Man vs. Wild

10 Best Episodes of Man vs. Wild - Season 5

MAN VS. WILD brings seasoned adventurer Bear Grylls face to face with the grueling task of navigating remote locations, sharing invaluable survival strategies along the way.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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Man vs. Wild - S5E7

#7 - Behind the Wild (Season 5 - Episode 7)

The episode was rated 7.50 from 20 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S5E1

#6 - Western Pacific (Season 5 - Episode 1)


Grylls is on a desert island, south of Papua New Guinea. He wades across a shark-infested tidal channel, climbs crumbling volcanic cliffs, leaps over a 100-foot death drop, and constructs a bamboo windsurfer to make his escape.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 38 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S5E3

#5 - Canadian Rockies (Season 5 - Episode 3)

While in the Canadian Rockies, Grylls is buried alive in an avalanche, swims long distance beneath an ice-covered lake, and is airvac-ed to the hospital when an icy glissade goes horribly wrong.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 35 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S5E4

#4 - Republic of Georgia (Season 5 - Episode 4)


Grylls lands in the snow-capped Caucasus Mountains of the Georgian Republic by driving a snowmobile out the back of a hovering helicopter. He ziplines across a river, camps among wolves and trudges through swampy wetlands.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 26 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S5E5

#3 - Fan vs. Wild (Season 5 - Episode 5)

Grylls takes two fans into the Canadian wilderness for their ultimate survival challenge. They face their fears head on, trek down dangerous glaciers and across a frigid glacial river, build a rustic shelter, and try to swallow typical Grylls fare.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 27 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S5E2

#2 - Northern Australia (Season 5 - Episode 2)


In Australia's Northern Territory, Grylls must rely on many of the skills honed by the Aboriginal people to survive in this sweltering landscape dominated by crocodiles.

The episode was rated 8.07 from 29 votes.

Man vs. Wild - S5E6

#1 - Extreme Desert (Season 5 - Episode 6)

In the Mojave Desert Grylls puts himself in the path of a man-made sandstorm, takes on the full force of a man-made flash flood and HALO jump from 30,000 feet. His body is pushed to the limit as the temperature soars from minus 40 to 110 degrees.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 23 votes.

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