Trippy Trap Bridges

As we said yesterday, we are on another S-RV adventure.  On Saturday, we went up into Kentucky to Cumberland Falls State Park.  When we got to the falls area itself, the humans decided we should stay in our air-conditioned S-RV.  The trail down to view the falls was fairly short and crowded with visitors.  While we are convinced that all humans must love us, apparently there are some that do not.  So our humans do not believe it is fair to us or to the other visitors for us to be on a trail like that.  And, besides, it was hot and this is not a river for us to play in.  We think even Bricey would agree this water is too fast and deep.  They did bring us back some pictures though:


But we did get to go on hikes that were more appropriate for us.  Secluded trails where we rarely saw others.  And, best of all, we got to go on lots of trippy trap bridges.  The first one was a fairly substantial bridge and may not actually qualify as a trippy trap, but it was fun as the Red Team demonstrates:


And here is the gray and white team on the same bridge.  They are all on one side because they were playing their favorite bridge game – push each other off the bridge.  Fortunately, this one had wire on either side.


Here we are fearlessly approaching one without any rails.  So fearlessly, in fact, that we were moving so fast as to cause the shots to be blurred.  That or our cameraman forgot to change the settings for the low light of an early morning walk in the woods:


But we made it across safely, if quickly.


The ones with railings were more challenging because of the width, but it stopped our favorite game of trying to push each other off.


Notice how Qannik is trying to push Natasha off.  Not a wise move and he did pay for that.


Much easier when the bridge is wider.


And here is Kiska demonstrating her own favorite trippy-trap bridge.  Ok, maybe this one does not qualify either, but she really liked it.


Have a happy Sunday!


  1. Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ on June 15, 2009 at 10:41 am

    COOL PICS – The bridges look like alot of fun – and the falls are very pretty

    woodrow sweetie mj

  2. Teddy Bear on June 15, 2009 at 2:36 am

    What a beautiful waterfall. I bet you all wanted to jump in the water for a nice swim. Kiska looks daringlike me…I like to walk close to the edge on hikes too!:)

  3. NCmountainwoman on June 14, 2009 at 10:11 pm

    Loved the waterfall. Your herd does a great job with bridges. It took some work for us to get our dogs to cross the foot bridges without a great deal of fear since they hadn’t encountered them before. Now they troop along just like your herd.

  4. Mochi on June 14, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    Those bridges are really cool!

    The waterfall looks scary! Especially since I hate water!


  5. The OP Pack on June 14, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    We agree with the AO4 – a couple o f those bridges are very narrow – good thing there are those rails. Dakota would not have like being pushed to the side either. In fact, she probably would have walked behind the rest to be sure she was safe. She hates to be in the middle.

    Another great walking adventure.

  6. Denns the Vizsla on June 14, 2009 at 1:48 pm

    hello thundering herd its dennis the vizsla dog hay wow yoo must hav spent a fortchoon bribing the trolls to let yoo cross over all those bridjes!!! ok bye

  7. Steve & Kat on June 14, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    Are you trying to play your own version of survival of the fittest by seeing if a weak one will fall off the bridge? I bet your human would save the poor pup anyway, so it probably won’t work. 🙂

    I noticed that in most of the pictures, Qannik is in the middle, but not in all of the pictures. Does the Herd not have a standard walking formation? I always walk on the left with Kat on the right.


  8. Brownie on June 14, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    Those are such wonderful pictures! I lurves the one of Kiska on the “balance beam”!

  9. the Army of Four on June 14, 2009 at 11:40 am

    Oooooooh, you all are soooooo brave! I don’t think I would have liked a couple of those Trippy Trap Bridges! They look VERY scary!

  10. Khyra on June 14, 2009 at 8:03 am

    What khool pikhs!

    Tank woo fur sharing your khrossing skills!


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