Paradise Below Zero: The Classic Guide to Winter Camping (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book Series). Calvin Rutstrum. from: N/A. Calvin Rutstrum was born on Oct. 26, in Hobart, Indiana. He came to Minnesota with his parents, settling in St. Paul in In his early. Calvin Rutstrum Biography – – Calvin Rutstrum Biography and List of Works – Calvin Rutstrum Calvin Rutstrum Is the author of books such as Back Country.

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As recreational use of wilderness areas began to rapidly grow, Rutstrum’s writings were in the middle of it. We have retained much of the picturesque quality of the early cabins and some of their structural principles.

Only 3 left in stock – order soon. At the same young age he also sought to maximize his time exploring and playing in his neighborhood’s hardwood forest.

Calvin Rutstrum Books – Biography and List of Works – Author of ‘Back Country’

These combined with his expertise in wilderness living and travel, including in harsh conditions as well as his wilderness philosophies and experiences.


Your Virtual Cemeteries Select to include on a virtual cemetery: His father died of pneumonia when he was about three years old.

Posted by Dick Persson at Croix home and a New Mexico ranch home. This book is a near-duplicate of Challenge of the Wilderness.

The Wilderness Life

He published his 15th book in “Back Country”. Rutstrum dropped out of school in the seventh grade at age This was a publisher-requested rewrite of his previous books to become his first general market publication. Size exceeded You may not upload any more photos to this memorial “Not a photo” Uploading In the process he reveals many adventures, including his first trek into the deep Canadian wilderness, a journey by dogsled to bring out a human body, and a rescue mission to save two lost, inexperienced campers.

His first book was Way of the Wilderness illustrated by Les Kouba. Olson, he and other conservationists campaigned successfully to restrict airplane travel across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota in the s. A classic – Old Town Charles River wood canvas canoe.

His first book Way of the Wilderness was published in Later he made money by buying and selling land. Photos larger than 8. The Burleigh Falls cedar-strip canoe is now almost finished. The Outdoor Book Club immediately ordered 52, copies. Found more than one record for entered Email. You can still file a request but no one will be notified.


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A memorial can have a maximum of 20 photos from all contributors. At age 16, after aquiring the necessary equipment, he traveled to Montana where he spent the summers riding fence at a ranch and the winters living in a log cabin in the mountains.

They lived there part-time for 7 years in the early s. Hiking back to health. It was republished with very few changes as A Wilderness Autobiography in During his lifetime, Rutstrum built several cabins. Photos For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab.