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    First solo trip

    Well i just got back this morning frommy first solo trip. I just did a quick overniter. I went to Cave Run Lake here in Ky. I went on the Caney Trail which is a 9mile loop. You start on the Caney Trail and end on the Sheltowee Trace. It was a very quiet and peaceful trip. It was just me and my dog Bear(it was his first trip out ever).
    I arrived at the trailhead and got all my gear together and off I went. There were alot of horse people there as this trail is popular with the horse folks. I hiked in about 1 to 2 mile and found the perfect site. It had great views of the lake and right below the site was like a gravel beach. I had planned to do some fishing while here, but somewhere between my car and my site I lost the handle off my fishing pole. I really didn't care though b/c after setting up camp My dog and I just went down by the lake and laid around being lazy and enjoy the peace and quiet.
    Well here are some photos, and a video.

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    That looks like a great solo trip, thanks for sharing!

    Those solo trips can be some of the most rewarding, eh? When you need to some time away, there's nothing quite like it.
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    It was the best.
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    Solo is the best IMO.
    Although, I do sense a conspiracy. Why is the hammock picture the only blurry one? Reminds me of all the UFO and Bigfoot pictures I've seen.
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    I was using my cell phone and it was taken not long after hiking in and setting up camp.
    Chris

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    Glad it all worked out and was good fun.
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    Now you're hooked! Glad you enjoyed your hike, buddy. Great pics, hope there are plenty more trips to come!
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    nice work

    Hey Chris,

    Nice work! Glad to hear you got out for an overnighter. Sounds like a fun trip...Hope all is well.
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    awesome trips Chris! Looks like you hit that jackpot with that location. Those are some beautiful shots of the water with the mist...even for a cell phone. How did bear do on his first outing? Did he @#$% in the woods? Sorry that just slipped out.

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    Thanks for the great trip report! I have come to really enjoy solo hiking-------infact I can tell when Im overdue for a solo trip-----I get kindof edgy and find my self thinking about the woods alot when I should be doing other things!

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