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Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 1: The Forgotten Forest

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ray Mears journeys into Canada's unforgiving wilderness. He explores the vast Boreal Forest, a forgotten world where bushcraft knowledge is essential. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 6: Journey's End

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Documentary series. Ray Mears explores the bushcraft, nature and traditions of Canada's once-isolated west coast as he completes his journey across the country. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Director:
Julia Foot
Producer:
Julia Foot
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 4: In Arctic Footsteps

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

In this episode of the documentary series, Ray Mears follows in the footsteps of unsung British hero John Rae, who was the first great Arctic explorer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 5: Koo Koo Sint - The Star Gazer

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary series. Ray Mears follows in the footsteps and techniques of Briton David Thompson, who mapped four million square miles of North America. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 2: The Company that Built a Country

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ray Mears looks at the Hudson's Bay Company - the British fur trade company that opened up Canada. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 3: The Unknown Pioneer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ray Mears journeys into Canada's wilderness. For Ray, there is one British pioneer who stands above all others in the exploration of Canada - Samuel Hearne. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence