A Tennessee teenager wandered out of the woods Tuesday after spending 11 days lost in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Austin Bohanan, 18, was hiking with his stepfather when the pair became separated on Aug. 11.
Search crews, including canine units, boat operations, aerial and ground crews, began looking for him on Sunday, Aug. 13, when he was reported missing.
Bohanan told park rangers that he attempted to call for help after he became separated from his stepfather.
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He climbed to the top of a ridge in the Shop Creek area of the park and tried to call his mother — but repeated calls to her failed to connect.
Bohanan then tried to make his way out of the woods by following two different creeks in both directions for days, Park …