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Melissa Anderson – July 2003

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

I was sharing the role of “camp cook” for a group of women on a horseback trail ride in the high country of Western Wyoming. The ages of the women ranged from 18 to 60. Unfortunately, the organizer and leader of the trip had not asked the women to fill out health forms. A major […]

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Duane Hockett – February 2006

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

Dear Peter, I went to one of your survival shows in Monroe, Washington and learned a lot of valuable things. I put some cotton balls covered with Petroleum Jelly in a medicine bottle and put them in my hunting day pack. While hunting elk in September archery season with my partner I sat in the […]

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Roy L. Allen – Oct 2004

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

Sam and I went elk and deer hunting off the SW coast of Washington near the mouth of the Columbia River. Sam borrowed his father-in-laws 20 foot cabin cruiser. Our plan was to live off the boat and shuttle back and forth in my 10.5 foot long inflatable dory using oars. The area surrounding the […]

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Bob Jones

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

The following story was related to me in Portland, Oregon at the conclusion of a seminar I was giving at the Oregon Sportsmen’s Show. The individual involved preferred to remain anonymous so I have used the name “Bob Jones.” Twenty eight year old Bob Jones was hunting elk in Oregon. Several feet of snow covered […]

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Cathy Jacob – June 2005

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

This story was emailed to me several weeks after the incident occurred. Dear Peter, I took two of your classes several years ago with the Wilderness Medical Society in Snowmass CO. (My husband is the doctor). On June 12th I went to the Artic National Refuge in northern Alaska for a 2 week rafting trip […]

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Edward Scullywest Sept 27, 2004

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

Dear Peter, It was nice to meet you at the Evergreen Sportsmen show. Thanks for the book. Here’s my tale, I hope it’s entertaining. I went to the Rocky Mountain Elk seminar in Portland Oregon sometime in the early 1990’s. I have always had an interest in survival and practice and teach various aspects of […]

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