PCT for Pets: An adventure to help shelter animals nationwide...

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The Dog
       Banner's Story
       The Plight of Shelter Animals
       California "Desert Training"
       Canada "Snow Training"

The Human
       J. Bradley's Story
       Professional Resume
       Technical Outdoor Resume
       Contact PCT for Pets

The Hike
      About the Pacific Crest Trail
       Final Itinerary
Equipment Lists
       Trail Segment Descriptions
       Large PCT Map
       Sponsoring Shelters

(Click for photos & stories!)

Follow our Progress along the PCT!
Many Thanks!

Banner and I send out a HUGE THANK YOU to the many individuals and organizations who have agreed to help us with our PCT for Pets adventure in large and small ways!

My Mom & Dad, for their unconditional love.

My brother, Craig, for his help and feedback on this web site.

Sara and Matt Hyder
For providing me with a home in Vermont this past winter
and allowing me to turn this home into my
"logistical command center"

Goat Tracks magazine: Journal of the Working Goat

DogScouts.com "Dog Scouts of America"
Dog Camp, Activities, Education & More!

Canine Hiking Club of Arizona

Catskill Hiking Shack

California Canine Hikers

The View from the University of Vermont
(click link for an article about us from February, 2004)

Stanford Magazine
(watch for an article about us in May, 2004)

KQED Public Radio, San Francisco, CA

Daniel Weatherhogg and KLSY Mix 92.5, Seattle, WA

(click link for a February, 2004, newsletter article about us)

Yahoo Traildog Group

Dr. Juli Larson of the Vermont Eye Laser clinic,
who performed my laser eye surgery in February, 2004,
so that I can experience the beauty of the PCT without glasses!

City Market Co-op in Burlington, Vermont
This is where I purchased the majority of my food for the trip,
at a significant discount thanks to the co-op staff.

Diamond Pet Foods
Diamond has donated six months worth of their new
Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul dog food,
a high quality, high energy fuel for Banner!

The Grand Paw Pet Resort in La Quinta, CA
For taking care of Banner during our rest days,
and for their efforts to help promote our adventure
in the Coachella Valley area.

Kate Porter and "Animal Chat"
This is a cable television show broadcast in the
Coachella Valley area.  Watch for our interview
airing throughout the month of May!

Black Diamond Equipment
For their donation of equipment to assist with our
ski traverse of the SIerra Nevada section.

Cascade Designs
For providing us with the opportunity to purchase
their fine equipment at wholesale.

Thanks also to the following people and organizations who will be helping us with resupplies during our journey!

My MOM! -- From Campo to Big Bear City
Scott Chaplowe -- Soledad Canyon Road
The Saufleys at Hiker Heaven -- Agua Dulce, CA
White's Motel -- Tehachapi Pass
Checkia Dog Rescue -- Walker Pass
Inyo County Animal Rescue & Education -- South Lake/Bishop
Becky Niell & a posse of friends from Stanford! -- Ebbetts Pass