Mountain Men (films to see)

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Some of those mountain men were tough, eg Hugh Glass. There is an excellent 1971 movie loosely based on his life, ‘Man in the Wilderness’…terribly wounded in an attack by a grizzly, he nonetheless survived and made his way back 200 miles to ‘civilisation’:

Now remade as The Revenant – but nowhere near as good.

Also ‘Jeremiah Johnson’ another of my favourite movies;  The Mountain Men 1980, Death Hunt 1981, Daniel Boone 1936…

The ‘Mad Trapper of Rat River’ aka Albert Johnson still presents an interesting mystery:

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