As Heavy As It Looks

Josh trades packs with one of the Sherpa guides and quickly regrets it.

8 Things We Know About the Mysterious Yeti

Fun fact: Witnesses consistently state the yeti is reddish brown, not white.

About the Show

Join Josh Gates as he sets off on a quest to find the Yeti, a legendary man-ape living in the high altitude of the Himalayas. During this mother of all hunting expeditions, Josh meets with world-renowned researchers and daring explorers as he follows up on history's most credible accounts, gains access to ancient artifacts and investigates the most recent sightings of the so-called Abominable Snowman.

About the Host

Josh Gates

Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and deep-rooted passion for off-the-map excursions. Travel Channel’s Expedition Unknown chronicles Gates’ adventures as he sets out on a global journey to find the truth behind captivating and iconic unsolved legends.

Josh Gates' Bio

Season 1, Episode 1

Return of the Yeti

Beginning in Kathmandu, Josh Gates heads high into the Himalayas of Nepal to obtain scientific evidence of the legendary Yeti. This time his mission is personal, and his search for the elusive creature will take him into uncharted territory.

Wednesday
Mar 29
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Monster and the Mountain

In part two of his hunt for the elusive Yeti, Josh Gates ascends higher into the Himalayas to explore caves, examine ancient artifacts and investigate the mystical ties the legendary creature holds with the Nepalese people.

Wednesday
Mar 29
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Out of Thin Air

The hunt for the Yeti continues as Josh Gates' quest takes him from the frozen slopes of Mount Everest to the isolated forests of Bhutan, where Josh uses bait to force a more personal encounter with the creature.

Wednesday
Mar 29
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Unmasking the Myth

In the finale of Josh Gates' hunt for the Yeti, he rafts into the remotest corners of Bhutan to capture some of his best evidence yet of the reclusive creature. Then, Josh returns to the USA, where all of his samples are analyzed to answer the question...is the Yeti real?

Wednesday
Mar 29
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Return of the Yeti

Beginning in Kathmandu, Josh Gates heads high into the Himalayas of Nepal to obtain scientific evidence of the legendary Yeti. This time his mission is personal, and his search for the elusive creature will take him into uncharted territory.

Friday
May 19
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Return of the Yeti

Beginning in Kathmandu, Josh Gates heads high into the Himalayas of Nepal to obtain scientific evidence of the legendary Yeti. This time his mission is personal, and his search for the elusive creature will take him into uncharted territory.

Saturday
May 20
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Monster and the Mountain

In part two of his hunt for the elusive Yeti, Josh Gates ascends higher into the Himalayas to explore caves, examine ancient artifacts and investigate the mystical ties the legendary creature holds with the Nepalese people.

Friday
May 26
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Monster and the Mountain

In part two of his hunt for the elusive Yeti, Josh Gates ascends higher into the Himalayas to explore caves, examine ancient artifacts and investigate the mystical ties the legendary creature holds with the Nepalese people.

Saturday
May 27
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 3

Out of Thin Air

The hunt for the Yeti continues as Josh Gates' quest takes him from the frozen slopes of Mount Everest to the isolated forests of Bhutan, where Josh uses bait to force a more personal encounter with the creature.

Friday
Jun 2
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Out of Thin Air

The hunt for the Yeti continues as Josh Gates' quest takes him from the frozen slopes of Mount Everest to the isolated forests of Bhutan, where Josh uses bait to force a more personal encounter with the creature.

Saturday
Jun 3
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

Unmasking the Myth

In the finale of Josh Gates' hunt for the Yeti, he rafts into the remotest corners of Bhutan to capture some of his best evidence yet of the reclusive creature. Then, Josh returns to the USA, where all of his samples are analyzed to answer the question...is the Yeti real?

Friday
Jun 9
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Unmasking the Myth

In the finale of Josh Gates' hunt for the Yeti, he rafts into the remotest corners of Bhutan to capture some of his best evidence yet of the reclusive creature. Then, Josh returns to the USA, where all of his samples are analyzed to answer the question...is the Yeti real?

Saturday
Jun 10
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Return of the Yeti

Beginning in Kathmandu, Josh Gates heads high into the Himalayas of Nepal to obtain scientific evidence of the legendary Yeti. This time his mission is personal, and his search for the elusive creature will take him into uncharted territory.

Wednesday
Oct 4
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Monster and the Mountain

In part two of his hunt for the elusive Yeti, Josh Gates ascends higher into the Himalayas to explore caves, examine ancient artifacts and investigate the mystical ties the legendary creature holds with the Nepalese people.

Wednesday
Oct 4
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Out of Thin Air

The hunt for the Yeti continues as Josh Gates' quest takes him from the frozen slopes of Mount Everest to the isolated forests of Bhutan, where Josh uses bait to force a more personal encounter with the creature.

Wednesday
Oct 4
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Unmasking the Myth

In the finale of Josh Gates' hunt for the Yeti, he rafts into the remotest corners of Bhutan to capture some of his best evidence yet of the reclusive creature. Then, Josh returns to the USA, where all of his samples are analyzed to answer the question...is the Yeti real?

Wednesday
Oct 4
12pm | 11c