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I've done some stupid things in the outdoors before, but hiking alone in a canyon, really not that bright. I have to say however that this guy must have bowling balls for cajones. How did he manage to cut through the bone with a pocket knife without going into shock? Amazing
I wouldn't try climbing alone, but I often hike alone. If you know what you are doing, you can go off into the backcountry with less reason to be concerned than some wanna-be on a trail in a state park.
A couple weeks ago I made my own temporary tooth filling, but I am not about to start amputating anything larger than a toenail.