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Old 06-21-2020, 04:59 PM   #15
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Have you given any thought to taking I-90 Ellensburg, then 84 through Boise then pick up I-15 through SLC to Vegas?


Google maps show that as the primary option from Seattle to Vegas.
84 in Oregon has Cabbage Hill (Emigrant Hill, Deadman's Pass) and has a reputation among truckers for being a dangerous descent. It's about 6 mi. of 6% grade. Beautiful drive though!
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The flattest route would be to avoid I-5 in Oregon and California. Stay in the Eastern side of Oregon if you want to go through that state and bypass California. If you like the open country, consider going into the Eastern side of Nevada headed South passing through Ely and then into Vegas staying on the East side of the state.

There is a downhill grade going from Pahrump to Vegas. BTW, if you are trying to stay away from the heat, Vegas will be hot as f, but you already know that
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My personal choice would be Seattle to Twin Falls, Idaho then south on US 93. If you want to stay interstate route thru Salt Lake City then south, surprisingly not a lot of added miles compared to other routes.
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That I-90 to I-84 to I-15 idea is a pretty good choice. I know about Snoqualmie and the climb out of Ellensburg and Pendleton, but any travel outside of Cali is worth it.
We've just returned from Vegas using I-15 and it's not too bad. The route is higher altitude south of SLC, so temps might not be as bad as Cali. Fuel will be cheaper than Cali. Lots of places to over night (except SLC area). There is a Cabelas in Farmington, Ut with RV spaces.
Somehow, I've been on all the afore mentioned highways in the last 3 years and I-5 would be a dismal choice.
Just my thoughts. Have a great trip, stay safe, stay well, and enjoy.
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Personally, towing in Calif sucks along with their prices.......I turn off at McCloud and head to Susanville, the Reno, then Vegas and points south....
I second this route over going down the central valley of ca. Just did it last week coming from gig harbor wa and home to Nevada. Much better route and the roads are very good and nothing an rv can't handle.
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