How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears is a Nature programme.

How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears is a 4 star programme

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How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears

Series in which Ray Mears explores how the awesome wilderness of the North American continent shaped the story of the Wild West. Ray looks at how the landscapes of America's five great deserts challenged the westward push of the early pioneers. As Ray travels through the cold high-mountain Great Basin desert and the hot Sonoran desert of southern Arizona, he discovers how their hostile geography and rich geology shaped the stories of fortune hunting and lawlessness in the Wild West, and were the setting for the last wars between the US Army and the Apache warrior tribes. episode 3.

Genre: Nature

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

Rating:
4/5 Stars

When is How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 September 26th, 8:00pm and on BBC 4 September 27th, 2:30am. See more...