Backcountry Yurt Snow Storm, Three Feet of Snow

Good evening Lloyd,

I hope this message finds you warm and well! I’m sitting here on the North Shore of Lake Superior, where temperatures are dipping to forty below this week!

My wife and I purchased some land this past summer here in Minnesota, and we’re giving it a go. Learning from all of those who’ve inspired the movement for so many years. We put up our yurt right away, and are strategizing the gardens and cabin to come.

We put out a video on our winter setup at the yurt, and your “Small Homes” gets a cameo, as Sam prints a linocut on top. Thanks for all of the inspiration you’ve published and made available for the average folks like our selves. We’re still out there finding our way on the land!

Peace & health
Zach (Payton)

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

One Response to Backcountry Yurt Snow Storm, Three Feet of Snow

  1. We subscribed to your YouTube channel and really love what you’re doing. Love the yurt set up, the stories and linocut art. Very talented! God bless! 🙂

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