Joel must contend with unfamiliar surroundings, as well as unforgiving temperatures, in his attempt to evade the Mongolian hunter team with their golden eagle. The eagle is able to spot movement several miles in the distance and alert the hunter of prey.
Joel faces off with one of the world’s best dog tracking teams (part of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division) in the lowland pine forests of central South Carolina.
On the Ardnamurchan peninsula in the Scottish Highlands Joel Lambert is pursued by a team of Scottish ghillies who know the tough terrain. Ghillies are traditional Scottish gamekeepers who maintain the welfare of the deer herds by stalking and culling. They also protect the deer from armed poachers.
Hunted By Maori Warriors
Joel faces off against an elite team of Maori warriors in the lush and picturesque Buchannan mountain range in New Zealand. He has just 36 hours to traverse over 15 miles through the rough and unforgiving landscape of glacial fields, rocky slopes, forests and river plains all while being pursued by a group of native Maori warriors.
In Florida, Joel is being hunted by the Wampus Cats Hunting Club of Wilkes County, North Carolina, a private group of hunters and survivalists.
In Mexico, Joel faces off with an elite team from the Mexican State Police that pursues him in both urban settings and the rugged open range of northwest Mexico.
Joel Lambert's SEAL Photos
Joel and his buddies at the ROCK, the nickname for the SEAL training centre on California's San Clemente Island. This photo was taken during the last phase of Joel's basic SEAL training in 1998.
Credit: Courtesy of Joel Lambert