You Will Never Believe These Bizarre Truth Of 40 Years Alone In The Woods

Welcome to Gothic, Colorado—one of the coldest places in the United States. This ghost town has been abandoned since the 1920s, but there is at least one person who still calls it home. For more than 40 years, current resident billy barr has lived in a small cabin, recording data about the snowpack to pass the time. In this short film, Morgan Heim of Day’s Edge Productions profiles the legendary local who inadvertently provided scientists with a treasure trove of climate change data.

Have you ever wondered if you watch the snow long enough what stories at mitel there is someone who has done it you mean hopefully bar I felt small GI wide will be arr some people call him the snail Guardian you live in a cabin out in the woods

picture this it’s a snowy day starting cold and you make a fire and you’re sitting by the fire and you’re reading with cup of tea and it goes on from notes he lives alone in his house he helped build

here he goes and started as an effective Pat collection blogs cricket and drinking the Hollywood every couple heat he fast into the nearest house why he’s been doing this for more than forty winters Billy does a little more than

just read and drink p for the 40 winter aaliyah’s kept meticulous records now in his little part of the world what it says every situation 78 10,000 that the January truly loving people to create think he is 41 1997 one-half inch you

know usually drove me around and inside the shack in the birds were back i lived in an 8 by 10 foot old shack at no electricity no water myself till the main 3i interactions with was the weather in the animals so i started

including things just because it was so good I had nothing to prove no goals do anything actually a research lab one look at it and then once he started looking at it scientifically then all of

a sudden like a decade’s worth of data being used for my usually awesome we have panic every day twice a day all wrong keep going until the show is called if it’s so does cord that you matter with

the trends i see is that we’re getting a permanent snow pack later and we get to bare ground sooner we’ll have years whether it was a lot of snow on the ground and then we lost no sooner than yours had a lot less notice because it’s

all over you in a normal winter you’d expect to have 425 record-high temperatures last year really reported 36 not only as a warmer will didn’t load the story soon as he gets off the roof adults like that you’re talking about

the snowpack the waters supply the notion of Southwest I’m not real hopeful just because I don’t know how you first something like that [Music] and release Colorado behind million

parts one last bit of advice but it’s like anything else you heard learned to ski to get around i learned how to ski that is so i would fall down all over a period of time I kind of learned how to survive in this environment actually

learning to solve our most important thing you can a false it a lot easier following your button in the face [Music]

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