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> Urgent Advice Needed!! (Moab/Arches to Denver Co.)
mikeklondon
post Jan 12 2008, 04:04 AM
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Hi there,

My girlfriend and I have planned a driving trip from LA all the way to denver over
a two week period.
The majority of the route seems fine but having monitored the weather in the I70
area, I am panicking having never done this before.

The area that I need advice on is from Moab to Denver itself. We had planned one
long day to do this straight along the i70.
We are hiring a Chevy Excalibur and will be buying snow chains for it but do you
think it would be better to try an alternative route with the current snow and ice?

Any advice appreciated, as I said earlier, we were meant to stay over night in
Moab (booked) drive to downtown Denver and stay the night there (booked)
then are getting the snow train at 07:15am the following morning so we have
a pretty tight deadline blink.gif

thanks in andvance for any help.

Mike
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starlagurl
post Jan 14 2008, 09:33 AM
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I don't have experience driving on this particular highway, but I imagine it is mountainous, is it?

Do you have experience driving in the snow? The more experience you have, the better off you will be. If you are a cautious driver, I'm sure you will be fine. Listen to the radio traffic advisories and just take it slow, and if you end up arriving later than you planned, just remember, at least you are still alive.


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flewthecoop
post Apr 24 2008, 07:07 PM
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I assume you took your trip a few months ago, as there is no longer any concern about snow. How did it go? I hope you made it to your overnight and to your train on time.

I drove that route a few years ago, though not in winter. We saw the most spectacular rainbows as we drove through the mountains near Vail. Each turn brought us to another one.
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post Apr 25 2008, 09:26 AM
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Aw, that sounds awesome. Rainbows are happy. haha


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