'Ultimate Survival Alaska': Meet the Survivalists

An epic new series that follows survival experts on a 10-leg expedition in the brutal and dangerous Alaska terrain. The opponents’ only goal is to make it out alive using just the gear they can carry in their packs.

Alaska: Dallas Seavey, Willi Prittie, Tyrell Seavey, Brent Sass, Austin Manelick, Marty Raney, Tyler Johnson and Matt Raney. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Dallas Seavey, Willi Prittie, Tyrell Seavey, Brent Sass, Austin Manelick, Marty Raney, Tyler Johnson and Matt Raney. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Austin Manelick. Since the age of 5, he has practiced subsistence hunting under the watchful eye of his Alaskan wilderness guide father. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Austin Manelick. Since the age of 5, he has practiced subsistence hunting under the watchful eye of his Alaskan wilderness guide father. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Brent Sass. He?s done six 1,000-mile dog sledding expeditions for the Yukon Quest, and has guided excursions through any and all of Alaska?s many landscapes. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Brent Sass. He?s done six 1,000-mile dog sledding expeditions for the Yukon Quest, and has guided excursions through any and all of Alaska?s many landscapes. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Dallas Seavey. The youngest person to ever to win the Iditarod, a grueling thousand-mile race across the state of Alaska through some of the world's toughest conditions. Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Dallas Seavey. The youngest person to ever to win the Iditarod, a grueling thousand-mile race across the state of Alaska through some of the world's toughest conditions. Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Marty Raney. A veteran mountain guide who has led more than 20 expeditions on and around Denali, the highest peak in North America. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Marty Raney. A veteran mountain guide who has led more than 20 expeditions on and around Denali, the highest peak in North America. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Matt Raney. Marty?s son and an expert in survival. He helped build his family home with Marty with nothing but a chainsaw and the logs on their property. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Matt Raney. Marty?s son and an expert in survival. He helped build his family home with Marty with nothing but a chainsaw and the logs on their property. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Tyler Johnson. From exploring Kathmandu to climbing 27,000 feet with no oxygen in Nepal, Tyler is fearless. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Tyler Johnson. From exploring Kathmandu to climbing 27,000 feet with no oxygen in Nepal, Tyler is fearless. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Tyrell Seavey. Like his brother Dallas, he hails from a legendary family, known by many as Alaskan royalty. He has run the Iditarod twice and won the Jr. Iditarod. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Tyrell Seavey. Like his brother Dallas, he hails from a legendary family, known by many as Alaskan royalty. He has run the Iditarod twice and won the Jr. Iditarod. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Alaska: Willi Prittie. A professional mountain guide for almost 38 years, Willi is considered to be one of the leading climbing and logistical experts in the region. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)
Ultimate Survival Alaska
Alaska: Willi Prittie. A professional mountain guide for almost 38 years, Willi is considered to be one of the leading climbing and logistical experts in the region. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Stewart Volland)

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