Originally Posted by Ford Idaho
Depending on the road I would carry a set of chains, a couple of big bags of cheap kitty litter.
Did I say seatbelt yet?
No quick moves or hard braking, slow down before you drop down hill not in the middle.
Don't forget your seatbelt...
Stop when you get tired.
I second all the above with the added emphasis on seatbelts!
We drove for several hours during and after a snow/ice storm last Christmas and I am not sure if this is correct or not but it worked for me, as the first time on a downhill that I just slightly tapped the brakes the trailer wanted to come around and meet me...
After that I turned my brake controller gain down to a 3 (normally kept on a 9) and I manually squeezed it as needed. I was reminded pretty quick that the trailer has no ABS.... LOL
Like I said, I was doing it without any idea of what proper trailer brake procedure was on ice, infact, I still do not know what the "proper" procedure is, only telling you what worked for me.