My Dog is the Worst Ski Partner

Following Michael Ferrara’s nonscientific study into people’s opinions on dogs in the backcountry, Tyler Cohen offers his rationale for why his border collie might not be the best ski partner. Cohen says Niva would be the most annoying of all skier types, the bro who won’t stop spewing stoke.

Do Dogs Belong in the Backcountry?

Longtime ski patroller and dog handler Michael Ferrara believes dogs can go backcountry skiing in certain situations. He was surprised to discover that not everyone agrees.