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Learn From Dick Proenneke

In Post-Apocalypse on March 13, 2009 at 2:00 am

Dick Proenneke was a WWII veteran who lived alone in the high mountains of Alaska at a place called Twin Lakes. He built a small cabin using nothing but rudimentary tools. He died in 2003, but left his cabin to the parks service and it remains today as a popular visitor attraction in the still-remote Twin Lakes region.  This is a trimmed down video of the great film Alone in the Wilderness, which Dick shot himself while building his cabin. This film is mostly centered on how to build a log cabin, but there are other great tips in here as well. I highly recommend watching the whole film, It’s on PBS a couple times a year. If nothing else, enjoy this shortened version about a peaceful retiree surviving on his own in the wilderness. (Continued…)


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