Alan Via Presents "Hiking with Dogs"

April 06, 2023 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm

In this program you will learn what a “Doghiker” looks like, learn about obtaining and training a dog, keeping them safe, tips about dog hiking gear, introducing a dog to hiking, and trail etiquette. Alan will share stories about the mountains and trails that he and his dogs have hiked and run on all over the world. 

Alan Via is an author, an experienced hiker and outdoor enthusiast who lives in the Capital District Region. He has owned, trained, and hiked with dogs since childhood. He is the author of "Doghiker" and The Catskill 67: A Hiker’s Guide to the Catskill 100 Highest Peaks Under 3500’. SUNY Press will be publishing his next book next year, Bushwhacking and Hiking the Lesser Known Catskill Peaks – The Lostkills. His Lab, Bookah is still the only dog to complete the Catskill 100 Highest Peaks. 

Beware: There may be some mention of porcupine interactions. 

Registration required for this program. Registration opens March 18th.

Event Details


East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061

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