

Price: $33.99

The Grip Trex dog boots from Ruffwear set the standard in paw wear for dogs who hike, bike, run, or explore the great outdoors with their humans. Features a super rugged outsole for exceptional traction on varied terrain and the breathable mesh upper keeps air flowing while keeping dirt and debris out. 

Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Price: $89.95

The Singletrak Pack from Ruffwear is a sleek, low-profile hydration pack for dogs that’s ready for any adventure from day hiking to trail running. It includes and carries two collapsible water bottles plus small essentials like pick-up bags, treats, a bowl and a leash stow in the two stash pockets.

Ruffwear Quencher Dog Bowl

Price: $21.99

Staying fueled means you can keep exploring — and the Quencher from our friends at Ruffwear is the original packable dog bowl for doing just that. Designed to provide dogs with food and water on the go, this collapsible fabric bowl folds and fits in a pocket or backpack (see above). Available in three different sizes to match your dog’s appetite for adventure.

Dog Mom Hoodie

SALE Price: $38.99

Dog moms like to hike too, and with Mother’s Day right around the corner (May 8) this hoodie from Dog is Good says it all — plus it makes a great top layer for that morning hike with her hound.

Best Hikes with Dogs

Price: $18.95

We’ve partnered with Mountaineers Books to bring you our Best Hikes with Dogs series, featuring hikes from Western Washington to southern California and everywhere in between. Grab your own copy to throw in your pack and start planning your next hiking adventure with Fido today!

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about the author

Brandie Ahlgren is founder and editor of CityDog Magazine. She, and her team of dog-loving editors, dig up the best places for you to sit, stay and play with your four-legged friends. Brandie, 12-year-old boxer Thya and Mexican foster failure Pancho, reside in West Seattle and can often be found hanging out at Westcrest Dog Park.

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