Awesome story! I read an article elsewhere but nothing so thorough. Sounds like overall he was very very prepared! But he had all his eggs in one basket, so to speak. It would have been wise to have a bit of stuff stashed in the little shed he had. Still he did great to keep going til air rescue arrived. He's lucky he wasn't a hermit! Once his family didn't hear from him for a while it sounds like he knew he just had to hunker down and wait.

Thanks for posting this, ASKAR!
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