Feral, Thieving Mountain Men Keep Emerging from America's Woods, Unwillingly

Caity Weaver · 04/10/13 04:44PM

Early last week, authorities in Utah arrested Troy Knapp, the notorious "Mountain Man" outlaw who had been robbing and defacing cabins in the southern portion of the state for nearly a decade. Two days later, officers from the Maine Warden Service arrested a legend known to locals as "the backpack burglar," who had been living alone deep in the woods of Central Maine, burglarizing camps for 27 years.

'Mountain Man' Kidnapper Is Ready to Be Paroled, Thanks

Louis Peitzman · 04/14/12 04:45PM

In 1984, "mountain man" Don Nichols kidnapped professional athlete Kari Swenson, accidentally shot her, left her wounded, and escaped into the woods where he escaped law enforcement for five months. Anyway, he's up for parole again.