A resident out in the wilderness
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BBC Pop Up: What people love - and miss - living in the wilderness

The BBC Pop Up team has already reported on the struggles facing city residents in Boulder, Colorado, where the cost of living is skyrocketing.

Now the team presents the other extreme - residents who have left modern pressures to live in two remote villages, Ward and Nederland, high up in the Rocky Mountains.

We all dream from time to time of escaping it all and heading for the hills, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

Lindle Markwell, Matt Danzico and Benjamin Zand from our mobile bureau discover what people love - and what they miss - now they are living off the grid.

You can find out more about the BBC Pop Up project here and also check out the team's behind-the-scenes Tumblr blog.

  • 19 Sep 2014
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