Running Wild with Bear Grylls

10 Best Episodes of Running Wild with Bear Grylls - Season 6

The famed survivalist takes A-list celebrities on journeys into the wildest locations around the world, forcing the stars to push their bodies and minds to the limit to successfully complete the adventure of a lifetime.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E5

#8 - Keegan-Michael Key in the Icelandic Lava Field (Season 6 - Episode 5)

As if right out of a science fiction movie, Bear Grylls swoops in on a jetpack to pick up funnyman Keegan-Michael Key, kicking off their adrenaline-pumping adventure in the lava fields of Iceland. The "Key & Peele" star must put all jokes aside to face some of his greatest fears and conquer the lunar landscape. From a perilous rappel off a sheer 200-foot cliff to an endurance-testing jumar climb, Keegan-Michael is pushed beyond mental and physical limits in a truly life-changing experience.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 23 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E3

#7 - Danica Patrick in the Moab Desert (Season 6 - Episode 3)


Bear Grylls takes champion racer Danica Patrick out into the Moab desert for some high-octane, pulse-pounding action in the wild. Together they face off against venomous creatures, sheer cliffs and scorching heat as they make their way across some of the harshest terrain around. Still, nothing is more intimidating than the final challenge that leaves even Danica Patrick unnerved.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 33 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E6

#6 - Danny Trejo in the Moab Desert (Season 6 - Episode 6)

Bear Grylls takes LA icon and living legend Danny Trejo out into the staggering peaks and steep canyons of Arches National Park in Utah. Under scorching temperatures, Bear and Danny climb massive boulders and traverse sheer cliffs in order to reach their extraction. Even Danny's days in prison can't prepare the show's oldest competitor as he squares off against the intense heat and treacherous obstacles of Mother Nature herself.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 30 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E1

#5 - Anthony Mackie in the Italian Dolomites (Season 6 - Episode 1)


Actor Anthony Mackie joins Bear Grylls for a journey in the Italian Dolomites mountain range.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 36 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E4

#4 - Rainn Wilson in Utah's La Sal Mountains (Season 6 - Episode 4)

Bear Grylls inspires Rainn Wilson to work for it by having him search for hidden caches in the aspen forest and alpine terrain of the La Sal mountains in a time-tested method of mountaineering training. Bear pushes Rainn to the limits of his endurance with dangerous rappels and dizzying climbs, but it's not until they fish for food that things take a revealing turn in what is definitely the most naked RUNNING WILD in the history of the show!

The episode was rated 7.65 from 26 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E2

#3 - Terry Crews in the Icelandic Highlands (Season 6 - Episode 2)


"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Terry Crews joins Bear Grylls on an epic journey across Iceland's treacherous terrain. Their adventure begins with a heli-ski ride into the mountains, where they must descend a volcanic scree slope without setting off a deadly rock avalanche. Survival is the name of the game for this NFL linebacker turned actor—from trying to cross freezing, violent floodwaters without drowning to finding warm shelter to avoid hypothermia—but nothing can prepare Terry for being tossed out of a plane at 12,000 feet!

The episode was rated 7.69 from 39 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E8

#2 - Bobby Bones and Caitlin Parker in the Sierra Nevada (Season 6 - Episode 8)

Bear takes Bobby Bones back into the wild with his new fiancee, Caitlin Parker.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 22 votes.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls - S6E7

#1 - Gina Carano in the Dolomites (Season 6 - Episode 7)


Bear Grylls helps actress Gina Carano face her fears in the Dolomite mountains of Italy.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 42 votes.

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