Lost Teen Skier Survives by Building Snow Cave, Learned from “Man vs. Wild”

Seventeen-year-old Nicholas Joy was reported missing for nearly 48 hours in the mountains of Maine’s Sugarloaf Ski Resort. According to WHDH, the teen was on a skiing trip with his father and got lost after the two took different paths. Joy had planned to meet up with his father in the parking lot but became disoriented and had ended up nearly four miles from the ski resort.

Shortly after he went missing, the warden service and resort ski patrol mounted a search of the surrounding area on skis, snowshoes and snowmobiles until high winds and snow temporary delayed the search. Joy however, roughed it out and seemed to be none the worse for wear…

Read full story here

Source: Outdoor Hub

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>