Paul wakes up to a freakishly high tide flooding their camp, washing away their gear, causing life-threatening hypothermia and possibly ending their bid to run the Butze Tidal rapids. The Season: Episode 12

When you’re deep in the backcountry, a fun adventure can turn bad in moments. Nature often complicates already dangerous sports and expeditions exponentially. It’s not enough to be prepared, you must also make quick decisions and you must make them right. Whether it’s desert heat, arctic cold or coastal flooding, you have to know when to turn back, and when to press on. If you’ve ever had an adventure with life-and-death decisions, let us know in the comments!

Video created by: Fitz Cahall and Bryan Smith