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9th Mar '16 1:24:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* Singer/songwriter JonathanCoulton (who wrote "[[VideoGame/{{Portal}} Still Alive]]") bases his image around one of these. He has a [[NiceHat coonskin cap]] and everything.
* Lots of newer indie folk artists in general lean towards this look (the male ones, at least). See Devendra Banhart, BonIver, FleetFoxes and Iron and Wine for a few examples.

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* Singer/songwriter JonathanCoulton Music/JonathanCoulton (who wrote "[[VideoGame/{{Portal}} Still Alive]]") bases his image around one of these. He has a [[NiceHat coonskin cap]] and everything.
* Lots of newer indie folk artists in general lean towards this look (the male ones, at least). See Devendra Banhart, BonIver, FleetFoxes Music/BonIver, Music/FleetFoxes and Iron and Wine for a few examples.



* ''PunchOut'''s [[BoisterousBruiser Bear]] [[CanadaEh Hugger]] probably qualifies, but he isn't the enemy of the grizzly bear. He ''befriends'' 'em.

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* ''PunchOut'''s ''VideoGame/PunchOut'''s [[BoisterousBruiser Bear]] [[CanadaEh Hugger]] probably qualifies, but he isn't the enemy of the grizzly bear. He ''befriends'' 'em.
31st Dec '15 8:15:50 PM Prfnoff
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* The poetry of Robert W. Service features many of these. You'll probably only recognize [[http://wordinfo.info/unit/2640?letter=C The Cremation of Sam McGee]]

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* The poetry of Robert W. Service Creator/RobertWService features many of these. You'll probably only recognize [[http://wordinfo.info/unit/2640?letter=C The Cremation of Sam McGee]]


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* Parodied in ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' with "Seymour Frishberg: Accountant of the Wild Frontier," who totes his briefcase up mountain ridges.
10th Sep '15 4:06:46 PM KevinKlawitter
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* Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio plays legendary mountain man UsefulNotes/HughGlass in ''Film/TheRevenant'', about how Glass was mauled by a bear, before miraculously recovering and seeking revenge on those who left him for dead.
11th Aug '15 5:19:23 AM Morgenthaler
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-->'''Del Gue''', ''JeremiahJohnson''

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-->'''Del Gue''', ''JeremiahJohnson''
''Film/JeremiahJohnson''



* Jeremiah from ''GrizzlyMountain'' and ''Escape From Grizzly Mountain''. In these movies, Jeremiah is actually friendly with a bear -- who he called Jack. In the latter, he helps a [[TimeTravel future boy]] rescue a bear from his abusive owners.

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* Jeremiah from ''GrizzlyMountain'' ''Film/GrizzlyMountain'' and ''Escape From Grizzly Mountain''. In these movies, Jeremiah is actually friendly with a bear -- who he called Jack. In the latter, he helps a [[TimeTravel future boy]] rescue a bear from his abusive owners.



* Brad Pitt's character in ''LegendsOfTheFall'' seems to become this at the end.
* The [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment Bear Man]] from the new version of ''TrueGrit''.

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* Brad Pitt's character in ''LegendsOfTheFall'' ''Film/LegendsOfTheFall'' seems to become this at the end.
* The [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment Bear Man]] from the new version of ''TrueGrit''.
''Film/TrueGrit''.



* Discussed in ''TheAreasOfMyExpertise''.

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* Discussed in ''TheAreasOfMyExpertise''.''Literature/TheAreasOfMyExpertise''.
19th Jul '15 3:34:28 PM ragnarok235
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* Non-American example, but [[UsefulNotes/NepaliWithNastyKnives the Gurkhas]]. The ultimate men from the ultimate mountains.
19th Jul '15 12:03:06 PM BattleMaster
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* Creator/AlanDeanFoster wrote a series of short stories about [[NamesToRunAwayFrom Mad Amos]] Malone, a GeniusBruiser mountain man who wandered the west from Colorado to ''Hawaii'' and had a variety of supernatural adventures (fighting a Chinese dragon that was robbing stagecoaches, challenging an malevolent spirit to an insult contest, protecting an IndianBurialGround from railroad developers, etc) with his CoolHorse, Worthless (1/4 Clydesdale, 1/4 Arabian, 1/4 Mustang, 1/4 Unicorn).
22nd Jun '15 4:33:41 PM randomsurfer
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* In the ''Series/KungFu'' two part episode "Beseiged" we meet Tamo, a Chinese mountain man who lives on Cold Mountain. He's in his mid-70s and can still kick most people's ass.
* On ''Series/NorthernExposure'' a recurring character is Walt, a trapper in his mid 60s who becomes a love interest for local shopkeeper Ruth-Anne.
22nd May '15 11:16:39 PM foxley
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* Creator/BillBryson's ''A Walk In The Woods'' begins with the author detailling how his wish to become more of an outdoorsman led to him setting out to hike the Appalachian Trail.

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* Creator/BillBryson's ''A Walk In The Woods'' begins with the author detailling detailing how his wish to become more of an outdoorsman led to him setting out to hike the Appalachian Trail.




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* In the ''Series/FrontierCircus'' episode "The Shaggy Kings", Ben and Tony team up with a group of buffalo hunters. This includes an old mountain man named Tiber who laments how the West has changed since he first arrived.
15th May '15 5:09:43 AM ShoolLion
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They are often shown alternating between fighting, and hanging out with the local natives, sometimes doing both at the same time with two different tribes. Their other common enemy is the grizzly bear, and they are often shown killing them in hand to hand combat.

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They are often shown alternating between fighting, fighting and hanging out with the local natives, sometimes doing both at the same time with two different tribes. Their other common enemy is the grizzly bear, and they are often shown killing them in hand to hand combat.
7th Apr '15 6:57:51 PM nombretomado
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* Joe Crane from ''Series/TheSagaOfAndyBurnett'' from ''{{Disneyland}}'' (who also appeared in a few episodes Disney's ''Series/{{Zorro}}'' TV series).

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* Joe Crane from ''Series/TheSagaOfAndyBurnett'' from ''{{Disneyland}}'' ''[[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Disneyland]]'' (who also appeared in a few episodes Disney's ''Series/{{Zorro}}'' TV series).
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