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Old 12-28-2015, 09:06 PM   #15
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Welcome to my neck of the woods OBOne! I was wondering how cold we could go camping. I have a similar to your coach and was contemplating taking it out for New Years, but this cold we are having was making me rethink. Randy
Your coach ought to handle the cold. Supposed to warm up a bit this weekend.

Did you winterize it or do you have a heated building?

We're over in Hyannis until Thursday and then off to Gillette, WY, for the weekend before heading to Denver.
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Old 12-28-2015, 10:32 PM   #16
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I'm up in Jersey. The whole northeast area has had record highs, so much so, that some of our cherry trees are in bloom again. Today was the first day I actually had to wear a coat. Very unusual weather up here. Good luck with your search for snow!
Stay put; snow's on the way according to the weather channel.
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Old 12-28-2015, 11:03 PM   #17
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Stay put; snow's on the way according to the weather channel.
Lol! I'll believe THAT when I see it! Looks like we're only getting rain, with a low of only 40 degrees, snow would be a miracle.
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:09 AM   #18
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Your coach ought to handle the cold. Supposed to warm up a bit this weekend.

Did you winterize it or do you have a heated building?

We're over in Hyannis until Thursday and then off to Gillette, WY, for the weekend before heading to Denver.
Never have winterized it, keep it in a climate controlled building. I think it was one of your posts that turned me on to Elite RV, super great guys and they sure know these coaches. If it was you, THANKS, enjoy your time out here and if you need help with anything give me a shout. Randy
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:22 AM   #19
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The short answer is watch the weather and head north before the snow gets there, hunker down for a few days in some park with electric and keep the coach warm then head back south when the roads clear. You do not need to go all that far north to get occasional snow. As long as you do not connect to the water for a long time and keep the furnace on you should not have a problem. Given a choice I would use a heated shower building just to conserve water in the unit.
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Old 12-30-2015, 05:49 AM   #20
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I would head to the UP of Michigan or Fly into Denver and drive to Gunnison/Creasted Butte great drive my brother has a cabin in Almont, Co
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Old 12-30-2015, 07:45 AM   #21
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I'm in PA and travel North to Maine towing a snowmobile trailer. You DO NOT want an RV covered with road salt. It will get into everything and can't washed out.
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I see kyfarmboy recommended the UP of Michigan. Ouch - huge snowfalls and more snow than you will want your RV in. I have been there in the summer up to copper harbor and the roads are tough then. If you are flying - it would be great. Minnesota has snow - but you could get caught up in cold that might be more than your coach can handle. Study the Rapid City SD area - they have snow and many times warm weather. Flagstaff AZ has snow and you can drive out of it in a couple of hours.....good luck.
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Just got back from Helen Ga, grandfather mountain and west Jefferson. I have a 34 foot Fleetwood and it was challenging to drive without any snow or ice. Not sure I would want to try it in those conditions and I have driven fire trucks for twenty years. Mountain roads are no joke.
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Okay... Apparently winter has arrived, lol! As of January 1st it's now cold enough to snow... unfortunately! I'd trade places with you in a heartbeat... Hate the cold, hate the snow. I would definitely stay away from mountains though, it's difficult enough to drive on flat terrain when it's icy & snow covered. If you've never driven in those conditions, I wouldn't start with an RV. I've been driving buses for almost 30 years & it gets real scary, real fast, even for those experienced driving in snow /ice. Plus, you could wind up stuck for quite a few days & the salt will not be easy to get off the undercarriage of your coach.
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Fly to Bloomington Mn. and rent a car. We have plenty of snow, cold weather, and..................The Mall of America!

As soon as you're tired of the snow, (about ten minutes), and the cold, (even less time), you can go explore the Mega Mall in complete comfort.

You will return to Florida with a new appreciation for the state.
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I would hate to get all the salt & chemicals on my RV. Motel would be my choice in that climate. That's just me, it will be a full time job just to keep the average RV going in the extreme cold. If you went very far north
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Im thinking not going to far north . prob just Georgia or someplace close as soon as we find out there is snow. Not looking for a blizzard . and Cooperhawk, I here ya buddy!It gets to almost freezing here like 2 or 3 times every winter! yea i know its rough! We have been on 2 trips out of state so we really dont want to fly. Everything we see is new to us! plus we are bringing our 2 Boxers! im sure theyll love the snow!
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Have camped at 28 deg, put antifreeze in black and grey tanks to keep valves from freezing. Use electric heaters and use water in your tank. Flush toilet with windshield anti freeze.
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