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Old 11-18-2013, 02:18 PM   #29
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We drive every year from Denver to Santa Cruz Ca for Christmas.

The drive is I80 for the vast majority of the route and it is always snowing.. icey etc etc.

Just keep is slow and remember you can't not turn and break at the same time. These do so well in the snow that I have more then once had 20 plus cars running behind us because we were compacting the fresh snow for them.
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:10 PM   #30
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No special tires just drive carefully and slow and no quick turns you will be surprised how well your coach drives in snow or snow storm.
You need to allow extra time for trip so there is no great rush, if there is you may pay for it.

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Old 11-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #31
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It didn't take much snow to get stuck on the front lawn last winter when we brought home the new to us Winnebago!
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:39 PM   #32
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I'm chicken. If there's snow anywhere I was planning to go, I cancel. We normally don't use the MH between late October and early April, so it's not a big deal.

Many friends out here in WA are skiers. I take Peter Ustinov's approach - "there's enough unhappiness in the world without strapping an 8' length of gutter to your shoes and sliding, out of control, down a snow-covered mountain".
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Old 11-18-2013, 09:22 PM   #33
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If you are in area with mountain passes they may require you to have chains with you to drive over even on dry pavement. Admittedly they probably won't stop to check you in nice weather. But if you get stopped they may ask. If you happen to be the cause of a major traffic incident that closes the pass you will be find heavily. So check your weather and road conditions before you head over the hill.
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:46 AM   #34
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Our tire treads are much different than the big 18-wheelers and traction is very difficult in snow & ice. I park it.
Coming home one time and driving down US 15 through Maryland's Catoctin Mountains, it began to snow.
Out came Maryland's salt crews and within minutes the speedometer quit, due to a lost electrical connection to the alternator. One by one, various systems began shutting down and I barely made it home.
Following this, the engine compartment was a rusted mess. (This was many years ago on a Coachmen 38-footer Diesel pusher.
As others have said, if you have snow on the road, head for the nearest Wal-Mart.
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:56 AM   #35
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I've done my share of driving in the snow but not with the coach. If it's snowing we're sitting. JMHO

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