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Old 05-10-2013, 03:11 PM   #1
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Soon will be heading out to pick up my 19' Escape on May 24. According to Google maps, I only have approximately 2,920 miles to travel from Alexandria, Virginia. Not exactly just around the corner! I want to thank Jim (York, PA) for his time and kind hospitality as we viewed his 19' trailer last Fall. Also, as a travel trailer novice, I want to thank all of you that post to this Forum as it has provided me with a wealth of knowledge. I hope to meet many of you as ours paths cross during our travels.
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:44 PM   #2
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Welcome kbuck

I'm new to this forum as well, and looking at getting a 19, we were going to stop and see Jim's on the way home to ON from NC last week, but instead saw one in Raleigh and a 19 in VA. From all I've discovered in the last month this is a great community - as you know since I see you've been around since last Oct. but now made your first post. Everyone I've contacted have been most helpful and we're now considering a purchase towards the end of the year and looking forward to the trip out to Chilliwack to pick it up.

Have a great trip, if you've not traveled out before consider going one way through Canada and the other through the US! And enjoy camping in your new Escape 19!

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Old 05-10-2013, 08:53 PM   #3
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2920 miles to pick up a trailer? Now that's one dedicated Escape buyer! You'll certainly enjoy your new purchase and your trip back home. Welcome!
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:29 PM   #4
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Welcome to our world, Kent. Let's camp together this summer. Try to travel on Beartooth Highway on the way out, too winding to be pulling a trailer. An All-American Road in Wyoming & Montana | Beartooth Highway | Montana & Wyoming Scenic Drives
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:28 AM   #5
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Thanks for the well wishes. Karen, congratulations on your trailer. The pictures look great! Jim, definitely would like to camp this summer. I will contact you when I return in mid-June. I am flexible on my way out so will try to travel the Beartooth Highway at that time. I have reservations at several state and NPs on my back, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton NPs. Good to know I won't be able to negotiate the Beartooth Highway with the trailer when I leave Yellowstone for the Badlands and Mount Rushmore.
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:31 AM   #6
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I'm betting you're going to have a much more pleasurable trip after leaving Chilliwack than getting TO Chilliwack :

Safe travels... both ways!
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