"Ultimate Survival Alaska" isn't about outwitting, outplaying, or outlasting other competitors. Here, nature is the biggest threat.
The show, which premieres Sunday on the National Geographic Channel, follows eight men in an expedition through the Alaskan wilderness. Carrying very few provisions, they traverse glaciers, climb mountain peaks, forge freezing rivers, and endure brutal weather conditions on a dangerous trek across the state.
There's no $1 million prize here; the only prize is survival.
The cast is made up of the toughest of tough Alaskans, including the youngest Iditarod champion ever, 26-year-old Dallas Seavey.
"When an opportunity comes to see these parts of Alaska, these beautiful parts of Alaska, these extreme parts of Alaska, any true Alaskan with that adventuresome spirit will say yes," Dallas told Yahoo! TV.
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Each cast member was individually recruited by NatGeo, though Dallas's brother, Tyrell, had just an hour to pack his bag due to aRead More »from 'Ultimate Survival Alaska' Preview: Meet the Men Who Trek the Final Frontier