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    Going on a solo backpacking trip

    Well the 1st week of October I am going on my yearly 5 day backpacking trip. Last year I went to Colorado Bend State Park in Bend,TX. This year I wanted to do something that had a little more woods to it.This year I am going to Arkansas. I am going to do the Caney Creek Trail and Buckeye Trail. I am going to start on the west trail head to Caney Creek Trail and hike over to the east trail head. Then I am going to hike north on the road to the east Buckeye trail and hike it back to where it meets up with the Caney Creek Trail and head back west to my starting point. looks like about a 15 mile hike or so. I wanted to take my time and enjoy being out in nature. I will post photos when I get back.

    Here is a link to it. http://www.ouachitamaps.com/Buckeye.html

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    Have a terrific romp and stay vigilant.
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    Thanks...Will do!

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    I LOVE Solo hikes......it allows me to get back to nature, and realize that most things in life really mean nothing.....

    Enjoy yourself...

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    Nothing like being alone in the wild to connect with ones self....Have a great time and be sure to report on your adventure back here....
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    Great time to get back to the roots! Makes sure to take pics to show when back.
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    Have a great trip. I love Texas and the diversity of the terrain, but for some great hikes with different scenery and more hills, Arkansas is just a short hop away. (It's only 7-10 hours for me depending on route and destination. If I headed west that long, I'd still be in Texas.)

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    Sounds most refreshing! Get out and enjoy!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by UncleMJM View Post
    (It's only 7-10 hours for me depending on route and destination. If I headed west that long, I'd still be in Texas.)
    Yea, I had a car like that once.

    (sorry, old joke about two ranchers bragging about the size of their ranches and I couldn't resist)
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    Sounds like a great idea! Have fun!
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