Winter RV Camping Near Phenomenal Ski Resorts

SKIING AND RV’ing – PERFECT TOGETHER! It was a deal breaker. Yep, I had to know if I bought a RV that there would be a place to “camp” (aka – park it) at or near great skiing out west. And… YES THERE IS! In fact, there are MANY campgrounds that are OPEN ALL WINTER … Read more

Winter RV Furnace Failure… or not??

RV Furnaces in the Winter RV Furnaces are NOT made to make it through winter. In my experience, I’ve had 2 rv furnace failures during the winter in 5 years. When my furnace would not produce heat yesterday evening, I was both not surprised and believed I knew the likely cause until… Even when my … Read more

Preparing for Winter in a RV in the mountains – Fall 2016 style!

Winter’s Coming And when you choose to live in a RV IN THE MOUNTAINS (in winter), certain steps are necessary to insure comfort and safety. Five Years into my “On The Road” lifestyle and I find I’ve settled into a bit of a pattern – at least over the past two years. Summers in Casper, … Read more

Winter in McCall Idaho – Brundage Ski Resort

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 … Read more

Your RV Furnance – and cold winter weather… a “how to”

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” … Read more

Help! It’s COLD outside but my RV Refrigerator is WARM!!

RV Refrigerator in Winter

RV Refrigerators in Winter One of my neighbors actually expressed this about his Norcold RV Refrigerator in almost those exact words last week. We had several days of temperatures falling to -10F at night and only rising to near 20F each afternoon – and well… he made every mistake in the book!  Watch my video … Read more

Winter in the Colorado Rockies while living in my RV

Sometimes I feel like I have to pinch myself to confirm its all really real.  That “sensation” has occurred a few times in the past week!  With a TON of early season snow and some “professional development” work at a world-class ski area, the stage was really set for one (or more) “peak” experiences. Allow … Read more

Winter in an RV … WITH … Extreme Cold and Snow

  Where? The Central-Northern Rockies at about 7000 ft. How cold? As low as about -35F can be expected, but locals swear its been to -60F in past winters How much snow? On average about 200 inches Why do this? First class skiing, fresh crisp air and spectacular scenery all winter! It’s started already. Yep, … Read more