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Panoramas of Dick Proenneke's Cabin
This page was last edited on 7 June , at This ensured that fruits and perishables could be stored for prolonged periods in the cool earth yet still be accessible when the winter months froze the ground above them. Richard Louis "Dick" Proenneke May 4, — April 20, was a self-educated naturalist who lived alone for nearly thirty years in the mountains of Alaska in a log cabin he had constructed by hand near the shore of Twin Lakes. He made a film record of his solitary life which was later recut and made into the documentary Alone in the Wilderness. They just worked on my senses. Photo courtesy of Raymond Proenneke. A master craftsman dedicated to living simply on the land, he used local materials, simple tools, and human ingenuity to craft a home and life in keeping with the wilderness.
Alone in the Wilderness, the story of Dick Proenneke, by Bob Swerer Productions
He saw his correspondence, films, and journals as a way to share a life untethered to the commercial world. The journal entries overlap those in Sam Keith's edited collection of some of Proenneke's journals, One Man's Wilderness: It follows Proenneke's life as he builds a cabin from the surrounding natural resources and includes his film footage and narration of wildlife, weather, and the natural scenery while he goes about his daily routine over the course of the winter months. Info Alerts Maps Calendar Reserve.
Richard L. Proenneke
Description: Alone in the Wilderness: He used metal containers for food storage: He spent close to two years at Pearl Harbor and was later stationed in San Francisco waiting to join a new ship assignment. Despite his remote location and fierce independence, Dick was not a hermit; he maintained friendships and wrote back to anyone who sent him a letter. In , Keith published the book One Man's Wilderness: