Joe and Matt face down the high desert canyons of Matt’s home of 20 years: southern Utah. Without knives or any modern supplies, they attempt to survive and seek rescue in this harsh terrain that’s more favorable to rattlesnakes and mountain lions.
Joe and Matt trek through the Alleghany Mountains of Pennsylvania, where Joe grew-up and first learned survival skills. Traveling in freezing rain, blocked by steep ravines, and deep in bear country, they’re racing against Mother Nature to get out alive.
Stranded in a black water swamp in southern Georgia, Joe and Matt are deep in alligator territory where peat bogs, mysterious floating islands, and poisonous snakes stand in the way of getting out and finding rescue.
Matt and Joe start at the site of a plane crash off the shore of an uninhabited tropical island. With few resources and no sea traffic to bring rescue, they are forced to confront long-term survival and each other on the barren island.
On the slopes of a tropical volcano, Matt and Joe face roadblocks in their quest to navigate towards the coast including thick rainforest, steep-walled gorges and towering waterfalls that stop them dead in their tracks.
Trapped on high ocean cliffs, Joe and Matt struggle to cross a volcanic island covered with jungle and water-filled canyons. Every setback fuels a rift between the guys and only a successful hunt can help them get out alive.
Off the beaten path and waterlogged in the rainforest of Costa Rica, Matt and Joe battle torrential rains, deadly insects, and raging rapids. After missing a shot at rescue, they combine survival ingenuity with indigenous skills to get out alive.
Marooned on a rocky coast in the Pacific Northwest, Matt and Joe struggle to get away from powerful waves and come head to head over the question of whether to hunker down or travel deeper into one of the darkest, wettest forest in the United States.
In the snowiest part of Wyoming, Matt and Joe demonstrate how to repurpose a broken down snowmobile, make shelter from snow, and survive sub-freezing temperatures in whiteout conditions that cause them to miss a chance at rescue.
Stranded in Wyoming’s snowy mountains, Matt and Joe are threatened by hypothermia and predatory mountain lions. In fridgid conditions, the pair takes their biggest risk yet by splitting up.
Marooned on a barren island under the tropical sun, Matt and Joe risk a long swim through shark-infested waters and fight for life-sustaining basics at every turn.
In the Himalayas, Joe seeks rescue from the rocky terrain, dense forest, and animal threats while Matt seems more interested in achieving spiritual enlightenment than getting out alive.
Stranded in the vast scrubland of Namibia, Joe and Matt are in a race to get out alive from one of the driest countries on earth. They run into trouble with a troop of baboons, proving that Mother Nature isn’t the only force in the wilderness.