Congratulations on a fascinating article. Was not surprised to see you are from Pittsburgh - gotta be resourceful to get around the 'burgh!
Looking forward to reading about future adventures.
Jim I read your article and it was to peak my interest in your video diary. Although, I do have to say your attitude was exhausting and maybe we should explore this...if every stream crossing is horrible or every trek through wind blown trees is awful...you are compounding the difficulty of the situation. I know you are trying to explain or describe how difficult it is to navigate the natural world and the ups and downs of feeling success and defeat but the readers and the watchers should know as you stated in your article...lost is the feeling of your mind failing. Try to stay emotionally stable as much as possible... try keep the ups and downs of emotions in check! As I said earlier I did like the article. Very helpful and useful to anyone who reads it. Cheers! You made it!
You've got a volunteer for the next time. I'll settle for <20 lbs of gear if I get to take my own tried and proven stuff.
A "hoot owl"? Are you kidding me? It doesn't sound as though he knows much about the outdoors.
Thanks for being so honest in your account of this ordeal. Admitting that you are lost, alone, and disoriented is not easy to do. But, this journey is a good tutorial for those who would venture into the great outdoors. You provide a real lesson on what may await any adventurer. Being prepared is vital,and keeping calm as well will enalble most hikers to get out safely.
Can't wait to find out what happens next. Will he find his way out? I hope so...
Good luck to this guy. I like his sense of humor. I wouldn't like his chances in an encounter with a mountain lion (or an angry racoon) but I'd enjoy watching the video.
Watching with great interest!
You are one very brave guy...and your wife must be very understanding. WHAT WERE YOU THINKING!!!!
Great story and a little harrowing!
"of course that was in my drinking days" great stuff
I'm impressed Jim. Where's the hypochondriac?! Can't wait to see future installments.
I can't wait for part II!
Love the recap. Curious to see whether or not Jim makes it downstream to the bikini-clad girls in CA...
So fun to watch!
Good job reaching the "water finding" goal.
Can't wait to see part two.
I hope Jim's survival instincts are good. I don't think I'd want to be dropped in the middle of nowhere.
Looking forward to part 2. I wonder if an umbrella would be of more user than a bone?
Very entertaining. Jim does a good job describing his predicament. Consider dropping him off in other places.
Very intereresting...looking forward to the next segment. curious to see what happens next
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