Photographs: Everett Ruess, in a previously unpublished 1933 portait by Dorothea Lange. Utah's Comb Ridge; Denny Bellson and Daisy Johnson; archaeologist Ron Maldonado by Dawn Kish (3).
At 1 p.m. EST today, during a press conference with reporters from Newsweek, the New York Times, the L.A. Times, and others, ADVENTURE announced some thrilling news. After a yearlong investigation by NGA contributing editor David Roberts, DNA tests have confirmed that a body found in the Utah desert is, indeed, that of famed explorer and artist Everett Ruess, solving a mystery that has baffled law enforcement for more than 75 years.
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