Search

GREAT RIDES & STAYS!
Fab Ads
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#137102 - 06/19/17 06:01 AM Little overnighter in upstate NY
AnthonyD Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 06/12/08
Posts: 83
Loc: Rochester, NY
Took the bike for a little overnighter from Rochester, NY to the Carlton Hill Multiple Use Are (state land about an hour southwest of Rochester). Stayed off the highways, had nice weather, and camping was great. I'm riding a Yamaha XT225, so needless to say I try to pack light.

All packed up:



First stop, gas (used just over a gallon for the whole trip!)




Turns out I was camping just a couple miles from the Rolling Hills Asylum (as featured on a few of those ghost hunters shows.) Described as "one of the most haunted places in America," a true 19th century asylum whose residents were in fact called "inmates." So I decided to stop by and see if any ghosts were around. Nope all was quiet.





More info here:
https://roadtrippers.com/us/east-bethany-ny/attractions/rolling-hills-asylum


Back on the road:





And "the campsite"


Had a couple pass through on horseback, with their dog trailing:


Enjoyed a nice dinner of chicken and rice:



Followed by a cigar and bourbon in my little collapsible cup:




Sunset:


Sunrise (and no ghosts between sunset and sunrise either, none that I saw anyway):


MMMM Coffee!!:


(coffeemaker is also collapsible - gotta save space on this little thumper)


Took a different route home for different scenery, good choice!


all smiles


Edited by AnthonyD (06/19/17 06:24 AM)
_________________________
~Anthony

Top
#137104 - 06/19/17 06:31 AM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
alexd Offline
Platinum Member
*****

Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 5915
Loc: Illinois, USA
Great pictures!

More people should do what you're doing...

Alexd
_________________________
(one) 2006 XT225, (two) 2005 XT225, 2006 FZ1

Top
#137109 - 06/19/17 03:19 PM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
Muniac Offline


Platinum Member
*****

Registered: 01/16/04
Posts: 5088
Loc: Montrose, CO
Looks like a nice trip. Thanks for posting.
_________________________
Evolve & Simplify
Be There or Be Nowhere! A Few Adventures & Video

Top
#137111 - 06/19/17 06:36 PM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
Poolman Offline
Member L1
*****

Registered: 10/23/09
Posts: 162
Loc: MD
Looks like a great time!
_________________________
Poolman

Sacred Valley, Peru Ride Report
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=700838

Top
#137145 - 06/23/17 04:28 AM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
AnthonyD Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 06/12/08
Posts: 83
Loc: Rochester, NY
Thanks, it was a fun little trip. I plan to do more like it.
_________________________
~Anthony

Top
#137242 - 06/30/17 03:11 AM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
zenkitrev Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 04/26/16
Posts: 25
Loc: Northern nevada
I'm a bit late to the party but just wanted to say "Right on!"
It makes me want to get out for a overnight camping trip as well.
_________________________
learning and having fun

Top
#137411 - 07/15/17 09:26 AM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
AnthonyD Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 06/12/08
Posts: 83
Loc: Rochester, NY
Sorry about the photobucket sharing issue. I will be moving all my photos to a different hosting service.
_________________________
~Anthony

Top
#137418 - 07/15/17 06:16 PM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
Beaker Offline
Member L1
*****

Registered: 06/26/15
Posts: 161
Loc: Colorado Front Range, US
Nice! Wish I could see the missing pics but no matter. I've been thinking of doing a similar trip sometime soon. The challenge is planning a route that is interesting without being exposed to high-speed auto/truck traffic.
_________________________
2007 Yamaha XT-225

Top
#137468 - 07/18/17 11:44 PM Re: Little overnighter in upstate NY [Re: AnthonyD]
Bandit Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 09/24/14
Posts: 59
Loc: Rochester,New York
Were there any trails there that you were able to ride the bike on?Hard to find places to ride off road around Rochester,NY
_________________________


Top

Web & Site Search
Google
 
Custom TO Customer
Specialty Resource
Fab Ads
Boardcaster Updates

Board Upgrade: Board upgrade to V7.5.8 has been completed on Tuesday Sept 2nd 2014. This should solve the missing posts problem. Enjoy the new software!

Who's Online
0 registered (), 38 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box

Top Posters
Reggie 11480
alexd 5915
Muniac 5088
Moto Psycho 4684
Az4x4 3975
peejman 2466
kris 2363
Doc250 1643
JerryH 1508
Paul49 1473
Forum Stats
4982 Members
38 Forums
15114 Topics
136216 Posts

Max Online: 149 @ 11/09/12 11:04 PM
Newest Members
Dunemachine, Dirtrider2000, Wilko28, dumdum09, Mendo1
4982 Registered Users
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31