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Old 11-11-2013, 11:01 PM   #1
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California to Annapolis

Anyone have any good ideas on a good route to head from Northern California to Annapolis? The least amount of steep pulls would make me really happy.

Thanks for the help.

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Old 11-11-2013, 11:52 PM   #2
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I've heard that I-80 is much less mountainous than I-70, but I will wait for others.

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And there is a very steep climb east of SLC. However you can't get across the continental divide without going over a mountain.

You can't even get out of California without a steep climb.
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I-80 is the lowest "crossing" of the Rockies ... highest point on I-80 is about 8800 feet just east of Laramie WY (there is a good pull eastbound just before the high point) ... then it is one big long downhill all the way to Omaha, NE.

Watch for storms ... you can encounter strong winds in WY and NE on this route (I have)

There is a great restaurant at Little America ... plenty of parking for your rig ...

Check ahead of time for RV parks that are open. There is an RV park in North Platte, NE that is open year around (Holiday ????) ... I have stayed there summer and early fall ... There are also open RV parks in Altoona, IA (Griff's) and Kellogg, IA ... I have stayed at both
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