Hosts Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole reflect on some of their favorite experiences and highlights of the season, including Erick's time in space at Adult Space Camp and descent into the gorgeous Stephens Gap Cave; and Aerial's first attempts at rock climbing and riding off road vehicles.
A visit to the Orion Cooler factory to see what goes into quality coolers that are so instrumental to outdoor adventures. Then, Aerial takes a class at the John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina where the arts of Appalachia are still in full swing. Aerial also tries her hand making sourdough brick oven pizzas with Adopo Pizza in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Host Erick Baker travels part of the Natchez Trace Parkway and visits historic spots that the National Park Service manages and preserves. Aerial Nicole joins a group of students helping to maintain part of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia and sees what TWRA is doing to preserve aquatic species at the Cumberland River Aquatic Center.
Erick Baker explores Elvis Presley's birthplace and the hardware store where Elvis is said to have bought his first guitar in Tupelo before a double decker bus tour of downtown Oxford, where Old South meets New South. Then it's off to Borroum's Drug Store, the oldest in the state, where they keep the allure of the "slugburger" alive and well from their soda fountain.
Aerial Nicole gets schooled on how to deal with emergencies like fires and hazardous materials at an Emergency Response Training Center in Jasper, Tennessee. As a new Nashvillian, Aerial learns the 2 Step dance with a pro and Erick visits Ole Miss to take a look and listen to their impressive Blues archive.
Aerial Nicole tries her hand at duck hunting in Kentucky. Then it's off to Norris Dam for fly tying lessons and fishing with Trout Unlimited members. Then Aerial visits the Dale Hollow Hatchery to see how various environmental groups keep the public waters stocked with fish vital to local economies as well as the diversity of wildlife.
Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole visit Seaman's Church Institute to find out how mariners use state of the art simulators to keep our waterways safe. Aerial finds out how high tech side scan 2D and 3D cameras have made inspecting dams cheaper, faster and better. Lastly, kids from ages 9-16 convene for the First Lego League Hydro competition in Blairsville, Ga., to build, program and use Lego robots in water themed missions.
Hosts Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole raft the spectacular Ocoee River before a tour of the Ocoee Dam flume, then relax with a pontoon boat ride, paddle boarding, and kayaking on scenic Parksville Lake, followed by fly fishing on the Clinch River.
Follow Erick Baker as he gets an exclusive look at a unique Elk and Bison Prairie in Kentucky's beautiful Land Between the Lakes area. Then, AerialNicole helps a crew of fishery biologists monitor the aquatic wildlife at Paris Landing on Kentucky Lake and then tries her hand at deer hunting.
Follow host Aerial Nicole as she bikes around Chattanooga's challenging Raccoon Mountain trials, heads underground for an exclusive tour of the Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage plant, and then meets up with co-host Erick Baker for a treetop adventure ropes course at Navitat in Knoxville. Finally, Erick hikes down the gorgeous Stephens Gap Cave in Northern Alabama.
Hosts Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole camp in downtown Memphis, arriving to their tent fully-stocked with all the necessary camping provisions, including a solar shower, a cooler full of local beer, and even bikes to explore Beal Street and Beyond. Erick hits another urban getaway, the Stables at Memphis's Shelby Farms Park, while Aerial tries her hand at rock climbing in downtown Chattanooga and bass fishing with a pro on Chickamauga Lake.
Erick tackles bass fishing on Guntersville Lake and discovers how certain groups make sure the water is biodiverse, clean and navigable. Also: Helen's Barbecue in Brownsville, Tenn.; Bass Pro Shop in the Pyramid in Memphis; and an online scavenger hunt through Memphis.
In the premiere, host Erick Baker is 'Bama-bound. First up, he goes to Adult Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. From there he hops on a boat with a retired TVA employee for an exclusive tour along the Wilson Dam. Next up, he tags along with a group of folks whose mission is conservation, protection and restoration of the stunning Paint Rock River watershed. They put him to work on an electrofishing study that helps determine the overall health of the reservoir.