The Icarus Effect
Nick Thacker, M. P. MacDougall
Book 1 of a prequel trilogy.
"When tragedy strikes Harvey during a family camping trip, he does the only thing he knows how to do: he runs away.
The Icarus Effect is a coming-of-age story set in the woods and backcountry of the US, following the saga of a young man who just wants to find his place in the world. He's alone, scared, and stubborn."