Ride, camp, shoot, pics, climb, hike, repeat...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Just GO!, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. Just GO!

    Just GO! Countersteer it.

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    My little corner of the world for a few nights...

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    The next morning I took a hike and climbed the north peak of Seneca Rocks. Things looked something like this....

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  2. Just GO!

    Just GO! Countersteer it.

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    I'm hiking my to the peak on the right, the north peak, then climbing my way out as far to the right of that peak as I can....

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    From the top of the rocks I could see my camp site. See? Right on the tip of my finger...

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    Look closer.....

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    Closer still...

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    20x optical, 80x digital zzzzzzooooooooooooooooooommmmmmmmm. :thumb



    Climbers on the south peak...

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    I.............am a poser...

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    These guys aren't......

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    One wrong move and it's a 600 foot drop to the bottom. :huh
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  3. Just GO!

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    One last look and I'm outta here........

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    One the way down I'm eyed suspiciously by one of the locals...

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    Well that's enough hiking and climbing for one morning.

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    Now, where in the hell did I leave that VStrom?
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  4. Just GO!

    Just GO! Countersteer it.

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    Once on the bike I headed toward Virginia. I hadn't gone far when I noticed a quick, gray, suicidal blur coming from my right. I ducked too late. A loud CRACK! shot through the road noise in my helmet.

    I glanced quickly in the mirror to see a bird fall on the centerline.

    Poor bird...I'll turn around and go back to see if he's OK. :nod






















    He's not....:cry .....

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    Hmmmmmmm, looks like a red-bellied, gray helmet-sucker. :lol3

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    Well, there was nothing I could do but ride on. So I did.

    But about a half mile down the road I started to feel sorry for the little feller. And I thought it would be the right thing to do if I went back and paid my respects.





    You know..... in the proper ADV tradition........

    He'd been blown around a little by passing traffic but he was still there....






    So here's to you little Red-bellied, gray helmet-sucker......













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    Me...1

    Red-bellied, gray helmet-suckers...ZERO!



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  5. Just GO!

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    More gorgeous scenery from the weekend......

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    The ride home......

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    Well, that's it. Glad you could come along. It was a near perfect weekend ride. Except for laying the bike down once and getting hit in the head by a suicidal bird it was great.
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  6. Braun2332

    Braun2332 Adventurer

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    Aweomse pics and great report!!

    I like riding in that area as well. How often is the shooting event held? I would like to spectate, looks interesting.
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  7. MeanStreaker

    MeanStreaker KLR > Pee-wee's Bike

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    Mrs. MeanStreaker and I are leaving tomorrow on the Vee to a cabin in the Elkins, WV area. Thanks for the reminder of the great stuff to expect!
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  8. Just GO!

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    Next match will be Columbus Day weekend.

    There's always talk before a match on www.snipershide.com
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  9. Just GO!

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    Looks like you're going to have a good weekend weather wise. :ricky
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  10. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    Beautiful pics, as always, Denny. :thumb
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  11. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    Looks like Cool Springs Park. Stopped there for a hot dog this weekend :dg
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