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.
Bear hunts and kills a reindeer in the Arctic. But before he can eat any of it, it turns into more of a liability than a salvation. And he can’t seem to stay out of the ice cold water.
In Alabama Bear rides river rapids in yet another sinking raft. But it’s the wild pig he snares that is almost more than he can handle. Then it off to the swamp where Bear get stuck in the mud before facing a forest fire.
Grylls demonstrates what it was like for soldiers who had to survive in the jungles of Vietnam, during the Vietnam War.
In Western Texas, Grylls falls to earth from an upturned biplane into the parched Chihuahuan Desert; he traverses deep gorges, locates an oasis, eats a lizard and takes on a diamond back rattlesnake.
Grylls returns to the wilderness of Alaska to survive the dangerous terrain of the Last Frontier.
Bear’s Ultimate Survival Guide Special Part 2
In his ultimate survival guide Grylls takes on dangerous snakes, fishes for catfish using his finger as bait and joins tribes who survive in the worlds toughest terrains, eats raw goats testicles in the Sahara, and hunts porcupines.
The Inside Story
The Man vs. Wild crew who follow Grylls on his travels across the globe, tell how it feels to follow in his footsteps and reveal just how they make Man vs. Wild.
Bear demonstrates island survival but still decides to head to sea on a makeshift raft after gathering supplies. He ends up island hopping until he finds an inhabited island.
In Southern China Grylls arrives in the aftermath of a tropical typhoon. He tackles swollen rivers, scales slippery limestone faces, avoids disaster with stinging ants, and utilizes ancient tribal techniques to catch bats for food.
Big Sky Country
Grylls takes on Big Sky Country. He paraglides above the Rockies, traverses vast gullies, and makes the most of abandoned debris before making his great escape on a moving train.
Grylls rappels onto a live volcano in Guatemala, navigates a waterfall in an underground cave, creates a nest to safely sleep in but gets an unwelcome bed buddy, and encounters ancient Mayan ruins.
Grylls is in a post-disaster urban city scenario and he must survive. His thirst to live and survival techniques modified for a city environment keep him alive in a concrete wasteland in Gdynia, Poland.
Behind the scenes with Grylls’s crew.
Grylls crosses the Sahara desert to the North Africa coast, where he catches an octopus, fashions a shelter out of acacia trees and dines on moths and locusts.
Specials: Bear’s Top 25 Man Moments
Grylls reveals his top 25 moments — he sleeps in a camel in the northern Sahara and takes on a risky drop off onto an active volcano in Guatemala.
Specials: Will Ferrell Special
This episode features Will Ferrell in a special titled Men vs. Wild, where Ferrell tags along with Grylls as they journey through the frozen wilderness of Sweden. The episode is a tie-in to help promote Ferrell’s new movie, Land of the Lost.