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Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? #6725506
01/11/20 11:19 PM
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white17 Offline OP

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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6725694
01/12/20 06:47 AM
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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Or canoe....

Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6725918
01/12/20 10:37 AM
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Don't know what's worse, no cache or not enough knowledge of the area to make a five mile hike.

Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6726024
01/12/20 12:12 PM
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I hope they don't make a movie. Every year these people show up, and every year, days or weeks later they leave. I try to ignore them. If they last a few years then I build a relationship.


Who is John Galt?
Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6726896
01/13/20 12:01 AM
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A kid with _alls .I never laugh at people with them .He got off of the couch and probably never posted on the Alaska dreamers thread .












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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6726964
01/13/20 03:38 AM
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"I didnít have a map and I knew I didnít have enough knowledge of the whereabouts."
How could anyone just go plop down somewhere with no knowledge of the geography of where they are? I just can't comprehend stories like this.


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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727526
01/13/20 01:23 PM
01/13/20 01:23 PM
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There's a post on the ATA Facebook site supposedly by the guy that was rescued. According to his words he was well prepared but in hindsight he is learned a great lesson. The truth is most everybody that's nun resident and new to any environment it's probably one small catastrophe away from dying everyday. Many people die 2 miles or less from a road in the lower 48 being lost in the woods. From what I gather he plans on trying again so I have to give him credit for his perseverance. You can freeze to death in your broke down car and only be four miles away from a small town.

Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727536
01/13/20 01:34 PM
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white17 Offline OP

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Well I don't see how anyone could fail to learn several lessons from that experience.


Hey Dirt: what's the ownership on the land in the area this guy was camping ?


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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727558
01/13/20 01:49 PM
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I believe he was located in the Donkey Terraces staking area. Mixture of State and private land with cabins probably within less than a mile of his place.


Who is John Galt?
Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: Pete in Frbks] #6727565
01/13/20 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Pete in Frbks
Or canoe....


Is there a similar story involving a canoe - I have seen it referenced more than once.


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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727571
01/13/20 02:04 PM
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juneau, alaska
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Ah, that would be Andrew.
As far as I know, he is still at large.

Last edited by alaska viking; 01/13/20 02:05 PM.

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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: Dirt] #6727589
01/13/20 02:27 PM
01/13/20 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Dirt
I believe he was located in the Donkey Terraces staking area. Mixture of State and private land with cabins probably within less than a mile of his place.

Less than a mile mightíve taken him a week to walk seeing that a quarter mile took several days.


If you take care of the land the land will take care of you
Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6727625
01/13/20 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Ryan McLeod
Originally Posted by Dirt
I believe he was located in the Donkey Terraces staking area. Mixture of State and private land with cabins probably within less than a mile of his place.

Less than a mile mightíve taken him a week to walk seeing that a quarter mile took several days.


Maybe he kept tripping over his extra chromosome?


Who is John Galt?
Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: Dirt] #6727633
01/13/20 03:05 PM
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Lol

Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727653
01/13/20 03:36 PM
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white17 Offline OP

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If you have as much snow as I do, a mile could be a real chore without snowshoes. But, he had time to fashion something ! But without a map he had no idea where he was. How does that happen ??


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Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727668
01/13/20 03:58 PM
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I dropped the Bravo in a slough on the 15th and snowshoed maybe a quarter of mile in probably 15 or 20 minutes to a packed trail with those tiny little bear snowshoes in the same snow. I'm about twice this fools age.


Who is John Galt?
Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727683
01/13/20 04:08 PM
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100 Mile House, BC Can
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Possibly another Alaska bush person related to the "Browns" ??


The only constant in trapping is change so keep learning.






Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6727827
01/13/20 06:12 PM
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David Thompson and Samuel Hearne would find that funny.

Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: Boco] #6728612
01/14/20 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Boco
David Thompson and Samuel Hearne would find that funny.


So would John Rae.

Re: Hey Dirt: Your Friend ?? [Re: white17] #6728883
01/14/20 03:29 PM
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He needs to know Heimo.

Or, he could apprentice to Dirt seeing they're almost neighbors.


Common sense is.the best friend I've ever had.

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