Hiker missing for 47 days in the Himalayas found alive

A Taiwanese hiker who was missing for 47 days has finally been found.

Liang Sheng-yueh, 21 years old, and his 18-year-old girlfriend, Liu Chen-chun, started hiking Nepal's Himalayan mountains on March 9.

A snowstorm made them lose their bearings and they were forced to take shelter in a small cave.

According to CNN, the couple survived for days by eating salt and melted snow once their food ran out. Tragically, three days before being rescued, Chen-chun died.

Sheng-yueh and his girlfriend's body were airlifted to the Grande International hospital in Kathmandu.

Liang and his girlfriend's body were airlifted to the Grande International hospital in Kathmandu.

The hospital's medical director told CNN that Liang is physically doing well but struggling psychologically.

The hospital's medical director told CNN Liang is alright physically but that he "was not very stable psychologically."

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