Boy survives 29 hours in wilderness

Play the video to find out how far away he was when found

(KSL) A 10-year-old Utah boy is back with his family after spending 29 hours lost and alone in the High Uintas wilderness.

Instead of panicking when he was separated from his family, 10-year-old Malachi Bradley immediately began trying to keep himself fed, hydrated and close to a fire.

After spending parts of Sunday fishing for food and using his jacket as a water filter, the young boy tried his hand at a makeshift shelter to shield him from the elements when nightfall came.

“There’s just a ton of giant rocks, so I hid between four of them so the wind wouldn’t hit me too much,” Malachi told reporters shortly after he was found safe Monday afternoon.

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