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Alone 4x7



Alone  The three remaining teams scramble for a long-term advantage; team members run themselves ragged with an elaborate shelter build;

a team hazards the freezing waters of the Pacific on their own small craft.

Ten men try to survive as long as they can in the Vancouver Island wilderness, carrying only what can fit in a backpack. Alone in harsh, unforgiving terrain, these men must hunt,

build shelters and fend off predators, all while documenting the experience themselves.

It’s the ultimate test of man’s will.

I love survival shows like Dual Survival, Survivorman, Ray Maers, and Extreme Survival.

I was hoping to watch a bush craft show where contestants actually excel in the wild.

It’s fascinating to see modern man attempting to survive in the wild by themselves and demonstrate bush craft. However, after seeing several episodes I am annoyed by what I was watching.

There’s a lot of personal analysis of each contestants modern life and how they feel about isolation. If you consider the show is about 45 minutes without commercials then I estimate you actually see about 10% or less of actual survival activity.

Maybe the problem is contestants actually film themselves and are not professional film makers. The majority of the show consists of each contestant talking to the camera and in their shelter. Most of the contestants are going downhill and barely surviving.

It’s really depressing and at times just plain boring. In my opinion they need to have contestants with a bit more skill and experience. I’d have professionals record their more actual activity. Do away with the family background filler and more bush craft.

Jul. 27, 2017

Alone season 4