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Its cold weather, depending on where you are I guess. I winterized my camper last night unfortunately. Who all is still camping?
 

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I wish

We put our trailer in storage back in October. I can't wait to get out there again. Come on Summer!!!!
 

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I know the feeling, we parked ours about the same time. We have actually had some camping weather around here in the past month, but too much other stuff going on with holidays and such. I am ready to get back out though, man i miss it :bang:

you know how it is, when we are all at home, the honey do's are never ending. this is us, wife is in yellow :whip:
 

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LOL That's great! You know, you can take that 2 ways ha ha!
I know what you mean, everything that I neglected all summer because of camping, I'm taking care of now. It's amazing how that list gets bigger and bigger........COME ON SUMMER!
 

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dang, this went south quick didnt it :)

no camping right now here either, but will be soon!!!!!
 

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Not soon enough for me. With our Provincial campgrounds, we need to book quick. Most of the campgrounds are reserved 3-4 months ahead of time. I better figure out where I'm going this year. I'm thinking mid May will be our first trip weather permitting. In the past we've had snow in May so planning will be tough for the first trip.
 

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dang, snow in may, thats a little much for me. i hope to get out in march or so, but either way your right, not soon enough
 

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I would love to get out that early. Most of the Private Campgrounds don't open until the May 24 long weekend but the Provincial parks are open all year. I'm not entirely sure if the campgrounds are open all year.
 

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I winterized mine about 3 weeks ago. This time last year is was set up in Nashville at Yogi Bear campground with hose heaters and the whole works, but we have not camped since Labor day this year. I think this is first year we haven't camped in Dec/Jan since we first started camping 5 years ago.
 

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Three months back I was enjoying camping in the mountainious area.Now its very cold out all around and I parked the stuff for summer.I really enjoy the camping in summers.
 

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I think all of us now have the cold weather that has put our camping to rest for a while. I used to wait 9 months for summer to come in Minnesota. The winters were long and harsh. Summers were enjoyed by our family. We went camping all summer long in different places.
 

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winter camping

We are spending our second winter in the motorhome more or less out in the open. We use heat tapes and a quartz heater to keep the water going. We should explain-we live on a casino/racetrack property down by the stables where the horses are kept. The wind howls through here at times, but we stay warm and toasty. We use heaters instead of the furnace unless it gets really cold. There is a dump station here and we use a blue boy to empty the black/gray tank. We run a hose from the showers to get our water and fill the reservoir once a week. Only way to find out if you can do it-is to DO IT!:thumbup1:
 

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Well it doesn't get as cold in Memphis, TN as it does in the northern states. I don't think I could camp here in winter. I can do it. It is 28 degrees here today. If I was camping I think I would be a popsicle before night time. There is a reason I left MN, I can't stand the cold. I just got off the phone with my parents. It is -8 degrees F there today! I admire you for being in a motorhome in the winter!
 

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I had a trailer house in Minnesota that was brand new. Back then they were only about 5 of them in 1 mile of land. We lived north of Nashwauk. I loved because I had a brand new room without my brothers. We had skirting on the bottom. We stayed warm in the winter. Now we know why Gail moved south. :thumbup1:
 

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Yep-I hate to admit it. My family prides itself on being good and hearty, but I guess I missed out on those genes. I am the only one that has moved south.
 

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Well Gail - you are the only one who has headed south. My brothers live somewhere else too. One is in Omaha, NE and the other is in VA with me. My Mom is in Minnesota, along with most of the family. I have a cousin, Joe, in IN. When's the last time you visited Gail?
 

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Wow, winter in the RV. Sounds like an adventure to me. There is a guy down the road from me that has lived in his 5th wheel for 5 plus years. He has it setup like a house trailer would be, and we all assumed it would be temporary, but its not. I just cant imagine the bad weather days. We get tornado weather around here a lot, and I would not want to be in a camper.


We are spending our second winter in the motorhome more or less out in the open. We use heat tapes and a quartz heater to keep the water going. We should explain-we live on a casino/racetrack property down by the stables where the horses are kept. The wind howls through here at times, but we stay warm and toasty. We use heaters instead of the furnace unless it gets really cold. There is a dump station here and we use a blue boy to empty the black/gray tank. We run a hose from the showers to get our water and fill the reservoir once a week. Only way to find out if you can do it-is to DO IT!:thumbup1:
 

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The winter weather alone would be enough to deter me from doing it. When we were in our camper bus it was summer. You could do your best with heating tape. Putting extra insulation above the ceiling and around windows can help. You also need to check the window seal. If the breeze is blowing through, or around it - it needs to be fixed. At least you have plenty of heaters.
 
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