Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > Navigation, Routes & Roads
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-24-2012, 04:21 PM   #1
lv2bgoing's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 40
Susanville 395 to west to Redding on us 44?

Does anyone know how the hwy is Leaving Susanville,Ca. (us hwy 44) going to Redding, Ca.? We are in Carson City, Nv and will take hwy 395 north. We are pulling a 32ft 5th wheel. I have heard that I 80 west is not the road to take because it is in bad shape. Any info will be greatly appreciated.

lv2bgoing is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-24-2012, 08:49 PM   #2
Senior Member
BobGed's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Carson City, NV
Posts: 1,649
I haven't been on it myself, but according to the following CalTrans site, it's okay for coaches up to 45'

Bob, Sherron & Kinsey (Goldendoodle)
2009 Tiffin Phaeton 40QSH
2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited
BobGed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2012, 09:13 PM   #3
Senior Member
Alan24601's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 389
Take the 80 as the other choice has some challenging parts. Scenic but!
Alan24601 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2012, 04:50 AM   #4
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 88
We're taking the same route in several days. We're in a 38ft fifth wheel. Any more details? Too windy? Narrow?
2015 Cardinal 3850RL
carolanded is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2012, 05:56 AM   #5
Senior Member
Rick Long's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Solo Rvers Club
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Some Place
Posts: 1,162
Send a message via Yahoo to Rick Long
It's 2 lane.. not to windy but lots and lots of up and down... some kinda steep.. Nothing along the way like gas stations.
80 is only in bad shape as in bumpy, tore up pavement at and near the summit... other wise it's a good 4 lane Hi-Way. It's the way I go
1999 Fleetwood Bounder 32H
Many Places Full Time
No Dog * No Cat * No Co-Pilot
Rick Long is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2012, 06:32 AM   #6
Senior Member
Chickadee's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,027
Hwy. 44 from Susanville to Redding is just fine for a 45' MH towing. Prettiest part is over on the Eastern 1/2 of this route, but you'll not have any trouble. A very pleasant drive.

Steve & Lynette
2014 Newmar 3103 BAYSTAR/Triton V10 w. Banks/05 Honda Element toad
Chickadee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2012, 07:47 AM   #7
Senior Member
bdpreece's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Woodburn Oregon USA
Posts: 2,344
Have made the trip many times in a 40ft motorhome towing a toad. It' about 125 miles of good two lane road. There are a couple of steep spots but nothing really bad enough to worry about since you won't hit snow at this time of year.
Brian, Loretta & Daisy (Golden Retriever)
2008 Holiday Rambler Endeavor 40 PDQ , ISL 400
2014 Ford Explorer toad
bdpreece is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2012, 08:46 AM   #8
lv2bgoing's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 40
Thanks to all of you for the great info.

lv2bgoing is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.