My plan was to “rough it” and spend 2 weeks at the base of the mountains living off the land.
This is something I prefer to do every few years, just to get in touch with our roots and remember what life is all about.
I have a small cabin, with the necessities of life, however nothing extra. When I stay here I split our own wood, carry our own water, and find our own food, then last year I had a bit of a rough time, because Winter came early and a rockslide closed down the only road out of here. I spent 2 weeks living in that cabin, providing our own heating and living off the land for food. The condo had no electricity, so a small gas furnace in the center of the room is the only source of heating that I have. This means that during the Winter weeks the gas furnace needs to be burning basically 24/7, because when it goes out even for a few hours the temps inside the condo plummet. It is a wood burning gas furnace that can also use natural gas (except that I don’t have any natural gas), so every day I have to split more wood. As it stands I have enough firewood to last for more than two weeks, however unless I am sick or injured I cut more every day. The gas furnace is the difference between life and death, so cutting firewood isn’t something I do “when I feel prefer it” it’s something I do every day! You can never have enough firewood.