Hey guys! Well, I just picked up my new '13 WRX on Thursday (base model) and I'll be taking it up to my place in Montana with my girlfriend in about a month or so. I'm in southern California (Orange County), so it's going to be a nice fun trip (about 1,140 miles or so). The big question is whether or not I should swap out my tires for some nice all-season or winter tires for the trek up there. Obviously my rex came with Dunlop summer tires, so I'm a little cautious as to how they will perform in the snow (if there is any - Montana generally seems to just be really wet this time of year).
Does anyone who lives in a colder climate have any insight to offer about the stock tires? I don't mind swapping them out, but I also don't want it to be for nothing if the performance won't be too drastically different. I'll be in Montana for about 4-5 days before driving back, so is it worth it changing them out for such a short period of time? Thanks in advance!