Even in the modern world of today, some people feel more at home in the mountains than in society. They want to live on the trail, hunt and survive in the wild. These men call themselves “The Mountain Men”. They try to live exactly as the original Mountain Men did between 1804 and 1840.
This book is the result of a four-year documentation from the cold winters in the north of America through the heat and drought in middle America. Containing 240 pages, high-quality images, historical narratives, and captions that take the reader on a historical journey.
“These are men that feel more at home in the woods putting their skill to use trapping, riding, hunting, and wandering than they do in modern society”
DUANE ‘BADGER’ RICHARDSON
“The challenge remains to help the younger generations to learn this knowledge and the skills so that the spirit of the mountaineers is passed on"
SCOTT 'DOC IVORY' OLSEN
“The mountaineers learned how to survive more than a thousand miles beyond the settlements with limited supplies, a rifle, and a few tools. They traveled distances that dwarfed the frontiers of their grandparents' time"