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Old 03-12-2016, 08:51 AM   #11
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We have camped several times in below 0 F temperatures
The coldest was 17 below zero F. Our water system was drained and winterized. We hauled jugs of water in our vehicle and used RV antifreeze for flushing the toilet. When temps get that low every thing tends to freeze , so we carry very little with us except for frozen food , alcohol and plenty of propane.
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Old 03-12-2016, 09:08 AM   #12
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Thanks Steve. I'm hoping to not have to rewinterize, but sure would in the temps you're talking about. We may just need to change our plans and stay further south if the forecast stays the same
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Old 03-12-2016, 11:30 AM   #13
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Thanks Steve. I'm hoping to not have to rewinterize, but sure would in the temps you're talking about. We may just need to change our plans and stay further south if the forecast stays the same
The problem for us is we live too far north to get out of the cold quickly. When we left home on or trip south it was about
25 below F ,17 below where we camped the first night and 7 below on the second night.
When we finally got to Alabama there was snow in the ditches.
We have camped for 3 or 4 days when the lows were in the teens and highs in the 30's to 40's .
Living in Wisconsin you realize how short our summers are so we do some Spring and Fall camping to extend the season.
We are up to a sunny 48 deg this morning and I am outside enjoying the warm weather . Ice on the lakes is showing signs of starting to go ,maybe 2 more weeks and it will be gone . Only about 14" of ice is remaining. Been a very mild Winter!!
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It is truly a strange time of the year .On the North end of our lake they are ice fishing and on the South end they are out in boats fishing. It got into the 60's yesterday , next week we are supposed to get a bunch of snow. Spring is a great season.
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