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by 70 · March 09, 2014 at 8:50 PM

I just accepted a Wilderness Field Guide position with a company in Utah. This is a dream job for me. Unfortunately, the food provided is your standard backpacking cuisine- ramen, oatmeal, peanut butter, dried meats, dried fruits, nuts, seeds,... (more)

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paint94979 0 · March 09, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Can they not provide Almond butter? I personally wouldn't eat peanut butter again, nasty stuff.

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by 135 · February 21, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I am an avid backcountry hunter. I usually hunt motorless wilderness areas 7-15 miles from the road. I have been strict paleo for 9 months. I went on paleo to lose some weight and feel better but I may have stumbled onto the best diet for... (more)

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Ed_Winmere 0 · February 21, 2012 at 6:55 PM

I feel that my body goes father with less food once I got used to the diet although I have not tried it out as extensively has you have.

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by 2439 · September 23, 2011 at 2:05 PM

Could be a life changing experience. http://teachingdrum.org/ On thread on Reddit right now from someone who worked there. http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/koj6s/i_lived_at_a_wilderness_school_that_taught/ (more)

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Josh_M 0 · September 23, 2011 at 2:05 PM

I would do that without blinking an eye! Would be one hell of a learning experience for sure, the trappings of civilization are easily shed to live as Nature intended.

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by 385 · April 29, 2011 at 10:42 PM

I was wondering if anyone in the Paleo community happens to work as a field guide for a wilderness therapy company. The companies I have looked at are pretty strict with diet (field guides eat what the students eat) and thus eating Paleo would be... (more)

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WayfinderAli 0 · April 29, 2011 at 10:42 PM

You'll have a hard time. I've been working in the field for 6 years and its really hard to stay paleo out there. It takes LOTS of planning and creativity. Me and my boyfriend Tony (known here as StaticEnergy) are both wilderness guides. The food... (more)

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by 22684 · July 07, 2014 at 1:34 PM

What are your favorite resources for learning how to live off the land in the wilderness, trapping, hunting, safe foraging, shelter... Modern caveman camping

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edibleplantguy 0 · July 07, 2014 at 1:34 PM

I advise everyone to be very skeptical about the 'survival TV' franchises for edible plant information. I would be very surprised to find "Surivorman", Les Stroud having an edible plant reference because not only does he fail to find the edibles... (more)