Motorhome beats snow in North Yorkshire

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  1. Viennese

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    Was this a funster who successfully got over Tan Hill?? Tan Hill.jpg Tan Hill 2.jpg
    If he isn't a funster, he should be!!
     
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  2. Carol

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    Think the twin wheels on the back of the Merc makes the difference, think our single wheel Hymer could struggle.
     
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  3. MikeD

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    Who ever he is he is braver than me - thats for sure :xThumb:
     
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    With winter tyres that wouldn't be a problem for any motorhome:xThumb:
     
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    Maybe hoping for a long lock-in.

    Could be up there for days once it starts snowing
     
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    Is it Max and paddy?
     
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    No ......... it would just wobble a bit then fall over. Cheap on tyres though ................ :xgrin:.
     
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    Great pics
     
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    Try that in a front wheel drive!
     
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  10. Techno

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    Moi in Calais 19th december 2010
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    Didn't stop until South of Orlean
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    It's not what you do but the way that you do it :xThumb:
     
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    Typhoon??

    Nah ............ SnowPhoon ;) Once up the Puy de Dome the view was awesome :LOL:

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    I spent the second night parked on the lea side of a shopping trolley shelter at a Carrefour and it was 6ft deep on the other side of it next morning. Smart move :xlaugh:
     
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    @Techno100

    I'll see your 6ft and raise you 10ft hehe ;)

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    For those of us who go to the Alps skiing thats a regular occurence. My tag axle front wheel drive Hymer never ceases to amaze me where it'll go. Do have winter tyres and do carry chains but very rarely need to put them on. Twice I think in 10 years and we've been in some tricky situations. :xThumb:
     
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    Respect all round to you snow mohos. I don't think I would risk it - in a car yes, not in the van! I once bottomed a Triumph Spitfire on snow driving in someone's tyre tracks in North Yorks. the wheels were off the ground. The Mother's Pride van men pushed me all the way (1/4 mile) to the A1!
     
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    I bet I had it colder lol
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    I got stuck in a car a couple of winters ago as I was following the snow plough coming back from a hospital appointment. Didn't realise the snow plough had given up ploughing due to depth of snow....... I did manage to push the car off so the wheels were back on the ground and then had to reverse for over a mile.

    These days I am a wimp and tend not to go out at all in bad weather - mind my definition of bad weather might differ from yours. Bad weather is when you can't see the car because of the snow.
     
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    100_5717.JPG A light dusting:
     
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    Another dump .. no problem anywhere else apart from the UK !
     
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