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.
Men vs. Wild With Jake Gyllenhaal
Bear brings along actor Jake Gyllenhaal, to test how he measures up to unpredictable and unforgiving Mother Nature. Jake will go where Bear goes and eat whatever Bear eats, if he’s going to cope with some of the worst conditions known to man.
New Zealand: South Island
In this episode Bear braves the remote wilderness of New Zealand’s South Island, crossing the country’s tallest mountains and attempting to start a fire with wood that is soaking wet.
Iceland: Land Of Fire And Ice
Bear Grylls is dropped on an ice cap covering an active volcano. In blizzard conditions he struggles to make headway, and the barren land offers little food. Can he reach civilization when faced with swollen river crossings and ever present flash floods?
Utah: Red Rock Country
Bear Grylls is in red rock country – southern Utah. Armed only with a lasso, he descends a rock pinnacle and gets trapped in a narrow gorge. Crossing an arid wilderness, he’s left hanging 100 ft above a ravine. And Bear’s craziest airplane stunt ever!
New Zealand: Land Of The Maori
Over 100 people drown each year in New Zealand, and Bear must cross a raging river on a tree trunk to head toward civilization. On his journey to safety he runs out of water, is forced to climb up active volcanic ranges and scale down a waterfall.