On our second Suby Outback. Also have a Jeep Grand Cherokee. The suby with snows beats the jeep hands down in snowy conditions. Plus the suby's have great crash ratings, almost as safe as a Volvo in a crash.
We use a Yakima box on the roof and have tons of room.
Avitar=Left Gully, Tuckerman Ravine
No Fat Chicks, Just Fat Skis
The Titan (and Frontiers) are built in Smerna TN USA
That's awesome, I didn't know that. I think Ford trucks are still made in the U.S. tho. Every Nissan vehicle I have driven I love. They just have smooth handling. Hondas are great too, but they don't make trucks. I don't like Subies. They are in general noisy, and handle weird due to poor suspension design. (The Impreza is the one exception)
Just recently got a "new" truck. I've always had a thing for the 90's era GMC and Chevy trucks that are well kept. I also like the 2014+ models and I wanted to get one, but they are expensive, and there's nothing like a vehicle that you totally own. I wouldn't be posting this on a ski blog except for the fact that this truck was re-furbished to this excellent condition by Mr. Macker himself. The Plattekill operations manager. The man who installed every snow gun on that mountain, and built the double from the ground up with his own hands.
Now I own a piece of his craftsmanship. Truck is a 1994 Chevy K2500 long box, extended cab 4X4, with a 454 in it! Also makes for a great ski vehicle to plow through the snow on those powder days.
Given it's historical value, got to come up with a nickname for it.
I had a 1995 Subaru Legacy wagon for 8 years; then a 2003 Legacy wagon for 11 years. Replaced that with a lightly used '05 Outback. Essentially, I've been driving the same car for 20+ years. I like trucks, but 99% of the time, I don't need something that big.