Bear Grylls goes down a mountain slope.

President Barack Obama will feature in a special episode of Running Wild With Bear Grylls coming to Discovery Channel.

President Barack Obama will feature in a special episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls coming to Discovery Channel (121) on Tuesday 26 January at 20:00. The much-anticipated special will feature President Obama trekking through the Alaskan wilderness with Bear Grylls while on a visit to observe the effects of climate change on the area.

Now in its second season, Running Wild With Bear Grylls follows survival expert Bear Grylls as he takes Hollywood’s biggest celebrities – including stars such as Kate Winslet, Ben Stiller, Channing Tatum, Zac Efron, Drew Brees, Kate Hudson, Michelle Rodriguez and Ed Helms – on a one-on-one adventure that tests their survival skills and pushes their mental and physical boundaries.

From skydiving into the Catskill Mountains, to rappelling down the cliffs of Utah and battling torrential wind and rain in Scotland, Grylls and each celebrity push both their minds and bodies to the limit to successfully complete their journey.

Don’t miss this thrilling Running Wild With Bear Grylls special with Barack Obama and catch the survival expert as he shares some tips on how to last more than a few hours in the wilderness.