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Excellent 14 Minute Video-- A year in the woods--alone--

Discussion in 'Wilderness & Survival Skills' started by WILLIAM.M, Apr 20, 2015.



    Apr 14, 2006
  2. B Griffin

    B Griffin Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    Right now, mainly my desire for a long break from civilization :)


    Apr 14, 2006
    Roger That

    Hope you watched the video

    It's excellent
  4. jonnyt16


    Jul 17, 2007
    That was a pretty cool video, thanks for sharing. I like all the household items he made from scratch....fly swatter, coat hanger, dustpan, etc. And his simple but effective system for collecting water. The winter must have been a bit harsh. At least for me it would have been, being that I've lived in warm California climate my whole life so I'm not as cold-weather hardened as some of you guys.

    Oh, and the one thing I'd definitely bring is my book, the SAS Survival Handbook by John Lofty Wiseman!


    Apr 14, 2006
    Thanks for watching it Brother
  6. Pfd1980

    Pfd1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 9, 2014
    Wow cool video. Some experience!
  7. druid189


    Apr 27, 2008
    I've seen that before but I watched it again. I had forgotten some of the things he showed, like the fish/frog spear and the fly swatter....

    Thanks for posting it :thumbup:
  8. Andster2


    Feb 18, 2007
    That was a really cool video. I've always admired ones that are able to get away from civilization for so long. Thank you for posting.


    Apr 14, 2006
    Glad you all enjoyed it
  10. tonym


    Mar 18, 2008
    I had the pleasure of meeting Doug and camping with him twice at the Wilderness Learning Center. He's a really nice guy and extremely knowledgeable. He had a picture album of the year he spent in the woods as well as a few hysterical stories that you won't see in that video. Thanks for sharing the video Dr. Bill!
  11. Dave in PA

    Dave in PA

    Sep 23, 2000
    Thank you for posting this.
  12. timw1

    timw1 Swamp Yankee Platinum Member

    Sep 28, 2011
    I enjoyed the video, thanks!
  13. stabman

    stabman Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Just watched the video; looks like a good time.

    Myself, I'd bring a bunch of knives (of course), along with the requisite axe and saw.

    I would definitely want lots of insect repellant as well...mosquitos are my arch nemesis.
    Something to write in as well; with the solar panel like he had, that could even be a laptop.


    Apr 14, 2006
    Glad you all enjoyed it


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