Bushcraft Build-Off

Bushcraft Build-Off

  • Seasons:
  • 1
Elite builders compete in a grueling, seven-day race against the clock and so there's no hardware store in sight. The builders can only use the natural materials in their immediate surroundings. This competition will test the primitive building skills that have allowed survivalists to thrive in the wilderness for generations.
Elite builders compete in a grueling, seven-day race against the clock and so there's no hardware store in sight. The builders can only use the natural materials in their immediate surroundings. This competition will test the primitive building skills that have allowed survivalists to thrive in the wilderness for generations.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Built to Survive

    Original air date: 11/15/2017 Runtime: 43:34 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2017 Runtime: 43:34 min. Matt Graham challenges top Bushcrafters to create a shelter at least 5 feet above uneven terrain and that will protect them from muddy ground, dangerous heat, and fierce predators.

  • 2. High and Mighty

    Original air date: 11/21/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min.

    Original air date: 11/21/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min. Matt Graham raises the bar when he challenges top Bushcrafters to create a shelter at least 5 feet above uneven terrain that will protect them from muddy ground, dangerous heat and fierce predators, using only one hand tool and natural resources.

  • 3. Taking on Water

    Original air date: 11/28/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min.

    Original air date: 11/28/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min. It's sink or swim when Matt Graham challenges top Bushcrafters to create a working watercraft using only one tool and the natural resources around them, capable of carrying three people and their supplies across Utah's Alpine Lake.

  • 4. Double or Nothing

    Original air date: 12/05/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min.

    Original air date: 12/05/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min. In a special mega episode, top bushcraft masters go head to head building both a bridge over a river, and a waterproof shelter using nothing but 3 hand tools and the materials they find in Utah's spruce forest, when a sudden snowfall interrupts.

  • 5. Hunting Season

    Original air date: 12/12/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min.

    Original air date: 12/12/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min. Matt Graham challenges top Bushcrafters to create a working watercraft capable of carrying three people and their supplies across Utah's Alpine Lake.

  • 6. Fire Fight

    Original air date: 12/19/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min.

    Original air date: 12/19/2017 Runtime: 41:34 min. Top bushcrafters build thermoregulated shelters that stay cool in the summer but warm in the winter, but can only use three hand tools and the materials they find in Utah's high desert.