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Old 07-16-2019, 02:52 PM   #15
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We have spent three winters at over 7000' in the mountains with temps down to below zero and lots (+100") of snow. We don't winterize or skirt the coach. I recommend getting an external propane tank, a couple Thermocubes and electric heater's for supplemental heat in the coach and basement. A Camco Freeze Ban heated water hose works great and costs about $100, we keep ours connected all winter, the same with the sewer hose. When it snows, get the snow off the roof and slides as soon as the storm clears out. With some common sense and good planning, it is much easier to be comfortable in the mountains in winter than in the humid summer heat of Florida.

Unless someone has spent a real winter living in their RV and is only reciting what they read on the internet, I would take their advice about what you need to do with a grain of salt... Click image for larger version

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“spent a real winter^^^^advice^^^^grain of salt.” Guess you missed the part about spending “December” in CO, not the winter.
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Old 07-17-2019, 08:33 AM   #17
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“spent a real winter^^^^advice^^^^grain of salt.” Guess you missed the part about spending “December” in CO, not the winter.
I didn't miss a thing. Maybe, as someone from Florida, you haven't ever been in the Colorado Rockies in December? Did you know most ski areas are already open and covered in feet of snow by Thanksgiving during normal years? December often has some of the best powder dumps of the ski season as well as subzero overnight temperatures. That may not be considered real winter weather where you are in Florida, but it is in Colorado.

I lived in the Colorado mountains for 50 years and all of my advice applies directly to December in the mountains.
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

I can't add to what others have suggested but noticed you are kinda new on IRV2 and wanted to say hello!

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