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I think Eric wrote books about his hikes, you may be able to get them used.
Of course, no one believes him! Twenty days without a resupply, on the AT?
I also find that hard to believe.
In a message dated 10/24/2002 7:05:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> This first story sucked me in it was so interesting. Eric Ryback hiked
> the AT SOBO in June 14, thru September 3, 1969. After his hike he finished
> his senior year of High School. He used only 5 food drops carrying as much
> as 20 days food at a time.
> In 1970 Eric completed the PCT and was the first one to hike it end to
> end and so was also the first to hike the AT and PCT. In 1972 Eric and his
> Brother Tim scouted a possible CDT route. Pretty cool stuff :-)