Discovery - Man vs. Wild - Season 01
Learn life-saving survival skills in some of the toughest, most treacherous environments on the Earth with a man no stranger to extremes, Bear Grylls. Drawing upon all his experiences as a soldier, mountaineer and seasoned adventurer, watch as Bear strands himself in popular wilderness destinations. Armed with a few supplies and the clothes on his back, see how he claws his way back to civilization while demonstrating survival techniques along the way.
Alaskan Mountain Range
The Alaskan Mountain Range is home to many a skiing accident where many lives are lost each year. Bear heads up there to show how it's possible to survive the cold climate if you get into trouble. With
the elements and the environment against him, this will be one of his most difficult challenges yet.
Bear shows us how to survive in the unknowingly dangerous mountain range which has left many people stranded over the years. With an good knowledge of how the Indians used to live and survive he takes on the challenge of the three different terrains that Nevada has to offer.
African Savanna – Kenya
Bear travels to Kenya which is one of the few places in the world where you become the hunted rather than the hunter. Bear talks about how to get to your destination using just the stars, and he has to deal with a vast array of deadly creatures that inhabit such a barren environments.
Considering how popular a destination the Alps are, it's a dangerous place for a tourist if you have an accident. Bear shows us how easy it is to survive if you know what you are doing, whether it's making
a temporary shelter, or finding sustenance to keep yourself alive.
Bear heads to a completely new environment where over 60 people are lost every year, the swamps of the Everglades. Lurking above and below the surface are hundreds of thousands of deadly, vicious
animals that Bear needs to be wary of.
Bear travels to Iceland to see for himself the area in which many people get rescued from every year. Bear must attempt to stave off hypothermia due to the cold and the extremely powerful blizzards,
find water in unlikely sources, and eat some less than appealing meals.
Copper Canyon is Bear's destination where the terrain is rougher and hotter than the Grand Canyon. His aim is to avoid dehydration and to shelter yourself from the constant heat that can make life
dangerous for anyone stranded in the valleys below.
Despite large towns and cities, Australia is still made up of some of the biggest and barren deserts and wastelands in the world. With multiple species of dangerous animals Bear teaches about how to
deal with them, how to find food, and how drinking your own urine may be the difference between life and death.
Bear heads off to one of the largest and most impressive areas of the world - Equador - which is the loaction for both the largest rainforest and the largest mountain range in the world. Although most of the wildlife is small in size, many are just as vicious as larger predators, most notably the deadly piranhas. Using whatever he can find to fashion a bow and arrow he shows us how to catch food and keep the animals at bay.
The UK is the location of Cairnigorn National Park which is generally unknown to tourits as being classified as 'arctic'. Bear goes back to basics killing rabbits for food and using deer skin for shelter. As well as that he tells us how to check slopes for signs of an avalanche.