Imagine spending thirty years alone in the mountains of Alaska living in a log cabin built completely by hand. Even his tools were fashioned by hand. With hand made tools and an unrelenting desire to live free and un-caged, Dick set out to build himself a home along the shores of Twin Lakes, Alaska in
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Proenneke hunted, fished, raised and gathered his own food, and also had supplies flown in occasionally. He documented his activities in journals and on film, and also recorded valuable meteorological and natural data. The journals and film were later used by others to write books and produce documentaries about his time in the wilderness.
An Alaskan Odysseybased on Proenneke's journals and photography. National Park Service. Proenneke remained at Twin Lakes for the next sixteen months when he left to go home for a time to visit relatives and secure more supplies.
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Proenneke hunted, fished, raised and gathered his own food, and also had supplies flown in occasionally. He documented his activities in journals and on film, and also recorded valuable meteorological and natural data. His parents married in lateor earlyand had three daughters and three sons: Robert, Helen, Lorene, Richard DickFlorence, and Raymond Jake. The year of Proenneke's birth is often given asbut social security and census records note he was born in Primrose, Harrison Township, Lee County, Iowaon May 4,