Go take a hike driving a new Winnebago

James Raia

Winnebago has a new camper trailer with an unusual but appropriate name — The Hike.

It’s designed for a more active consumer with an emphasis on accommodating lots of varied gear.

The new Winnebago Hike.
The new Winnebago Hike.

The manufacturer is promoting The Hike as ideal for attaching to a 4×4 and with hauling kayak and bikes and heading off-road. It’s available in 20.6-foot single-axle models and 25-foot double-axle versions.

An integrated rack system for bikes, paddleboards, kayaks and other recreational gear is a keen exterior feature. Gear is attached directly to the rack with ratchet straps and bungee cords.

Winnebago Hike has five floor plans

The slide-out kitchen is another innovation. Included on several trailer floor plans, the dual-burner stove and sink pull out of a rear cabinet. It’s the opposite, of course, of the traditional indoor trailer cooking. A side awning and exterior speakers complete the outdoor living space.

The Winnebago Hike has an impressive list of standard features.
The Winnebago Hike has an impressive list of standard features.

Five floor plans are offered, all include a slide-out sidewall extension to open up extra interior space and sleep three or four people. Four plans include a master bed for two and a convertible dinette for one or two more.

One single-axle plan has a convertible dinette/master bed on one end and two bunk beds on the other. The 6.4-foot ceiling height across all models provides room enough for most people to stand up comfortably. One floor plan includes a Murphy bed that folds over the couch at night

All Hike models include a dry bathroom with separate shower and toilet compartments. Kitchen equipment varies by model, with single-axle models relying on a dual-burner stove and double-axle models upgrading to a three-burner range complete with oven. All models include a gas/electric refrigerator and microwave.

Other features common among all Hike floor plans include an 18K-BTU furnace, a 22.7-liter water heater and a full entertainment system with LED TV. Single-axle models have a 117-L freshwater tank, double-axles a 140-L tank. Dry weights range between 3,260 and 4,360 pounds.

Hike pricing starts at $27,513.

Article Last Updated: September 19, 2020.

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