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Old 02-22-2017, 08:10 PM   #1
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Sorry to bring up what has already probably been discussed. Am picking up new escape next week. Have printed off guidelines for new trailer pu. Just want thoughts on am I forgetting anything? Have chocks, hitch, what I think are essentials for up & back quick trip to Boise. Tool box ck, torque wrench ck, water, sleeping bags (for 1 night on route back home). Wii. Probably get chains @ les swab. Will take water for coffee & drinking for trip back (1nite). What am I forgetting? Also passport & documents of course. Tia.
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:12 PM   #2
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Will take water for coffee & drinking for trip back (1nite).
We have water in Canada.
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:14 PM   #3
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Oh yes forgot that. How's the water in chilliwack?
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:20 PM   #4
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Not sure. I don't drink it. But Nestle bottles millions of litres of water from Hope, BC which is about a half hour from Chilliwack.
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:26 PM   #5
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Sorry to bring up what has already probably been discussed. Am picking up new escape next week. Have printed off guidelines for new trailer pu. Just want thoughts on am I forgetting anything? Have chocks, hitch, what I think are essentials for up & back quick trip to Boise. Tool box ck, torque wrench ck, water, sleeping bags (for 1 night on route back home). Wii. Probably get chains @ les swab. Will take water for coffee & drinking for trip back (1nite). What am I forgetting? Also passport & documents of course. Tia.
An tablet or phone with cell data plan to check road conditions on I-84 between Ontario and Pendleton, OR.

https://tripcheck.com/Pages/RCMap.asp

Then this link for Snoqualmie Pass conditions if you are taking I-90.

WSDOT - Snoqualmie Pass Road & Weather Conditions
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:43 PM   #6
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Sorry to bring up what has already probably been discussed. Am picking up new escape next week. Have printed off guidelines for new trailer pu. Just want thoughts on am I forgetting anything? Have chocks, hitch, what I think are essentials for up & back quick trip to Boise. Tool box ck, torque wrench ck, water, sleeping bags (for 1 night on route back home). Wii. Probably get chains @ les swab. Will take water for coffee & drinking for trip back (1nite). What am I forgetting? Also passport & documents of course. Tia.
duck tape and TP....never leave home without it!
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:51 PM   #7
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duck tape and TP....never leave home without it!
That is an interesting combination.
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Old 02-22-2017, 08:52 PM   #8
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duck tape and TP....never leave home without it!
At Jon's suggestion replaced duct tape with gaffers tape. Many posts on tape and what to carry in your tool box. Literally HOURS of reading!
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That is an interesting combination.
Yes, not to be confused with each other.
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Old 02-22-2017, 09:04 PM   #10
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After you have the trailer for a little while and do a short trip or two, a visit to a Camping World will be in order with a high limit credit card. Loren
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