Discovery Channel - Man vs. Wild 7/9 - European Alps (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.
The Alps are Europe’s greatest mountain range and one of the most visited. Every year hundreds die here not knowing how to survive in the harsh climate. This is where Bear comes in. He lands in the mountains with a canteen, knife and flint to show people how to live. This includes finding food, water and civilization. He also shows people how to make shelter and survive falling into frozen water without getting hypothermic.