31 Aug '15, 7pm

Obama, Bear Grylls to swap survival tips in Alaska

Obama, Bear Grylls to swap survival tips in Alaska

Tearing a page out of Teddy Roosevelt's book , President Barack Obama is set to appear on a special edition of NBC's survival reality series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls. " According to NBC, Obama will partner with Grylls during his three-day visit to “to observe the effects of climate change on the area.” While the network adds that the pair will "come together in the Alaskan wilderness," the White House narrowed that down a bit, saying the shoot would take place Sept. 1 on Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. Grylls will apparently be giving Obama a crash-course in survival techniques as the two of them hike the roughly one mile of trails up to the glacier. Not only is the scenery stunning, but Exit Glacier affords easy access for the president's extensive security (it's a road-accessible glacier) as well as dramatic proof of the glacier's mile-long retreat due ...

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