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Ruffwear Launches New 2022 Spring Collection

April 11, 2022

BEND, OR (April 11, 2022) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Ruffwear, the leading manufacturer of performance dog gear built to inspire dog and human connections outdoors, is excited to launch two new collections for Spring 2022. The Camp & Hike and Backpacking Collections offer gear that provides durability for camp life and trail life, while the Backpacking Collection focuses on the unique needs of multi-day trekking in the backcountry.

“At Ruffwear, we’re about unleashing possibility through a life of discovery and these new products invite outdoor dog-loving humans and their pups to join us on the journey,” says Ruffwear Director of Marketing, Susan Strible. “Our latest gear intro is designed with campers, hikers, and backpackers in mind. Whether we’re heading out on our favorite trail, or discovering new ones, the best adventures are the ones we share with our dogs.”

For Spring 2022, Ruffwear is leaning into Waypoints, the kind that are more than a set of coordinates to pass through on your way from here to there. With your dog by your side, they’re the places made of memories and full of possibility. Whether it’s a summit, a shoreline, or a certain spot on the trail, Ruffwear invites you to retrace, celebrate, and share the Waypoints that mark your journey with your canine trail buddy. These are the places made of memories and full of possibility.

Camp & Hike Collection

Available April 6, 2022

This gear stands up to the higher demand for durability that camp life and trail life call for. It’s gear that’ll be well-loved and used often, focusing on efficient movement in varied terrain and conditions.

New Design: APPROACH™ PACK

This backcountry day pack and light overnight pack with excellent performance, fit, and functionality. A staple in our pack lineup, the Approach Pack’s updates offer more breathability and flexibility with a perforated, molded foam chassis with radial cut saddlebags, overall weight savings, and improved colorfastness with new materials; updated “flopper stopper” system for easier use when stabilizing saddlebags against the harness chassis; and more streamlined, refined saddlebag volumes. Sizing: XS-L/ XL Colors: Blue Dusk, Campfire Orange. $109.95 

New Style: HITCH HIKER™ LEASH 

This climbing-inspired adjustable-length leash and hitching system provide ultimate connection versatility on the fly – from the crag to coffee shops and the paths in between. Made with an adjustable, stowable strap for versatility as a leash and a portable hitch, the Hitch Hiker™ Leash can be used hands-free, hand-held, or secured around a single post, allowing up to 12 feet of strong, reflective kernmantle rope. Colors: Aurora Teal, Slate Blue. $64.95 

 

New Design: KNOT-A-HITCH™

This climbing-inspired campsite dog-hitching system was made so dogs can roam at camp while remaining on the leash. Built with strong, kernmantle rope, Knot-A-Hitch™ can be secured around two trees or a single post for up to 36 feet of roaming and a durable and convenient stow bag is included. New this year is an updated shell material for improved durability and colorfastness. Color: Red Clay. $79.95 

New Color: PACIFIC LOOP™ TOY

This highly-engaging interactive tug toy inspired by rewarding play between avalanche rescue dogs and their handlers during training has a centrally located tug pad with plenty of room between an owner’s hand and their dog’s mouth. It is built with durable materials and a buoyant foam core which also allows for water play. Colors: Now available in Aurora Teal in addition to Sockeye Red. $24.95

New Color: PACIFIC RING™ TOY

This highly-engaging interactive fling-fetch-tug toy inspired by rewarding play between avalanche rescue dogs and their handlers during training has a versatile design and engages diverse play styles, especially fetching and tugging. It is built with Dual Shield™ high-tenacity rope for the toughest dog play. Colors: Now available in Aurora Teal in addition to Sockeye Red. $24.95

Backpacking Collection

Available April 6, 2022

The Backpacking Collection focuses on the unique needs of multi-day trekking in the backcountry. It features solutions for eating, sleeping, and traveling on trail – and a way to carry the gear to do so.

New Design: PALISADES™ PACK

A feature-rich, high-volume multi-day pack for dogs joining humans on backcountry pursuits. Removable saddlebags and an integrated compression system stabilize the increased carrying capacity for gear-intensive treks. The Palisades has a long history in the Ruffwear pack lineup, and this season’s updates offer more breathability and flexibility with a perforated, molded foam chassis; overall weight savings, and improved colorfastness with new materials; updated flopper stopper system for easier use when stabilizing saddlebags, and a new stash pocket configuration. Sizing S-L/XL. Color: Red Sumac. $159.95

New Colors: CAMP FLYER™ TOY

This lightweight, flexible, disc is the perfect take-anywhere-toy for fetch on land. Welded construction and coated fabric make this disc tough, puncture-resistant, and brightly colored for easy tracking and spotting. Bonus: It has a waterproof finish for dual functionality as a bowl. Colors: Red Sumac. $19.95

To learn more about Ruffwear, visit ruffwear.com or connect on Instagram or Facebook @Ruffwear.

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ABOUT RUFFWEAR

Ruffwear’s mission is to Inspire Dog and Human Connections Outdoors.  Since 1994, Ruffwear Performance Dog Gear™ has combined technology, quality, fit, function, and safety to facilitate its belief that every dog is an explorer. Ruffwear is committed to enhancing the lives of all dogs and their human companions by partnering with The Conservation Alliance, in addition to supporting working dog organizations across the globe.

Based in Bend, Oregon, Ruffwear sells its products through specialty pet and outdoor retailers as well as at www.ruffwear.com.

Media Contact:

Becky Hendee

ruffwear@obviouslee.com

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