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I have friends near buffalo on the east side of the Bighorns that live year round in their yurts. -40F? No problem. They are very efficient with their fire wood and only one small stove in the center of their yurts. They also have composting toilets and the entire property is cultivated with several wild edibles. Berries of all sorts, yampas, camas, onions, glacier lilies, sego lilies and a lot of domestic root crops.
Yurts in minus forty degrees? I had no idea. It sounds like your friends live like Native Americans.
Colorado plates in Wyoming? Given the political climate in Colorado, I could understand the emabarrasment.
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Actually, they're Mormon. The adults all have jobs in Sheridan and Buffalo so they are not living off the land as such, they just don't want to pay the property taxes on any improvements to their land. It's not as high as Mikes place either. Just above 8,000 feet.

Yurts are an ancient technology and still used by the Chukchi people in eastern Russia and several nomadic peoples in Mongolia in temperatures that would kill most people. Modern Yurts built with double walls are super efficient.

Tee pees are comfortable too. People have lived through Wyoming winters here for several thousand years in them.
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nice work getting all the pics together,Mike..awesome job by yourself to achieve all that.
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nice work getting all the pics together,Mike..awesome job by yourself to achieve all that.
Thanks and do you mean All of the hundreds of pics in this really long wilderness pic thread or the pics I have posted the past couple months? You don't have to answer but just wondering.

And to be fair I did not build or even take All of the pics or build everything completely by myself. WR and cavedweller took some pics and even posted some of the pics. Seems like I built alone at least ninety percent of the time. I could go through and think back to 1999 when I first began having strangers help me. They were not complete strangers since I tried to get to know them through email, private messages and even some phone calls.

The guy who helped me the most over two summers since 2012 was Watch Ryder and I did not have to even pay him anything. He even spent his own money building his small unique shed and the ten foot high gate. I think he spent around $500 on those two structures. I did not ask him to build those but he did of his own free will. He did make youtube videos of his building and he made at least fifty youtube videos on my land which I guess was the way he made some or maybe quite a bit money.

There are a lot of pics and videos I could post and have posted in this long wilderness pic thread. Here is the best one which shows much of what Watch Ryder did, camped, Lived and what he built. This 3 minute video shows the unique shed he built and the ten foot high gate also both of which are still standing even after terrible ten to fifteen foot deep snowpack over the past few years. Hope many will look at this video and it shows quite a bit of what WR did with some help from me. It even quickly shows WR and me putting the red steel beam in place on my newest cabin. I think many of his youtube videos have disappeared but glad this one at least still exists >



I doubt I will ever have another Watch Ryder come up to help me but who knows? I will welcome Almost anyone who does show up. Although this next summer or two I hope to have one or two help me and anyone else brave enough to come up. I will even pay all expenses such as gas, food etc plus some hourly pay IF anyone comes up to help me beginning this next June 2020. Just send me a message or email before June 2020.
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Well, this thread has been in the making for about eleven years now.
I remember Watch Ryder too. Didn't they jam him up while confiscating his shotgun upon returning to the U.K.? Dirty Bastages.
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Well, this thread has been in the making for about eleven years now.
I remember Watch Ryder too. Didn't they jam him up while confiscating his shotgun upon returning to the U.K.? Dirty Bastages.
Yeah and I am just finally getting started.

Mainly getting started building some sorta expensive buildings. I would have likely had at least a small sorta fancy cabin built by now If I would not have had almost two years ago, the "mishap" surgery amputation etc. all of which that and some other things took a huge chunk of my life savings and inheritance.

I hope to post more pics but not sure I will after the past month or two of harassment even in private messages plus far too much "advice" which is ok but not necessary. I likely will post more pics someday but just don't know when I will.

And about WR and his problems mainly in the UK - England which he calls Prison Island. A foreshadow of things likely to come here in the supposedly Land of the Free. Here is the very interesting thread created by Watch Ryder and his bad experiences plus his being banned and not even allowed to have a Visa for five years. >

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Yeah and I am just finally getting started.

Mainly getting started building some sorta expensive buildings. I would have likely had at least a small sorta fancy cabin built by now If I would not have had almost two years ago, the "mishap" surgery amputation etc. all of which that and some other things took a huge chunk of my life savings and inheritance.

I hope to post more pics but not sure I will after the past month or two of harassment even in private messages plus far too much "advice" which is ok but not necessary. I likely will post more pics someday but just don't know when I will.

And about WR and his problems mainly in the UK - England which he calls Prison Island. A foreshadow of things likely to come here in the supposedly Land of the Free. Here is the very interesting thread created by Watch Ryder and his bad experiences plus his being banned and not even allowed to have a Visa for five years. >

https://www.survivalistboards.com/sh...d.php?t=256172
I hope that many will at least look at the first post in that link I gave to Watch Ryder's thread telling about his "adventures" on Prison Island - specifically at the Manchester Airport. He goes on throughout that thread telling in detail what happened and in my opinion, is more proof of definitely a Nanny state which is developing more and more into a police state. Isn't it nice that such things can never happen in this "land of the Free"? Yes that is sarcasm. I think there are at least some in power who see what other countries do, such as the UK, and those "powerful almighty" people think that here in the USA should also do that. Pass more and more laws, have cameras etc. on every street corner and whatever else the socialist over controlling countries do.

I am also quoting from WR's Manchester airport thread this which is one of the best quotes ever and helps prove that there are still a Few places left to do whatever one wishes to do, such as practice and Do all kinds of survival. That is what I try to tell about and that is how Free some places, such as on my mtn retreat, can still be. Extremely free to do whatever one wishes to do, as long as it hurts no one.

A quote from that Manchester thread that I only now fully realize what it really means:

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Ok, this is a non-fiction story about my return from the adventure of a lifetime in the USA to a nightmare at the airport in Prison Island (UK).

To give you the backstory, I'd set out from the UK with bright and buzzy dreams of adventure's and doing things that the nanny-state doesn't allow it's serf's to do.

I'd arrived in the US and, following various trials and tribulation's I'd worked hard enough for a land patron to give me a place I could call home in the mountains.
All was well and for the first time in many moons I was feeling at the top of my game.
So with a spring in my step and a buzz in my heels I returned to Denver International Airport on the 28th August to catch my flight to Britain.

Story of my US adventure here:

https://www.survivalistboards.com/sh...d.php?t=242472

Mike, my friend would look after the vehicle I'd bought along with various bits of kit I'd bought or acquired on the mountain.
I didn't know it, but waiting for me, across thousand's of mile's across the Atlantic Ocean, the forces of the 'anti-terror' police faction were waiting....
I remember that WR had created 3 adventure pic threads but seems like only One is left. Such as the link in the above quote no longer works so it must mean that the thread was deleted?

Anyway, it is likely that I will never see Watch Ryder again since I am Not going to fly to England and most likely I will never go outside of the USA. I Might not even go outside of Wyoming ever again except someday to visit my parents grave which is a fair distance from where I am right now. Not sure if WR will even ever be Allowed back into the USA?

I am posting all of this mainly to try to show that people should not be so complacent, proud pleased gratified satisfied content careless slack lax

I have been all of that far too often in the past but no more....
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They searched my house on trumped up ammunition charges from the airport search, charges were immediately dropped and of course found nothing. It may even have been wrongful arrest as the .22LR round may/may not have been inert due to it failing to fire back in the USA when I put it in my pocket and forgot about it.

Yet the permission-giver police-chief didn't like me so revoked the shotgun certificate and I had to sell it via a friend. They also stole all my stored shotgun cartridges as well and I received ZERO compensation for it.

I may re-apply for the permission some day in the future though and should succeed in the endeavor God-willing.

I don't know what the next few years hold for America, it seems the insane war on terror will turn inwards where anyone who is a traditional conservative / paleoconservative etc is a hollywood nazi and basically unpersoned. I'll know in a few years when I apply for my visa again.
My best advice to you would be to leave that God forsaken place, where the major news topic is Meghan and Harry, as opposed to the influx of Muslims, Ethiopian's, and *****ian's.. <--- Nige eerians for the stupid curse detector.
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They searched my house on trumped up ammunition charges from the airport search, charges were immediately dropped and of course found nothing. It may even have been wrongful arrest as the .22LR round may/may not have been inert due to it failing to fire back in the USA when I put it in my pocket and forgot about it.

Yet the permission-giver police-chief didn't like me so revoked the shotgun certificate and I had to sell it via a friend. They also stole all my stored shotgun cartridges as well and I received ZERO compensation for it.

I may re-apply for the permission some day in the future though and should succeed in the endeavor God-willing.

I don't know what the next few years hold for America, it seems the insane war on terror will turn inwards where anyone who is a traditional conservative / paleoconservative etc is a hollywood nazi and basically unpersoned. I'll know in a few years when I apply for my visa again.
A few more years when you will even apply for your visa?? I think it is almost five years since you were last in the USA and I also cannot hardly even imagine what the next five or so years are going to be like.

More and more I likely will become a hermit for many reasons. I have lost much, the worst loss is too many people from my parents to quite a few others who have died or just have cut off contact. And I also lost a shotgun the Saiga 12 which was a collectors item for me and the $1,400 it cost is also another big financial loss to add to my other losses. It is possible but not likely that my cousins will return that shotgun that I lent to them but did Not want them to keep it permanently!

Plus losing a great deal more which I won't go into again when I escaped from Calirado. Many flee Californica and go to CO and many other states although they try and do change the state they fled to and make it into another CA such as Calirado now has become.

So far Wyoming is better than anywhere else I have lived but no place is perfect. I also am slowly getting done what I need to get done. It was Not a failure or a mistake when I left my land this past Nov. 29th to move to a small city here in Wyoming. I have had to send many emails etc. and I have been in contact with an attorney in ND where my cousins have been receiving oil money for months now and I should also by June at the latest.

I hope to see you WR someday but who knows for certain? You must also have lost a great deal when you left Montana such as your vehicle and many many other valuable items I won't mention. I hope you did not pay off your one acre of land and hope that will work out.

I will keep your good shed mostly empty since it is way up on the hill a bit far from my other structures. And I will keep it for you to use someday although after another 3 or so years I likely will use it for some kind of storage. I am going to paint the great gate you built WR since the deep snowpack is turning the yellow golden side more mildewy and I need to make much more camouflaged anyway even with natural paint colors, rocks, log poles and much more natural camo.

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My best advice to you would be to leave that God forsaken place, where the major news topic is Meghan and Harry, as opposed to the influx of Muslims, Ethiopian's, and *****ian's.. <--- Nige eerians for the stupid curse detector.
Glad you clarified that since it - *****ians's could also be thought to be Christians. And the way much of the USA, the UK and so many more areas are changing, Christians, conservatives etc. will likely also become less liked to put it mildly.

One more time I will ask yet again IF there is Anyone who is reading this and you wish to do something different this next summer of 2020, live in a very unique and very beautiful mountain area for a day, a week or even much longer then just send me a private message or email and let's discuss the possibility of you coming to camp, possibly work with pay and all expenses paid and Live like few get to live in today's over controlled world anymore!
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Someone had sent me this link to a tiny house but I cannot use it since it is plastic and most likely not strong enough for the heavy snowpack. > https://www.mytinyhouse.org/do-you-w...gbb2EOaT1hoxVk

Some might like this also about taxes etc and I might build something like this someday soon especially if I must become more of a hermit >




Harvest Moon Farms from face book

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Tax his land, Tax his bed, Tax the table,
At which he's fed.

Tax his tractor, Tax his mule, Teach him taxes
Are the rule.

Tax his work, Tax his pay, He works for peanuts anyway!

Tax his cow, Tax his goat, Tax his pants,
Tax his coat.

Tax his ties, Tax his shirt, Tax his work,
Tax his dirt.

Tax his tobacco, Tax his drink, Tax him if he
Tries to think.

Tax his cigars, Tax his beers, If he cries Tax his tears.

Tax his car, Tax his gas, Find other ways
To tax his ass.

Tax all he has Then let him know
That you won't be done Till he has no dough.

When he screams and hollers; Then tax him some more, Tax him till He's good and sore.

Then tax his coffin, Tax his grave, Tax the sod in Which he's laid...

Put these words Upon his tomb, Taxes drove me to my doom...'

When he's gone, Do not relax, Its time to apply The inheritance tax.


Accounts Receivable Tax

Building Permit Tax

CDL license Tax

Cigarette Tax

Corporate Income Tax

Dog License Tax

Excise Taxes

Federal Income Tax

Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)

Fishing License Tax

Food License Tax

Fuel Permit Tax

Gasoline Tax (currently 44.75 cents per gallon)

Gross Receipts Tax

Hunting License Tax

Inheritance Tax

Inventory Tax

IRS Interest Charges IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)

Liquor Tax

Luxury Taxes

Marriage License Tax

Medicare Tax

Personal Property Tax

Property Tax

Real Estate Tax

Service Charge Tax

Social Security Tax

Road Usage Tax

Recreational Vehicle Tax

Sales Tax

School Tax

State Income Tax

State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)

Telephone Federal Excise Tax

Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax

Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Taxes

Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax

Telephone Recurring and Nonrecurring Charges Tax

Telephone State and Local Tax

Telephone Usage Charge Tax

Utility Taxes

Vehicle License Registration Tax

Vehicle Sales Tax

Watercraft Registration Tax

Well Permit Tax

Workers Compensation Tax

STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago, & our nation was the most prosperous in the world.

We had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world, and Mom stayed home to raise the kids.

What in the heck happened? Can you spell 'politicians?'

I hope this goes around THE USA at least 545 times!!! YOU can help it get there!!!

GO AHEAD. . . BE AN AMERICAN!!!

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My neighbor has a little stove like that in your picture and it puts out great heat. I wanted to put one on my patio like below but some said Chinese cast iron would rust away outdoors.

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Good post Eddie. My 88 yo uncle who died a year ago had a stove very similar to that in his living room. I stayed with him for 3 months before he went into a nursing home. He lived alone on his family's wheat farm in NE CO for more than 70 years. He was also a Marine in Korea and he said he got discharged when it was over - or the armistice. Interesting guy who never married or had children. Even though he lived in Calirado almost his whole life he told me he never went up into the mountains. Not sure why but he could at least see the front range of the Rocky Mountains far to the west from his farm.

As people can see if very many even read this, I can go on and on even off on tangents. But I think my uncles stove was a Vogelzang brand. He had a large windbreak with many dead trees so he had plenty of firewood plus an old barn that had fallen down. Wish I could have gotten at least some of that barn wood for building. I also wish that I could have gotten that good Vogelzang woodstove especially for a greenhouse but my cousins probably put it away to rust. They are also the ones who kept my Saiga 12 $1400 shotgun and won't give it back. Another long story that I probably won't tell about.

I did tell a long story with 55 plus pics in this Snowy Adventure thread If any have missed it. Many maybe have missed it or more likely are ignoring it. Maybe it is still too early since I posted it about 3 days ago but I don't think it will be one of my most viewed or thanked pic threads. I have at least eleven pic threads I have created since 2009 on this S-boards.

The snowy pics are surely different and I tried to tell it as best as I could. Maybe I tell and share too much. I mean 7 and more years ago almost all of my pic threads were well received with many comments and at least fifty thanks. The longest probably best one is this long wilderness retreat experiences thread with 408 thanks on the first post. It took that long for many to find and thank it eleven years ago now.

But maybe I have worn out my welcome on this huge forum. Which used to be busier with from what I remember 7 or so years ago there were more than 10,000 Active members here now there is maybe 3,000 with a few doing most of the posting. I likely will be more quiet and I likely will keep checking this S-boards for new posts actually any questions some Might ask me and for some new messages. I may not post very much at all until I have many more new pics and many more new experiences by October 2020.

One more thing is that a huge number of people have disappeared, stopped posting on this S-boards over the years. Maybe a few died but more likely they just got discouraged with too much politics etc. etc. and maybe went to other forums or are just staying real low. I can do that, lay real low even at 9,500 feet a mile from the Continental Divide. And a few also maybe get discouraged when too many ridicule and say people are not wise such as stupid.
I and a very few even a couple years ago posted and even said in real life that 2020 would very likely be a very interesting year. I even went as far as saying it might be The most interesting important year ever. But many all wise naysayers say no and keep their heads in the sand or wherever.....

And IF a few have missed my latest Maybe even last pic thread here it is with more than 55 pics on the first page. At least a Few have thought these are interesting pics >>>> https://www.survivalistboards.com/sh...d.php?t=938308
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Don't get discouraged dude, people still read your posts, just the numbers of people have dropped, and a lot of members, like myself don't post much at all.

I have enjoyed your threads for years, and hope to continue to do so.
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Don't get discouraged dude, people still read your posts, just the numbers of people have dropped, and a lot of members, like myself don't post much at all.

I have enjoyed your threads for years, and hope to continue to do so.
Thanks for posting and I see you also thanked my last post. I am always glad to see someone new and also if that someone says they have been reading my posts and pic threads for years. I and many likely will never know who or how many like, love or hate what we post. And one more reason I am here for more than eleven years now since sometimes I get a message or response saying that what I posted really helped. One guy told me a few years ago that what I posted about dangerous lightning in the mountains saved him and his son...

I do Not need thanks but I still appreciate any who do. And if anyone thanks or responds then it is the only way I know if very many are reading what I post. I usually don't post short, quick and fast. Many of my posts even without pics I might take quite a few minutes and even at least try to think and give a good response. Unlike many it seems all over the net.

And I had been wanting to post a mega pic thread with all of the new pics and even make a completely new pic thread not on this long wilderness sticky pic thread. I did in the Snowy Adventure thread and glad I created it but I just Hope many will at least glance at the pretty unique pics even if they cannot or will not thank. The number of views seen will make me think that I did not waste my time creating it.

My next pic thread If I make one will likely be in October 2020 at the earliest since I plan to do much more than ever from June to October on a certain remote WY mtn place.

I Might post more in this thread and elsewhere but maybe not since I have been posting maybe too much in various threads and I am getting too tired of almost everything that is not what I need and I need to be on my mtn place soon. Most likely sometime in June no matter what even IF I must be alone like usual. I will answer any questions and responses as I am doing right now in this post. But if no questions or responses then likely not much more from me, which I still think many on this huge S-boards hope that I will stop posting, for whatever no good reasons they think that.

One more time If any missed this 55 photo snowy pic thread > https://www.survivalistboards.com/sh...d.php?t=938308
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I wasn't going to post much if any until the end of May but with things Finally getting interesting much more than usual, in the stock market which Should crash more than ever and so many other things that are Finally happening I for one, am feeling really good. I know it might sound bad but for any who have spent their life preparing for anything then any and everything Finally happening is inspiring for lack of a better word.

I do not want to see innocents get hurt but IF things do Finally have to happen such as a Big stock market crash, economy collapse and so much more then sooner is better than later.
Most will not prepare anyway and many wish for another year or month or whatever to prepare more. Well it is maybe getting too late to prepare in all ways. IF people can afford it then stock up like never before.

And more important learn and get a strong mind set that you will survive No matter what happens! I am trying to do that more than ever and will when I move back to my mtn retreat in early June and Hopefully stay longer than ever even permanently if possible. And it is possible no matter what any expert know-it-alls think of me or whomever. Here are a couple interesting memes that maybe some of you will like ? >>>




I posted this on my Facebook page. I actually do not like FB but only way to keep in contact with all of my cousins and many at least who say they are my friends. It is supposed to be humorous and one or two could not see the humor. And the guy in the pic is named Marilyn Manson who or what that is, possibly some kind of politician?

I do not like tattoos but in this case I like this meme. As some know I can relate to this more than most since I am an only child, few friends on the net and fewer in real life. And I do what this meme says more than Most. Later whenever I feel like posting again or IF there is a question for me to answer before June 2020...

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I have to post this somewhere so here seems to be as good of a place as anywhere else. I found this on facebook and I don't really like FB but it has huge amounts of info, current info and very fast info and extremely fast responses because seems like many have their phones on all the time. I don't and I haven't used a phone since the end of Nov. 2019 when I was moving off of my land for the winter. I could and maybe should go up to my remote Wyoming mountain place tomorrow but I likely will wait until around June first when the state highway is plowed open again. I also still have much business to do such as slowly getting my oil rights and the rest of my inheritance.

I also very likely will not be posting very much if at all, unless there are questions some might ask me. I have my own reasons but there is yet another hostile "person" who is attacking me in its own backhanded way. That person has driven off many of the real survivalists over the years and there are very few real True survjvalists left on this supposedly Survivalist boards. Any who are interested please look at the last post on my Snowy Adventure thread for a clue. He drove off WR and banned etc. many others and all I will go on about. I have to be careful to not get banned or worse it seems also...

Here is a link that I am posting here. It might be posted elsewhere also but I am not spending much time looking at this S-boards for many reasons. This is interesting though Totalitarian police state anyone?? > Illinois mayor signs executive order granting power to ban sale of guns and alcohol while addressing coronavirus Among the powers Feinen gained after signing the executive order was the power to ban the sale of guns, ammunition, alcohol, and gasoline. Feinen could also cut off access to individuals' gas, water, or electricity. The city also has the ability to "take possession of private property" or order the temporary closing of all bars or liquor stores."

link to see the whole article > https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/n...5B-b1uE7ou2bcY


Take care everyone. Hope everyone is or at least is trying to prepare as much as possible. Interesting times are Finally here and will see how interesting by November at the latest.... And one more time anyone just send me a message or email IF you wish to help or even visit me this coming summer of 2020. Between July 1 and October 1, 2020 is the best, warmest and most snow free time. After October 1, 2020 I hope to have a ten foot high strong log fence to go along with my ten foot high gate finished. Take care and be careful and good luck - most will truly need luck since they will or cannot make their own luck it seems.






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MMMike, I wondered how you are doing. I hope you are riding this out up in the mountains and not stuck in town.
I just wanted to give you plenty of warning that because of the current situation, I won't be able to make it this year. I'm sorry I really wanted to help you on your property.
I am riding out this debacle out in the woods. Made a supply run for some metal roofing and got a chance to use some free wifi.
Hope this crudavirus blows over soon and a whole building year isn't wasted. Good Luck
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MMMike, I wondered how you are doing. I hope you are riding this out up in the mountains and not stuck in town.
I just wanted to give you plenty of warning that because of the current situation, I won't be able to make it this year. I'm sorry I really wanted to help you on your property.
I am riding out this debacle out in the woods. Made a supply run for some metal roofing and got a chance to use some free wifi.
Hope this crudavirus blows over soon and a whole building year isn't wasted. Good Luck
Thanks for the message / post. I likely won't post much unless someone asks me a question or needs a response.

Sad that I won't see you this summer but I understand. Hope that the main reason you cannot come up is your vehicle or something like that? But glad you told me now and not in late May. I hope to go up to my land around June first but maybe earlier if the state plows the state highway open before Memorial Day which they do if not too much snowpack.

I am still stuck in this small city in Wyoming likely until June first. I still have business to take care of which I cannot do business on my land with only a Tracfone. I could say that I am locked down - self quarantining but actually it is no different from the many months in 2018 to mid 2019 when I was in a motel. I am just glad that I did buy at least a two year supply of food etc. last October 2019. Hope I can obtain much more this summer plus grow more food than ever.

I Hope to have at least 3 people visit and even help me this summer but will see I guess. There is one guy who likely will read this who told me a couple weeks ago that he would drive me to my mtn retreat whenever I need to go up. He is also in Wyoming and moved here I think, permanently since he bought some land here. He moved out of an eastern state which I won't tell but he can if he wishes to post.

If No one will drive me up in June or so then I might have to take a taxi and that would be expensive and I do not want to hire a taxi. And I do plan to permanently move up to my land but likely only if I get a roof etc. built over my camper trailer which I most likely will, even IF I must build by myself.

Here is the link to the snow survey station that I look at to see the snow depth and temp on my mtn place. My mountain likely gets a few more inches of snow since the snow survey station is half a mile from my land. As this link shows there is around 96 inches / 8 Feet of snowpack still up there> https://wcc.sc.egov.usda.gov/reportG...ue,TOBS::value

More later as things develop. I will at least make a last post in late May...
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I was not going to post much anymore but I just saw this link to many pics and info about a very interesting survival ranch in West Virginia. Hope people can take a very few minutes to look at the pics of this guy and his sorta amazing survival ranch. Sounds better than retreat or BOL I guess. I think he and quite a few live there permanently.

Guess this guy doesn't care about OPSEC and hope he won't have trouble someday soon by posting all of these pics and info. Many over the past 12 years especially on the internet have given me a lot of advice even trouble about my posting so many pics and info. I just share and I also Hope that a Few will even come up to visit. AND I do have more security than probably 99% of everyone. Especially it is very difficult to get up to my land from Nov. to June when the state highway is closed with a locked gate six miles from my land. And with five to ten feet of snowpack every winter.

Anyway, I hope many will look, learn and see if they can also do a Bit of what this guy and also what I have done. I have gotten ridiculed etc. for posting that I own a bunker and a two year supply of food etc. This guy and his friends are doing much more than that!

IF there is anyone in the West Virginia area who knows a lot more about this survival ranch please post...

Here are a few pics from this link since many likely won't take time to click or look at this link >

Title of this article with its many pics >

"Inside the West Virginia 'survival' ranch which has enough food and toilet paper to last 500 people 25 years !"

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/in...=wispr#image=4




This guy's bunker which looks like it is mostly above ground and might not be as large as my 10 x 20 foot x 9 foot deep bunker >



He shows quite a few pics of his guns and maybe someone will ID this gun of his? >



and a good pic of him and some of his stored food. He has many other pics if people click the link I gave earlier.



I also just checked the snow survey station link that I posted in the previous post and it says there is now 114 inches of snowpack and it is still snowing. The snow will melt fairly fast and melt completely by early July at least.

Any comments or questions just ask now and not in late May when I might be very unavailable and beginning by June 15, 2020 at the very latest I will be unavailable. Take care and good luck since most will need luck if they will not or cannot make their own luck.
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