"I think the fact that he focused on just hunkering down, settling in and staying sheltered, regardless of whether he’s ever done it before, he was getting himself into a better situation. And maybe more important, he picked a project to work on that caused him not to basically wander further and farther off and freak out."ADDED: I don't know what TV show he watched, but for future reference, here's how to build a quinzhee:
March 6, 2013
"Nicholas Joy... told his rescuers he learned how to build the shelter from watching a survival show on TV."