Discovery Channel - Man vs. Wild 5/9 - Sierra Nevada (2006)
Grylls, who is a Karate black belt, served three years with the Special Air Service, a special forces unit of the British Army, during which time he broke his back in three places while parachuting over Southern Africa.
Man vs Wild staring Bear Grylls is a new series on the The Discovery Channel. The mountaineer/adventurist Bear Grylls and will demonstrate survival skills through conditions unimaginable to the average man. After serving in the British Army Special forces unit, Bear became the youngest British man to return back alive after climbimg Mount Ama Dablan and Mount Everst. Being no stranger to the wild, Bear will have his latest quest documented by the Discovery Channel. Man vs Wild brings a new meaning to extreme adventure as you will see after each survival succeeded.
Of the millions of hikers that visit the Sierra Nevada mountain range, hundreds become stranded there each year. Equipped with a knife and a canteen he shows people how to survive and escape from this beautiful yet deadly area. Bear travels through the alpine, woodland and chaparral areas of the Sierra’s looking for food and water. He also becomes friendly with a wild horse.