Ford F250 Off Road Truck Camping Stuck in Deep Snow Sierra Cement - Hot Springs in the Mountains

Feb 19, 2021
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Took my truck camper off road to find a hot spring in the mountains and got stuck in deep snow!
It took all night to dig out, thanks to a shovel and some traction boards I was able to get free but this trip has confirmed that I definitely need a winch. The snow in the Sierra is so heavy - they call it Sierra Cement for a reason. This video does not accurately depict just how deep and heavy the snow was! I'll have to plan a trip back to the original hot springs I set out to find once some of the snow melts and spring comes around. I was able to find another small hot spring near by with a little bit of history though and it had just as pretty a view!
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  • Seriously, you do realize what you're doing right? No one is watching the mountain views or the snow.

    Arsenio EArsenio E21 minute ago
  • Isn't she heard of chains. And why didn't she put a winch on it before she came up on the mountain duh

    John MurphyJohn Murphy12 hours ago
  • I only see about 4 in of snow not 8

    John MurphyJohn Murphy12 hours ago
  • add some T/A's better tires.

    R wade CarterR wade Carter15 hours ago
  • Excellent! Great Recovery! Calm and No Panic! Cheers from Wisconsin!

    paul zalepaul zale22 hours ago
  • I came for the thumbnail and video title....well played.

    TDGarageTDGarageDay ago
  • Dr Hanna - loved "operation recovery". It's the journey that matters most. Overlanding winter tip - always have a few 10lb bags of kitty litter in the truck - it'll give you the best traction in an emergency and the added weight is good in sloppy snow.

    Go CyberLandrGo CyberLandrDay ago
  • I love watching your videos. You're such a beautiful lady. Is there any way someone could say hello in person?

    Wayne YatesWayne YatesDay ago
  • Chains young lady. Chain up before you need them. Disregard anybody who poo poos the chain idea. Chains on the front first. And if you need more, chains in the back too

    LeRoy BishopLeRoy BishopDay ago
  • I miss the mountains

    Darryl ParkerDarryl ParkerDay ago
  • I Love your set up Trust me on this one if you had aired down your tires you would have drove anywhere in that snow you wanted to. check out some videos on airing down ,one big tip on airing down dont spin you tires. LOVE your videos thanks. i air down to 15 psi in my 3/4 ton if that doesn't work take another 1 to 2 psi out makes a big difference

    Butch GuentherButch GuentherDay ago
    • One more thing get a nice ARB of equivalent compressor to air back up.

      Butch GuentherButch GuentherDay ago
  • Do you have a onlyfans?

    Jessie DaoJessie DaoDay ago
  • Airing down in the snow helps a lot, dropping to 20 psi or so.

    Jordan PawleyJordan PawleyDay ago
  • Maybe try taking some chains if you are planning on tackling North Pole conditions. Unless you enjoy the digging :p It's funny that even a Dr needs to show some skin to be relevant. All that studying for nothing. haha :p

    Brian WalterBrian WalterDay ago
  • Can I go camping with you ?!

    Artem SolovievArtem SolovievDay ago
  • Next upgrade, a winch!

    William BryanWilliam Bryan2 days ago
  • She comes off as FULL OF HERSELF. Big turn off if you ask me.

    Bulk LoganBulk Logan2 days ago
    • Nah she just seems confident. And was it really meant to turn YOU on?

      Addison LouiseAddison Louise15 hours ago
  • Girl, you need 2 sets of tire chains. Also, you need to get a tire chain repair tool and chain repair parts. I was up one year and lost a link on a tire chain. Needed all four to get out of the area, used bailing wire to repair the tire chain. I hunt late season elk hunts. I have a setup similar to yours (F250 and popup camper). I have stayed in the camper with temperatures below negative 20. I finally had to get a new popup this year the roof on my old one disintegrated. Stay warm! Enjoyed your comments and progress on your adventure!

    Dan HoppesDan Hoppes2 days ago
  • Get some semi truck tire chains and fit to your tires just stop before axles start pushing or you are finished

    jim robbinsjim robbins2 days ago
  • omfggggggggggggggggg a sexy girl in snow slap me am i dreaming

    Lil DemonLil Demon2 days ago
  • Yep, get the winch, and Keep On Truckin’

    Allen HareAllen Hare2 days ago
  • Did anyone hum "wonder woman" when she span around in the spring.

    roni carbineroni carbine2 days ago
  • Sexiest Doctor I ever seen

    Rohit SharmaRohit Sharma2 days ago
  • Tire chains are great for snow! Consider using them in the future.

    K. TomlinK. Tomlin2 days ago
  • I'm impressed with your video photography and your editing. You totally Rock.

    RV HorizonsRV Horizons2 days ago
  • Your views are the best, especially in red.

    Mark A. DemalineMark A. Demaline3 days ago
  • You are beautiful 💋💋😘😘

    Didimo CarrilloDidimo Carrillo3 days ago
  • Great scenery and you look great in your red bikini !

    Kevin GrattanKevin Grattan3 days ago
  • SUBBED!

    rockets push off airrockets push off air3 days ago
  • that' why chains are used daaaa

    don wondon won3 days ago
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    GEORGE SEYMOURGEORGE SEYMOUR3 days ago
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    Igor V KuznetsovIgor V Kuznetsov3 days ago
  • of course I assume someone already has advised you to air down your tires in those situations eh Is totally safe to do if you don't go to low eh Also means having a air compressor to air up after. Chains also will take you a lot further too. Happy trails to you and your followers eh

    Neil HNeil H3 days ago
  • Winch!

    maverick3673maverick36733 days ago
    • I also normally go in in 2 wheel drive. Then out in 4...

      maverick3673maverick36733 days ago
  • The branches on the trees provide all traction needed..

    Tod WinterTod Winter3 days ago
  • How said romans were the first to use baths!

    SonnySonny3 days ago
  • It's an amazing view alright. So amazing I pitched a tent myself because I had some pop up action

    Ozzy Fan 72Ozzy Fan 723 days ago
  • damm lot of guys i know wouldn't dear go out their alone mostly because they aint as stupid but dang girl u gat balls and seem to know what your doing good job

    jesus floresjesus flores4 days ago
  • This channel is like Wonderhussy Adventures, but I think Hannah is better looking.

    Jaime OgasJaime Ogas4 days ago
  • Gotta say l love how you don’t acknowledge all the sick sexist comments; that these pigs are making. You’re tougher than all of them put together; they could barely handle a spoon let alone a shovel. Keep pushing your limits, and never stop exploring

    Bryan RavellBryan Ravell4 days ago
  • Did you try low gear 4x4

    leo gallantleo gallant4 days ago
  • Hey Dr. Straight, hope you found a wench for your rig. Some of my friends have been using the Badlands APEX 12000 pound wench and Smittybilt XRC Gen 2 or 3. Both steel and synthetic cables. They've had good success with theirs and so far no issues and good reviews. Bang for the buck so to speak for both. unless one of the manufacturers sponsor you. They of course had to upgrade on a new bumper. I also have a F250 I am upgrading, so please update us on your rig upgrades and durability. Great work on digging out of that. It is hard work. Good luck and have fun on your travels. Got some of your coffee and take it on my camping trips with friends for a quick morning caffeine fix. Some of the recovery comments/suggestions are good.

    JOEL J.JOEL J.4 days ago
  • Running water? Lol yeah ok there’s a reason she didn’t sit in that river it was definitely cold

    awhiteguy24awhiteguy244 days ago
  • Go to 9mins

    Jon SmithJon Smith4 days ago
  • not so pretty ass @8:32 .....skip everything else

    HeppoifyHeppoify4 days ago
  • Incredible View is Right.YeeHaw!😁

    Douglas CooperDouglas Cooper4 days ago
  • Hello from Barnaul! You are sexy lady! Nice pickup truck your f250! You can use chain's for pickup wheels! Happy off road!

    Vlad timochenkoVlad timochenko4 days ago
  • we are all glad that you love to get in your bikini, and the mountains and the truck/camper are great too.

    henry knighthenry knight4 days ago
  • Re iterating what has been said before. Carry chains. A winch is nice. But knowing when to use chains is sage information. Yes Chains work. I live on the east side of the sierras and see this every year. If your going to do this again. Message me before hand so i can come pull you out. Knowing where you are saves allot of time getting to you before you run out of fuel and water.

    Neal CampbellNeal Campbell4 days ago
  • Glad that you made it out OK, Dr. Hannah!

    washoenvwashoenv5 days ago
  • Just a thought or two, when you get stuck, DO NOT SPIN THE TIRES, ZERO. When you spin the tires, even the smallest amount, this creates ice and or digs a hole and you are transitioning from static friction to kinetic, none of which will help you. Static friction is greater than kinetic. Try backing up, be very, very, very gentle with your throttle application again so you do not spin, zero. This takes finesse, patience and practice. There is a very good chance you will be able to move even a fraction of an inch. Use this. Now try moving forward, again very, very, very gentle throttle application, ZERO wheel spin. When going forward use 2nd gear as this makes the throttle less sensitive and reduces the engine’s torque to the driven wheels thereby reducing your risk of spinning the tires. You will likely again be able to move that same amount you backed up. Make smooth gear changes between F and R. Your goal now, assuming you are able to move even the smallest amounts, is to continue this action while staying in your tracks moving in reverse until you reach a point that you can try a new track going forward again. I’m a former race driving instructor having worked for the top racing schools in Canada, race driver, truck driver, motorcycle racer, experienced amphibious ATV operator, engineering technologist and have much experience getting stuck and unstuck in snow, mud etc. Winch? You bet! Get a good one and know how to use it properly and understand its limitations. A suggestion is to install the winch on a frame that mounts in a 2” hitch receiver, install hitch receivers both front and rear along with the requisite wiring to enable the winch to be moved to the end of the truck that is most useful in a given situation. Also, get a wireless winch controller but have a wired remote unit on hand also. If you have an open front differential and one wheel is spinning and the other is doing nothing, you can ride the brakes a little with your left foot. This will transfer some torque to the wheel that isn’t spinning and can help get you going. Also, if you are moving, keep moving, don't stop when resistance increases.

    Darcy FunkDarcy Funk5 days ago
  • No Chains?

    terry bullterry bull5 days ago
  • After watching this video I have no idea why you would not have a Garmin InReach in your truck or backpack. This could save your life by giving you a lifeline to text a friend or law inforcement when you are out of cell phone range for around $12.00 dollars a month. You should contact Garmin they may want you to advertise this product on your channel. This product could help you and many of your viewers when they get in situations where there is no cell phone service. Please think about it.

    D KindD Kind5 days ago
  • You are cool and beautiful

    Ricky RocketRicky Rocket5 days ago
  • Wow, I need a doctor

    Mike OMike O5 days ago
  • Just remember winder towing Matt's recovery service

    Ricky RocketRicky Rocket5 days ago
  • "Check out the amazing view" - yeah, and the mountains look nice too.

    fredbrackelyfredbrackely5 days ago
  • Do you need a partner in crime? Looks very adventurous and that describes me. Of course you being eye candy doesn't hurt either. LOL Let me know! By the way, I work in the medical field and noticed you're a doctor. What kind of Doctor/Discipline if you want to say!???!

    Ken JonesKen Jones5 days ago
  • For future trips in the snow, try tire chains. I lived at 7000 ft above sea level for many years. Chains are a life saver

    No WayNo Way5 days ago
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    Shannon CarsonShannon Carson5 days ago
  • New Sub here. Nic channel and nice other stuff too

    Knives SurvivalKnives Survival5 days ago
  • Thank you for the eye candy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    R CR C5 days ago
  • Gotta air down.

    Ryan PowellRyan Powell5 days ago
  • 8:58 I love how this hot doctor chick just twirls around while she talks about a gas explosion

    protolexisprotolexis5 days ago
    • had me busting up laughing

      Paul TPaul T3 days ago
  • just started watching, I thought about your camper but I went another direction, I got a camper shell from A.R.E. from them I ordered the Topper Lift weekender usworlds.info/slow/video/nK2oe5i6aoOqd2o

    David WallisDavid Wallis5 days ago
  • im sorry but i dont need coffee but i love. your vid's plus i was taught to cook by my ama and my mom so i guess im a man of succes i'm wifey material :]

    bootyhunter0bootyhunter05 days ago
  • Savage for going out in a full-size truck in the snow. Did you air down the tires? Cheers

    4wd RoRo4wd RoRo5 days ago
  • WE GET IT YOUR PROUD OF YOUR BODY , NOW ACT LIKE A DR. N PUT SOME CLOTHES ON PLEASE

    killtoy bellofattokilltoy bellofatto5 days ago
  • You are so fine and I love your personality.

    Brock SchmalBrock Schmal6 days ago
  • Tire chains all the way around, taller skinnier tires with self cleaning lugs, winch with a very long synthetic rope. Or you could always invite me along to help.

    Curt QuigginsCurt Quiggins6 days ago
  • hmmmm would love to keep you warm at night- I sure hope that who ever is loving you is up to the job and big enough to handle the task. You are intelligent and beautiful. Appreciate the eye candy

    zecca zeranoccizecca zeranocci6 days ago
  • Nice back end indeed.

    mrdukes1975mrdukes19756 days ago
  • She's definitely figured out the Google Algorithm...

    Shivbhakta JoshiShivbhakta Joshi6 days ago
  • A few pounds added on I see and they look good! Especially on that booty.

    Arizona BeaverArizona Beaver6 days ago
  • Don't fall into the trap of thinking snow and off roading are the same. Or even similar. General purpose light truck tires tend to have ice sipes, so pickups do decent in the winter. Off roading tires suck in the slippery stuff. The treads will dig holes, but once they hit something they can't dig, they don't have the siping to get traction. So they spin in place. Case in point. This video... Look how far that subaru made it... It has a shit-tastic open center diff and two open front and read diffs. Yet it goes just as far as the jeep. At 7:32 the only think keeping it from going is that it's high centered. You can tell the weight isn't on the suspension. You want to go on winter adventures, get winter tires. It's just physics. No grip, no acceleration.

    herranton1979herranton19796 days ago
  • Let's be honest, we are all here for the last few minutes

    Shan's ChannelShan's Channel6 days ago
  • Dr smoke show 🤤🤤🤤🤤

    Adam BrewerAdam Brewer6 days ago
  • Chains ?

    Perry ReaschPerry Reasch6 days ago
  • Thank you for your videos! They are very well done and I love the fact that I can recognize almost all of the places you are showcasing. It keeps me yearning to go out and explore, and I hope I get to run into you someday on your travels! Stay safe! and YES... GET A WINCH!

    Glenn HigginsGlenn Higgins7 days ago
  • Never mind I see it

    Steven BenjaminSteven Benjamin7 days ago
  • Do you have a Spare tire ?

    Steven BenjaminSteven Benjamin7 days ago
  • You need a winch front and back .

    B. HutchB. Hutch7 days ago
  • What type of doctor?

    John DavisJohn Davis7 days ago
  • I would not mind to go with you at all

    Smeragliuolo MaxSmeragliuolo Max7 days ago
  • Absolutely gorgeous! 😎

    michael cardinmichael cardin7 days ago
  • Hi Dr you are amazing.❤️ I watched your hot water spring video. its beautiful. It was a great effort to get the car out from snow.❤️

    Ak VlogsAk Vlogs7 days ago
  • Incredible views indeed ;)

    dutchdnadutchdna7 days ago
  • I would like to be in that hot spring with hot you....😘😘

    Michael S D Van DornMichael S D Van Dorn7 days ago
  • Winch is a good idea also

    Donald HeitgerDonald Heitger7 days ago
  • You bought the wrong truck for overlanding too heavy for trails should of got a taco or a jeep....

    Tyler DepriestTyler Depriest7 days ago
  • Love to see you explore and see wonderful things. I hope you keep a journal for those memories. It would be a wasted if not recorded. Then again you are doing a video log. I have explored the beauty around the US and other countries. But some of my fondest memories are those who I shared them with. The "Awe" of mother nature is without words and the love of sharing is unmeasurable.

    jtmoll58jtmoll587 days ago
  • I like you Dr. Hannah! You are a cool person.

    Scott JordanScott Jordan7 days ago
  • Being an attractive young lady can't hurt!!!

    Jerry CraigJerry Craig7 days ago
  • If you chain up the front end, I don't think you could get that truck stuck especially in the snow!!! I've put pickups where snow machines were surprised, FUN!!!

    Jerry CraigJerry Craig7 days ago
  • do you have a whinch

    ray birsicray birsic7 days ago
  • 8:30

    Barry BellBarry Bell7 days ago
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    Stefanie WiltnerStefanie Wiltner7 days ago
  • She's definitely figured out the Google Algorithm...

    Mike BrownMike Brown7 days ago
    • No cap lol

      lucas johnstonelucas johnstone40 minutes ago
    • Smart and hardworking equals more pay or smart and good looking equals more pay

      nail highwaynail highway4 days ago
    • Along with the female algorithm. When I hear woman have no opportunity SMH lots of views = money 🤔. Some swimsuit treasure hunting metal detector female. I wonder if this falls into the category of unfair and not equal pay. Oh that's right they want it fair and equal untill it's fair and equal. They get more views because of their intellect and tenacity, just like other industries where sometimes men succeed more than females because of intellect and tenacity.

      nail highwaynail highway4 days ago
    • Yes. Yes she has.

      AKYukonAKYukon5 days ago
  • I'm a dude.... and I'm scared to get stuck

    clearthejunkclearthejunk7 days ago
  • She's a beast!!

    clearthejunkclearthejunk7 days ago
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