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Hiking With Dick

“Onward and upward,” said Dick as he stood and continued our climb up the side of a steep mountain. Dick Proenneke’s mountains surround Twin Lakes in Southwest Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. 1,188 more words

Outdoors & Recreation

The Best and Most Improbable Documentary Ever

My favorite documentary is shot on grainy 16mm film, has a monotone narration, and includes little action—a 52-year-old man builds a tiny cabin in the Alaska wilderness in the late 1960s. 254 more words


Alone in the Wilderness-The Dick Proenneke Story

One Man’s Story: Alone in the Wilderness

had a dream, and he had the courage to do what it took to make that dream a reality. 513 more words


And so it begins...

My first post and all I’m thinking about is beef jerky and Dick Proenneke.

I have the last two weeks of December off and my to-do list is shortening. 765 more words