Ramp or steps

Discussion in 'Camping for the Medically/Physically Challenged' started by Daddy Rabbit, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. Daddy Rabbit

    Daddy Rabbit Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    My wife has a hard time accessing our pup. I'm building a ramp, how did you folks address this problem?
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  2. swordfish

    swordfish Well-Known Member

    Sep 27, 2010
    I built a transition with a piece 1" x 4" for the ramp to bolt on. I use pony clamps and PVC tubing for the makeshift handrail.
    ramp transition.jpg ramp.jpg
  3. nineoaks2004

    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

    Oct 15, 2006
    Graceville, Florida
    Nice job ! That should make is easier for her. I am thinking of something similar for three of ur Chihuahuas that are long in the tooth and have problems doing steps /stairs.
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  4. Daddy Rabbit

    Daddy Rabbit Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    I like your ramps, did you make those or buy them?
  5. dbhost

    dbhost Active Member

    Sep 19, 2018
    League City, Texas USA.
    I'm not sure what the exact issue for her is so I'd be hard for me to make a recommendation. I have a prolapsed L4 L5 with fairly severe sciatica and more often than not I don't have full ability to have my left leg CO operate with what my brain is telling it to do. For me I can navigate steps if I have a good strong handhold on the left side. Barring map I need a ramp

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