After 75 Years, the Mystery of Young Nature Writer Everett Ruess Has Likely Been Solved

Tucson Weekly | August 12, 2009
Everett was last seen by a sheepherder near Escalante, Utah, on Nov. 19, 1934. Four months later, his burros were found southeast of Escalante in Davis Gulch, and in a nearby cave, where the wanderer made his last camp, searchers found his footprints and discarded food cans. But Everett himself had vanished. He was 20.

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