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Old 12-19-2017, 12:53 PM   #1
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Anyone have any comments/advice on this subject? Planning a trip to Tn and may run into this. Thanks.

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Old 12-19-2017, 02:02 PM   #2
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There's no snow in Tennessee at the moment, but I would NEVER tow a camper on snow covered roads around here, that's a quick way to total your rig. They usually take good care of the highways all winter long up here, the secondary roads will get you.
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Anyone have any comments/advice on this subject? Planning a trip to Tn and may run into this. Thanks.

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Manufacturers have units towed in the snow all the time. The dealers still order them in the winter also. Just be careful and adjust your brakes accordingly. Also once you get to your warm weather destination be sure to rinse all the salt off your frame so that it does not rust and corrode any faster than usual.

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If at all possible DON'T! I have towed in snow before and don't ever want to do it again. If the roads are clear and snow is on the sides of the road... maybe.

One thing I learned is to take the sway control off, it will allow the tail to wag the dog. I was towing a very large popup with an F150 when the weather guessers missed the front line by about 70 miles and I ended up towing nearly 100 miles in nasty conditions.

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Old 12-20-2017, 01:46 AM   #5
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There's no snow in Tennessee at the moment, but I would NEVER tow a camper on snow covered roads around here, that's a quick way to total your rig. They usually take good care of the highways all winter long up here, the secondary roads will get you.
Thanks for the response. But I hear Gatlinburg will have snow the week of Christmas. That's where I'm going.

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Thanks for the response. But I hear Gatlinburg will have snow the week of Christmas. That's where I'm going.

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There will be a few hills to negotiate also.
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There will be a few hills to negotiate also.
I was there 3 weeks ago and had no issues with the terrain, but snow changes everything.

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Thanks for the response. But I hear Gatlinburg will have snow the week of Christmas. That's where I'm going.

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We are going to be in Gatlinburg on the 29th - 31st!
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We are going to be in Gatlinburg on the 29th - 31st!
We will as well. 28th - 1st. Are you camping?

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We will as well. 28th - 1st. Are you camping?

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We are not camping, the RV will be at the campsite in Boone and we are staying at the Courtyard (points). Are you celebrating New Year's Eve anywhere? be at one of the local eateries (and BAR) then outside for the midnight fireworks (then back inside). Going to see Dolly's Christmas in the Smokies on the 29th (6).
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