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    Life below zero

    Loving this show!
    On most nights , on UK freeview 42 ( travel channel) or Nat Geo.
    Is anyone here watching it?
    Quite a few of Ray Mears old shows too on this channel ...
    We don't watch much TV , kids do sometimes...
    But I do like this channel.
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    Last edited by Woody; 24-04-2016 at 10:29 PM.

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    I've been watching it too actually. Really entertaining

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    I've watched it but can't believe just how dependent they are on petrol, no petrol = no chain saws/4x4's/ boats/skidoos/light/heating et al.

    'Alone' season 2 is out, first season was bad enough so I'll give it a miss.
    Richard
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    Quote Originally Posted by rik_uk3 View Post
    I've watched it but can't believe just how dependent they are on petrol, no petrol = no chain saws/4x4's/ boats/skidoos/light/heating et al.
    Very true actually, hadn't thought about it like that.
    There is that geezer however, the one that lives out on his own..
    The only mechanised thing he owns is his rifle and that crank hand operated washing machine....
    No petrol there... Axes , saws and knives.
    All heating from wood... Light from home made candles out of caribou fat and jute/twine or some natural cordage material...
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    The truth of the matter is, so are we unfortunately. (Petrol/diesel dependent).
    No petrol/diesel = no car, no food on supermarket shelves, quickly ensued by panic buying, animosity, riots and God knows what else..
    I do feel however that they are much better prepared and self reliant than most of us here, at least their environment is ...
    You have to admire the Hailstone family ( lady Eskimo family ) and how the Innuit tradition is being passed on to their young uns... At least on camera ( says my cynical alter ego)..




    Never seen "Alone" , is it rubbish then? Fake?
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    hello,
    I've been following Life Below Zero (Travel Channel 42). Aye Sue Aikens I've chatted online with Sue. The coldest I've experienced is minus -33 to minus -34C. The next time you complain about the cold just think about Life Below Zero..
    Regards
    David

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    Quote Originally Posted by David_JAFO View Post
    hello,
    I've been following Life Below Zero (Travel Channel 42). Aye Sue Aikens I've chatted online with Sue. The coldest I've experienced is minus -33 to minus -34C. The next time you complain about the cold just think about Life Below Zero..
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    David
    Wow, thats cool...that Sue lady is a tough cookie.
    Even after the grizzly bear attack she went back there and not only stayed and worked there , she bought the place!!!
    Tough nuts !
    Last edited by Woody; 26-04-2016 at 04:33 PM.

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    hello,
    It's nearly life below zero up here just now snow & hail showers since 1:00pm & more to come brrr..
    Regards
    David

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    Life below zero, great insight as to how people have and can learn to live and thrive in the colder parts, I'm watching and reading lots of cold stuff in readiness for an Arctic camp in Jan / Feb

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    Quote Originally Posted by David_JAFO View Post
    hello,
    I've been following Life Below Zero (Travel Channel 42). Aye Sue Aikens I've chatted online with Sue. The coldest I've experienced is minus -33 to minus -34C. The next time you complain about the cold just think about Life Below Zero..
    Regards
    David
    I've wondered if any of these guys / girls are online seeing as how so many have internet, any clues ?

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