Author Archive: rvacrossamerica
Alan Sills is a full-time RV'er and has been since 2011. A science educator at heart, Alan has realized that its important to maintain an income stream while "on the road". He writes about RV life, RV issues, and living an entrepreneurial lifestyle.
It was 14 degrees and there was a thick frost on the windshield. Fortunately, in the “warmth” of yesterday afternoon (about 35F), I had already broken down the sewer and water connections. All that remained was the removal of my 120 gallon propane tank (rented for the winter) and disconnecting power. The cord was still […]
A Brundage Powder WEEK… The temperature sat at 24F as I arrived early Wednesday morning to Brundage. The snow was falling heavily – and it was a “light” or “powdery” snow! I knew immediately it was going to be a special – and rare – day. Ski run after run featured deep, light powder – […]
RV’ing AND Skiing all in Winter in McCall After 3 consecutive winters in the small, isolated community of Steamboat Springs, I decided to spend this winter in an even smaller (and more isolated!) town… McCall, Idaho, population about 2900. How remote is McCall? Well, the nearest movie theater is about 30 miles, the nearest Walmart […]
How to keep your RV furnace running in cold winter weather – and why failures are relatively common. Winters in the mountains are rough on a RV furnace – that’s a fact. Twice in the past 4 years, I’ve had service done on my RV furnace – both due to the stress of “cycling” […]
Like to explore? Brand new, centrally located, and well worth a few days visit in your RV (or treat yourself to a cabin!)… Boulder Creek Lodge I’m talking about the Boulder Creek Lodge – a very interesting destination located just south of the town of Hall, Montana – within easy “striking” distance of Missoula, Helena, […]