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A Medford, Massachusetts teen survived two days lost on Sugarloaf Mountain by building himself a snow cave.
Nicholas Joy, 17, went missing on Sunday after he had parted with his father when taking the chairlift to the top of the mountain, reported 7 News.
After skiing down the mountain and reaching the end of the trail, Joy decided to make his way back up the mountain and took it upon himself to take a short cut where he seemed to have lost his way.
Joy has stated that he used survival practices that he had seen on television in order to survive. He built a shelter for himself, used branches for warmth and drank water to keep hydrated from a stream that he had stumbled upon, as stated in Boston.com.
On Tuesday morning, Joy left his shelter to follow the sound of snowmobiles.
He was found by a Massachusetts firefighter and was said to be cold and wet but not suffering from anything detrimental.
Joy has reunited with his family and has been taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, Maine.