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 three great mountain ranges - the Appalachians, the Rockies and the Sierra Nevada - challenged the westward push of the early pioneers. In the Appalachians, Ray sees how their timbered slopes fuelled the lumber industry and provided the fuel and building material for the emerging nation.episode 1.

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 December 13th, 8:00pm and on BBC 4 December 15th, 1:00am. See more...