When their donkey runs off with all of their supplies, Mykel and Ruth Hawke are stranded in California's mountainous high desert. Left with nothing more than a canteen of whiskey, the two must race against the clock to find water in this harsh environment.
When their boat sinks, Mykel and Ruth Hawke are left alone on the island of Montserat directly in the path of one of the most destructive volcanoes in recent history. Together, they must find a way to escape the volcano -- and this abandoned island.
Myke and Ruth Hawke take on a formidable challenge: their rented boat breaks down 20 miles off the shore of the Bahamas in the Bermuda Triangle. Times turn desperate when Ruth is forced to administer an enema at sea as Mykel fights dehydration.
A raging forest fire surges through backcountry Louisiana and burns down Mykel and Ruth Hawke's camp. Lacking supplies and with strong winds throwing embers in all directions, they must decide whether to hold their ground or find a way through the firestorm.
When their raft deflates on the edge of a mangrove swamp, Mykel and Ruth Hawke find themselves on a deserted island in the Bahamas. As the pair looks for ways to survive, the dangerous terrain has one more surprise in store for them: quicksand.
It's flood season in the Amazon and Mykel and Ruth are stranded in a wobbly canoe. The forest floor has been largely deserted and the pair struggles to find food. They eventually catch a fish but have their hands full when it attracts piranhas.
Mykel and Ruth Hawke are shipwrecked on a deserted island without sources of fresh water. Both must resort to converting washed-up garbage into distilling devices for water and contraptions to catch fish, proving that one man's trash is another man's treasure.
Lost in the mountains in Blackfoot Indian territory near Glacier National Park, Ruth Hawke falls into an ice-cold stream and quickly descends into a dangerous hypothermic situation. Mykel Hawke must rush to make a fire, all the while avoiding a persistent black bear.
Stranded in the cold of a crevasse-ridden glacier, Mykel and Ruth Hawke are forced to face the vast, frozen emptiness of Alaska. They must traverse the mountain of frozen glacial ice and its deadly pitfalls to make it down the mountain into bear territory.
Myke Hawke returns to the stomping grounds of his youth when both he and Ruth are lost in the remote wilderness of Kentucky. Despite being handicapped by a bad stomach bug, Myke is determined to get rescued even with a little help from Daniel Boone.
Ruth and Myke Hawke must make their way out of a vast, dark cave under mountains in Croatia, avoiding pitfalls like sinkholes and falling stalactites. Leaving the cave proves even more dangerous as they dodge lost minefields and scorching temperatures.
Mykel and Ruth Hawke encounter a freak storm in the Scottish Highlands that force them to scramble down the mountain and toward the coast. They must face heavy fogs, steady rainfall and 200-foot drops off steep cliffs in hopes of finding a fishing village.