Hacking the Wild

Hacking the Wild

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Andy Quitmeyer, “Digital Survivalist”, goes deep into some of the most remote parts of the world armed with nothing but everyday technology and science to survive the wilderness. Quitmeyer hacks his way back to civilization using a hybrid of time-tested outdoor survival skills and a backpack's worth of wires, laptops and tracking devices.
Andy Quitmeyer, “Digital Survivalist”, goes deep into some of the most remote parts of the world armed with nothing but everyday technology and science to survive the wilderness. Quitmeyer hacks his way back to civilization using a hybrid of time-tested outdoor survival skills and a backpack's worth of wires, laptops and tracking devices.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. The Black Bayou

    Original air date: 02/15/2017 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2017 Runtime: 42:04 min. Andy braves the Louisiana swamp, a deadly place packed with alligators, snakes, and dangerous predators. Andy rigs his bag of tech to create fresh water, gather food, and escape back to civilization.

  • 2. Curse of the Jungle

    Original air date: 02/22/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min. Andy tries to survive a remote tropical jungle, one of the most rain-soaked and challenging places on earth. Making his electronic equipment work in this environment will push his hacking skills to the limit, but he'll have to do it to make it back home.

  • 3. Alaskan Ice Forest

    Original air date: 03/01/2017 Runtime: 42:06 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2017 Runtime: 42:06 min. Andy braves a remote forest in Alaska, a terrain that's rugged, wet, and cold. To make it back to civilization, he must use his tech to devise his tech to stay warm, stay dry, and stay alive.

  • 4. Desert Island Castaway

    Original air date: 03/08/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min. Andy is stranded alone on an island in the Pacific Ocean, and with a tropical storm looming, he must use his tech to find food and stay alive.

  • 5. Deadly Glacier

    Original air date: 03/15/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 03/15/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min. Andy is stuck on a remote glacier in Alaska, a dangerous landscape almost completely devoid of life and resources. To escape back to civilization, he will need to hack his tech gear to battle the snow and cold that makes this place so deadly.

  • 6. Escape from Death Valley

    Original air date: 03/22/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 03/22/2017 Runtime: 42:05 min. California's Death Valley is one of the toughest places to survive on the planet. Andy heads into this desolate landscape hoping his tech will keep him alive in place where few things can survive.