Ray Mears' Extreme Survival
Extreme Survival is a survival series hosted by Ray Mears, where he demonstrates his wilderness skills and presents tales of survival from some of the world's most difficult environments. His journeys have taken him to the farthest corners of the earth, encountering indigenous peoples who embody his philosophy and live in tune with their natural environment.
Series 1 EPISODES (6)
Ray meets two Vietnam veterans to explore survival techniques in the jungles of Thailand and recreate the conditions they had to survive in.
Ray is in the Naliboki Forest in Belarus to test his bush craft skills. He tells some real-life stories of those who have survived in the forest.
Ray goes to Namibia’s Skeleton Coast to recount some of Africa’s most extraordinary survival stories. Later, he tracks the footprints of the highly endangered black rhino.
Ray tells the story of the Farallon crew, shipwrecked on a desolate shore in the winter of 1910, and a dog musher who was left stranded with just a bag of sweets to eat.
5 Rogers' Rangers
Ray follows in the footsteps of his hero, Robert Rogers of Rogers' Rangers, who created the template for light infantry forces and used his knowledge of bushcraft to help the British war effort.
6 New Zealand
Ray explores the beautiful yet dangerous landscape of New Zealand. He visits the snow-hole where two climbers survived for two weeks while blizzards raged outside.