This is fascinating, what tails this man must have.

Talk about living off the grid. About 25 years ago, Mick Dodge shed his shoes, grew his beard, and left modern civilization (and a family) to live alone in the Pacific Northwest's Hoh rain forest. But he's not a total isolationist; he's dialed into a community of mountain dwellers and agreed (although it took convincing) to be the subject of National Geographic Channel's series "The Legend of Mick Dodge,"
full interview:

He lives in a tree, doesn't wear shoes, and brushes his teeth with a pinecone | MNN - Mother Nature Network