Wild Trails

The hu-dad may finally have mowed our field, but all of the rain and sun have really caused an explosion of vegetation on our trails.

This trail might be clear, but the growth on either side of the trail is fairly thick. A challenge walking side by side by side.

Kiska! We think you missed the trail. Don't get lost.


  1. Sierra Rose on June 20, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    Beautifully GREEN!! Looks like a wonderful hike!

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

  2. Mr Monkey on June 19, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    I’m a new follower of the Saturday Pet Blogger follow, please follow me back.
    Thanks, Mr. Monkey


  3. Dennis the Vizsla on June 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    Cue “Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac …

  4. The Army of Four on June 18, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    I guess it’s sort of like breaking snow … only with plants! Cool!
    Play bows,

  5. Huffle Mawson on June 18, 2010 at 10:41 pm

    Well, if there’s not enough room, clearly Kiska is going to make her own trail.

  6. Sagira on June 18, 2010 at 6:21 pm

    Oh no…don’t get lost.

  7. Khyra on June 18, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    Follow that Snowflake!

    Great pikhs!

    Happy Friday to ALL of WOO!


  8. The OP Pack on June 18, 2010 at 12:13 pm

    That’s OK, so now you get to hike in the jungle. Just watch out for the ticks and stuff.

    Happy weekend.

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  9. Zona on June 18, 2010 at 11:28 am

    Going into the rough is most fun!! Mom loves how you keep your hu-dad on leash like that!


  10. Emma Rose and the Duchess on June 18, 2010 at 10:51 am

    I hope you don’t have ticks in your area. I know some people have them, but we are lucky not to. Your trails look like real fun to me 🙂

    Stay cool!!!

    Emma Rose

  11. El'bow & Hauwii on June 18, 2010 at 10:19 am

    kiska is making here on trail 😀 BOL

    El’bow & Hauwii

  12. [email protected] on June 18, 2010 at 9:43 am

    What nice photos! Do you worry about snakes?


    • D.K. Wall on June 18, 2010 at 9:53 am

      Great question! Not a lot of poisonous snakes here (though that trail was the Rattlesnake Lodge Trail), but we commonly see non-poisonous snakes.

  13. KB on June 18, 2010 at 9:00 am

    Well, Herd, I think that you need to demand that your hu-dad pre-grooms next to the trails that you’re planning to hike!

    I love seeing all that green, so lush and beautiful. I couldn’t help but worry about ticks though, because K is so dangerously allergic to them. I’m glad that none of you are allergic to them!

    • D.K. Wall on June 18, 2010 at 9:53 am

      KB –

      Ticks, fortunately, are virtually unheard of on the higher elevation trails here. You drop down into the Piedmont and Coastal area and they are everywhere (and lots of Lyme Disease in Virginia), but we are blessed to live in a zone without them.

  14. Kira The BeaWoootiful on June 18, 2010 at 8:56 am

    Wooos! Just walk through it all like I do, no need to follow the train exactly , I know where to go!
    ~husky kisses~
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  15. Houndstooth on June 18, 2010 at 8:36 am

    Do you ever hike with a machete to chop your way through all that vegetation? That sure is a lot of pretty pantyloons on the black and white team! Qannik is so shiny white! Wowzers!

  16. Priscilla on June 18, 2010 at 3:50 am

    What a lovely trail you all had again! It looks a bit complicated there so please don’t get lost!

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