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14 Years Living Off-Grid in a Yurt – Man Shares Real Life Experience

14 years ago, David quit his job at a Toronto brokerage firm and retreated to the land where he grew up to live in his 24-foot yurt full-time and fully off-grid.

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He has a rainwater catchment system and a hand pump for his water, solar panels and a wind turbine for power, a woodstove for heat, and a urine diverting toilet and mini bathtub in his bathroom.

But he also has a couple of modern conveniences like WiFi and a propane hot water heater.

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In this video, David shares why he chose this lifestyle, some of the ups and downs he’s experienced along the way, and how he earns money as a multi-day canoe tripping guide and outfitter./Exploring Alternatives