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Episode 1

Dan Snow and team take on the rapids of the Grand Canyon in antique wooden boats to rediscover one of the wild west's great adventures of discovery.

59 minutes

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Mon 5 Aug 2019 20:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Little Axe

    Down To The Valley

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Crazy Horse Blues

  • 00:01

    AC/DC

    Highway To Hell

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Alone In The Canyon

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Heading Into Danger

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Good Time Funk

  • 00:06

    Kodaline

    Brand New Day

  • Faithless

    Reverance

  • 00:08

    Kodaline

    Brand New Day

  • 00:11

    Florence + the Machine

    Howl

  • Kasabian

    Stuntman

  • Kasabian

    Re-Wired

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    The Canyon Song

  • Ben Howard

    Oats In The Water

  • 00:13

    Faithless

    Reverence

  • 00:27

    Pixies

    Where Is My Mind?

  • Imagine Dragons

    Bleeding Out

  • Elbow

    Some Riot

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Drifting Through The Canyon

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Lost In The Desert

  • 00:27

    Ben Howard

    Oats In The Water

  • 00:49

    Massive Attack, Horace Andy

    Angel

  • The Prodigy

    Breathe

  • Kasabian

    Club Foot

  • God Is an Astronaut

    Suicide By Star

  • Phillip Henry & The Sam Willis Band

    Keep Your Lamps

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Dan Snow
Producer Ben Duncan
Director Ben Duncan
Producer Martin Johnson
Director Martin Johnson

Broadcasts

  • Sun 5 Jan 2014 21:00
  • Mon 20 Jan 2014 23:20
  • Mon 20 Jan 2014 23:50
  • Wed 12 Feb 2014 01:35
  • Sat 27 Dec 2014 19:30
  • Tue 14 Nov 2017 21:00
  • Wed 15 Nov 2017 02:00
  • Sun 8 Jul 2018 15:50
  • Sun 8 Jul 2018 16:00
  • Mon 5 Aug 2019 20:00

Free interactive ebook

Free interactive ebook

Compare diary accounts of the pioneering 1869 expedition with our modern day recreation.