I thought about putting this in pre-planning but I figured that would be like trying to teach a lot of experienced people how to suck eggs. It does make you wonder how some folk have managed to survive so long.
The fellow also doesn’t seem to know how to signal to a helicopter using his arms…
Helicopter saves man after Google Maps drained phone battery… Half way up mountain
"he had to be rescued when his phone ran out of battery."
Presumably he called the emergency services on something other than a phone then?
Why spoil a good story with a factual account!
Maybe he hadn’t installed Google Maps on his spare iPhone so as not to sully it.