There's a bright future in the past, whether your interest is the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, or just spending time at the genealogy library. In fact, a growing number of people seem to be finding their "family" a long ways from home.

In this Outdoor Idaho special, we travel to Rabbitstick, the largest gathering of primitive technologists in the country. The Society for Creative Anachronism allows us to tape a solemn knighting ceremony near Idaho Falls. And we're there as Oregon Trail re-enactors pour into the Snake River near Three Island Crossing, the site of frequent horse drownings.

"Back to the Past" explores the fascination of dressing in the costumes of a by-gone era, learning arcane skills, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring buildings and producing heirloom seeds.