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I Want to Live In the Wilderness

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    Am going to live in the mountains,

    in Colorado. Have lived compently off grid before, and have lived in the mountains for 3 months before. This time it will be a perment move, to untouched mountain land, to build a home out of earthbag's, or maybe strawbale. Looking for other like minded people to join me...
    NocturnalJoe NocturnalJoe 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    I think I would miss Xbox live

    and speaking to friends but I think it'd balance out. I've always been a nature person and honestly just getting away from everyone in a cabin in the middle of nowhere where I don't have to worry about seeing people or worry about my mental state and if anyone sees through it...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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    For years I have wanted to sack off society;

    it's broken, every part of modern life is dominated by money. I have written a lot of private stuff on my views and opinions of our modern life (if you'd like a read, drop me an email) I'm happiest whilst embracing the natural beauty of our earth, I'm an experienced bush crafter...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    I want to lead a simple life.

    I don't want to have to worry about bills, or mortgage, or going into debt. I just want to set up a tribe and work for what I need. I've had this dream since I was a child like most of you and plan on leaving within the next year or sooner if possible. I'm unsure of area still...
    Rastaman764 Rastaman764 18-21 5 Responses Apr 27, 2014

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    New year 2015, with the new season looking

    for 2-4 new people to join in wilderness living off grid in Canada upcoming between april and may until october
    druce6776 druce6776 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I want to get a German Shepard

    and go explore the mountains with a group of friends
    JohnDivine JohnDivine 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Who Wants To Come??

    Who's comin with me?? I'm Sawyer, I'm 20. my story is pretty much like everyone else's on here. I'm fed up with society and how the govnmnt is turning everyone into robots and telling us how to live, and no ones doing anything about it. I've lived in the Adirondacks for 3 months...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    I want to let go of living the way society has

    convinced us is the only way or best way to live. I want to be in touch with myself and life as one. I don't want to be attached with all of these strings and I need to embark on a journey, stepping out of my boundaries to experience more of what is out in this beautiful...
    virgohay virgohay 18-21, F 3 Responses May 12, 2014

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    Indian Blankets,in the Daisey fanily the entire

    plant can be eaten.Wild rassberry.You just have to beat the critters to them.The yellow us another daisy.The entire plant can be eaten,Fried,boiled or raw.The white one is Yarrow.Again all edible but has some medical benifits as well One cup of tea made with this = 3 cups of...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2014

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    I want. No need to leave civilisation

    as soon as possible. All this materialism I hate it. Working to get paid to buy useless shite I hate. Working to pay for food isn't how it should be. We are DESIGNED to live in the natural world. And we did for generations. We all need to return it. Any advice tips or company?
    livelovewild livelovewild 16-17, M Jan 8

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    I live in West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom.

    I am currently planning and gearing about for a LONG term survival trip. Go back to how we were MEANT to live. Any advice or company would be gladly accepted :) Love you all fellow EP'ers
    livelovewild livelovewild 16-17, M Jan 3

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    I'd love to just take a month

    and just see if I could do it, to be able to survive and live off the land.. It would be quite the challenge that I'm more than willing to take on!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 3, 2014

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    I would like to meet a girl

    that would go live in Alaskan nature with me
    pearsonvladimir pearsonvladimir 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    An Awakening In Slow Motion: The Story Of My Life

    Hi, my (user)name is Bumz and this here is my story. Having grown up in the countryside, I'm much closer to nature than most people in urban environments. In fact, even for a small town boy I was always close to nature, something I didn't take into consideration when I moved to...
    Bumz Bumz 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    I'm 16 and ever since I was about 7 I've

    dreamed of getting like minded people, ******* off society and living in the wild. A tribe really. Being in the UK makes it very difficult to do this and i really want to do this.... Help?
    livelovewild livelovewild 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    I used to live in Yosemite National Park

    for 2 1/2 years working as a trail guide in summers and front desk for one of hotels in the winters. I also lived one summer in Sequoia National Park as a trail guide. I currently live in the woods of Northern California and I will never live below 4,000ft elevation. I'm spoiled...
    LassieontheLam LassieontheLam 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    I would love to find someone to live in the

    wild with me. I can get along with pretty much anyone. Open minded.Add me if you would want to also.
    QuOnTuM QuOnTuM 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    Morning folks, it was a great 4 months of

    wilderness, and back in town for a a couple months and heading out again in spring, manitoba ontario riverways was fantastic, pitty the snow n ice came, down to 3 members on the next run so got room for 2-3. we might be doing the bc coastline next, still searching for that...
    druce6776 druce6776 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I hop to meat a kinky girl that's bored in bad

    and a little gothok and Romans with candels mosasch and fon do
    josephkeeler josephkeeler 26-30, M Sep 1, 2014

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    it is my dream, i hate citys

    and love the nature. i dont belong here
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    My Experience In The Wilderness

    It was the summer of last year. I decides to try and live in the woods. i went out to my parents 150 acre forest with only a sleeping bag, tarp, matches, a blow dart, and my knife. The first night It was warm so i had no trouble with sleep. I had found a stream but lacked food. I...
    woodsrunner9 woodsrunner9 13-15 3 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    Hey guys, I'm 21 years old male

    and I live in California USA. I always wanted to live in the wilderness. I love God and I want to live around God's creations. I feel that's where we supposed to live. I want to live like an animal. I know there're some group of people who lives in the wilderness like Yanomami...
    kyle1008 kyle1008 22-25, M Oct 23, 2014

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    i am an experienced individual

    who is looking for like minded ppl to start a life living in the wild. my fiancee will be joining me so couples are welcome. i live in manitoba canada atm.
    tobatrapper89 tobatrapper89 22-25, M Nov 4, 2014

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    In a couple years I plan to leave& truly live

    in the wilderness. Can anyone just tell me if they know where any "communities of people living in the wilderness are? I don't want to be alone. I want to be w/ others (: Thank you!
    Britiz Britiz 70+, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    My Supplies

    My supplies that i have packed and ready for my adventures are: •a sleeping bag (quest eagles peak mummy 30°, 29in.W x 88in.H, green, 2lbs.) I also have an extra sleeping bag for anyone coming along if they don't have one •a tent, blue/orange(rain fly is orange) 7' long, 7...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    I have always dreamed of living in the

    wilderness, not just off the land but with the land. I have always wanted to someone who understood this about me, and wanted to learn survival and primitive skills with me. Its been hard to find others though and it is annoying that the closest true and undisturbed natural area...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 8, 2014

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    Planning To Live In The Wild

    I am planning to live in the wild as soon as a graduate high school which is in a couple of months. I am not running away nor nothing like that I just want to experience this journey. I know its time for me to do this and mother earth gave me her acceptance and I have seen my...
    tribaljay tribaljay 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    Well. After an awful fortnight in KnoyDart in

    Scotland. Torrential rain kept me confined to my Wikiup. And thus forced me to slowly chew away at my food reserves. Hunting and gathering was impossible. I started this trip weighing 10 stone 3lbs... I now weigh 6stone 3lbs..... Fun....
    livelovewild livelovewild 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Washington Wilderness

    My name is Shawn. I am from Upstate New York, but recently moved to the state of Washington. I am 25, and US Army veteran with Native American bloodlines. My hopes and dreams constantly lead me to living life on the land. My hopes are for a perma-community based here in...
    swill32 swill32 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    In need of a group.

    In 1 year I plan to leave civilization. However I need a group willing to join me. I would like to establish a tribe deep in the wilderness, but have no group to plan out the details with. If you're interested message me or comment.
    Rastaman764 Rastaman764 18-21 5 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Live in Scotland but want to go live in the

    wild! Scotland's good for this this but just to small really. Have been thinking about America but not sure what to do really. Any one else want to do this? Plus any advice or ideas would great.
    hammy1990 hammy1990 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Yes I do, I love people

    but too much is just too much, they say sharing is caring but I don't firmly believe this not with how many people there are. I am more of an intimate individual and with too many people is just too much for me, it gets overwhelming, I am fine with a whole lot of animals I...
    saintargentina saintargentina 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    I don't know why I won't just leave

    and go live in the woods for a few weeks. Its better than wasting away here.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    I'm planning a move into the untouched

    and very isolated wilderness in the heart of Idaho. I've spent hours scouring on the internet for places where I will not encounter anybody. And I've found it. I have no date yet. Right now it's an idea, although I have almost all the supplies ready to go. I want to build a hut...
    Mattgreider Mattgreider 22-25 7 Responses Jan 24, 2014

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    Sadly living in Yorkshire.

    England provides little chance for this. :(
    livelovewild livelovewild 16-17, M Jan 4

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    I'm making plans to build a self sufficient

    village in the wilderness. I have a piece of land by a stream in Alabama picked out already. I'm looking for like minded people who could be productive members of a group like this. Let me know if your interested.
    readytoprimitive readytoprimitive 18-21 1 Response Jan 6

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    Wild-Ranger Fully Prepared, Looking To Join Or Be Joined Offering Wild Living In Less Than A Week Or Studying Other Projects

    Hi, my name is Alakyen, and I am currently looking for like-minded people to create a project, looking for people who hate this society with all that entails, who wants to live in harmony with nature and make this world a better place. Living a life based on feelings and ideals...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    I Want To Live In Wilderness With Nature

    i put an effort to find this group of people, because i really need this. i never really met a person that want to live in the wilderness. many people weat to live in harmony with nature but i want to do that in wilderness. i imagine that in some forest with some shelter maybe...
    marttina marttina 26-30, F 61 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    I've always thought of just hiking Into the

    woods and liveing there getting away from the life I'm liveing not happy liveing paycheck to paycheck sitting on my sofa playing video games to escape my life I'm trying to escape this messed up world olny problem is people need people to live we are social people if u were to...
    lonewolf8422 lonewolf8422 26-30, M Jul 9, 2014

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    Basically what I want to do is set up an

    organisation that promotes and makes it a reality for people to live in the wild. Hunter-gatherer style. A way of life that doesn't harm the environment but also a life that in my opinion will solve most of humanities problems - everything from depression to overpopulation. I...
    Christianmckenna Christianmckenna 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2014

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    Why I Want To Travel

    It all started one Christmas morning my eighth grade year. There was a giant rectangular box under our tree and I had no idea what it was. I craved to open it first but my father insisted that I open the smaller ones and save the mystery box for last. I tore through the smaller...
    Vagabond67 Vagabond67 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Leaving Everything Behind

    So, here's the thing. I am done with everything this country has to offer. We are turning into lazy, fat, dumb people who just go with anything the government is doing. I want to leave the united states. Go Canada. Boreal Forest. Somewhere with plenty of forest to roam around...
    Vahtii Vahtii 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Looking For A Person(S) To Join Me In A Wilderness Living Adventure

    Hello, my name is michael and i have been planning on living entirely off the land for some time now. Alot of research and skill training where necessary but i feel i am capable to succeed. i am looking for someone to join me in this adventure. most of the people i know would...
    jointheadventure jointheadventure 22-25 8 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    I'm No Sheep!

    So this is where im at…….Im sick of living life the way im suppose to, the way we have been programmed to. Why do we need to spend 50% of our day working or travelling to work, then most of our free time recovering to be ready to go back to work. Well so we can buy food and...
    Parris78 Parris78 31-35 4 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    The happiest times for me is

    when I'm in Nature.. I get so depressed in this society with all the people & I just want to pack up, run away into the wilderness & build a new life!
    dollghost dollghost 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    No one is ever going to take me serious on this

    as I am only a sixteen year old girl, but I want to leave. Not right now of course, i wouldn't want to leave my parents behind, never mind the child services that would drag me right back and the fact that the law here requires me to attend school. But one day I want to leave...
    Codafox Codafox 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    I'm Ready

      I've been wanting to do this since I was a kid.  My father owns 20 acres of wooded land in the adirondack mountains and I've been hunting and fishing there since i was 7.   Whenever I go up there is when I truly feel alive.  I belong in the...
    jangelo02 jangelo02 26-30 7 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Who's Ready To Live In Nature?

    I'm tired off all the talk and no action. I'm going to make a twitter account or a blog/forum.. Its going to take some time and effort to gather supplies and pick a destination to move too but I'm going to do it even by myself if I must.. Id like to find other people with...
    AryaKatana AryaKatana 31-35, F 25 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    Everyday I think about giving in more

    and more. Things seem to get worse daily around the world. The environment is falling apart, and I don't know if there will be a wilderness left to live in. If any of us truly want to do it the best time would be now.
    Rastaman764 Rastaman764 18-21 Jul 17, 2014

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    I Want To Create A Tribe, Like A Wild Wolf Pack.

    Three years ago, i said to hell with life as i knew it and left. i had a back pack, and i hitch hiked out of my homestate of utah. since then i have lived in the woods of an indian reservation, lived at a perma - culture site in the deseret, lived homeless on the beach, lived in...
    benbingham benbingham 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    When I was in middle school,

    I started to learn more and more about survival in nature, as well as survival in the modern world. This modern world with all its generalizations and power trips and so on and so forth...I don't really think it's for me. Up until 2010 I learned everything I thought I might...
    EagleFaulkner EagleFaulkner 18-21 Dec 1, 2014

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