Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills.
Bear slogs through the Deep South in the US, into the swamps where he fights an alligator, handles venomous snakes and catches a catfish in his bare hands. Lastly he travels a path of destruction which Hurricane Katrina left behind.
Join survival expert Bear Grylls as he takes on some of the harshest locations on the planet and shares invaluable survival strategies along the way.
Bear Grylls travels around the globe to find the most dangerous tourist locations and environments, in order to show us how to survive in them. With his simple survival techniques and his knowledge of the wildlife, he is able to give handy tips.
In the sun-scorched Sahara Desert, Grylls uses survival tactics of the indigenous people, including eating a scorpion and a sandfish. He also explains how to escape from quicksand
Bear befriend a group of nomads in the Moroccan Sahara and shares some of the secrets of these masters of desert survival. As a going away gift he receives a goat skin water bottle made from a goat he helped skin.
Lost in the Panamanian rain forest Bear finds his bearings and navigates to his prearranged helicopter pick up point. Along the way he turns geological obstacles to his advantage and points out unexpected dangers and benefits. Then Bear demonstrates the difficulty of navigating a mangrove swamp
Bear joins a group of natives in a blow gun hunt in the Panamanian rain forest and manages to bag an iguana himself. Then, as he climbs into the mountains, he demonstrates some beneficial plants and a fishing technique
On a glacier in Patagonia Bear reveals some of the hidden dangers that make arctic survival so difficult and demonstrates how to build a snow cave to weather storms and frigid nights
Bear traverses a glacier in the Andes exploring the hidden dangerous and gets naked to warm up. The he parachutes into the extremely dry but still cold Patagonian Steppe for some rock climbing and puma tracking
Bear finds the most disgusting bad-tasting things in the world to eat to stay alive.
Bear hazards the treacherous rapids and terrain surrounding the Zambezi river not wanting to risk still water for fear of crocodiles. But the bush contains it’s own dangers.
Bear is dropped off the Skeleton Coast in Namibia. After a day and night on the beach he heads inland across 60 miles of desert in a search for water. Meeting up with a group of San Bushmen he hunts porcupine.
Ring of Fire: Jungle Swamp
Bear traverses a swamp and jungle in the Sumatra rain forest. Naturally he chose the rainy season but he finally manages to find some good eating.
Ring of Fire: Castaway
Bear explores a tiny deserted island near Sumatra. Despite the idyllic appearance, Bear struggles to find food and especially water. Unable to find adequate water, he builds a raft to escape.
Dropped in the wilderness, Bear searches for the Trans-Siberian Railroad in the bitter cold of Siberia.
Land of Ice
Bear is air lifted into the treacherous Sanyan mountains in Siberia. Bear meets the Tuvans; yak herder descended from Genghis Khan who have lived there for 20,000 years, and learns some survival techniques from these cold climate experts.