Top 10 Outdoors Movies Streaming on Netflix Right Now


Get on this now because Net­flix is con­stant­ly chang­ing their avail­able stream­ing list. Like a cru­el lover, she’ll offer you a gem only to take it away the next day. Throw these in your instant queue and can­cel all your week­end plans. These are the best out­doors movies stream­ing on Net­flix right now.

Argue all you want, Les Stroud is the king of doc­u­men­tary sur­vival shows. For­get Bear Grylls and those long com­mer­cial reen­act­ments he calls authen­tic. For­get Dual Sur­vival and their palling around. Watch every episode of Sur­vivor­man and you’ll get actu­al knowl­edge you can actu­al­ly use. Also, he plays a mean harmonica.


om2180 South
Jeff John­son, a surfer from Cal­i­for­nia, treks to Patag­o­nia to climb Cer­ro Cor­co­v­a­da, fol­low­ing the tracks of Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tomp­kin’s 1968 jour­ney to the same place. Couinard and Tomp­kins went on to found brands Patag­o­nia and The North Face, respectively.


om3Motor­cy­cle Diaries
Pos­si­bly one of the great­est movies of all time, Motor­cy­cle Diaries is also an epic out­doors adven­ture. It chron­i­cles the motor­cy­cle jour­ney of Che Gue­vara com­plet­ed short­ly after fin­ish­ing med­ical school, start­ing in Argenti­na and going through Patag­o­nia before head­ing up to Peru and the Amazon.


o4Last of the Mohicans
Daniel Day Lewis can­not let you down and Last of the Mohi­cans is just one exam­ple, show­cas­ing the strug­gle of Native Amer­i­cans dur­ing the French and Indi­an War in the mid-18th cen­tu­ry. It’s new Amer­i­ca and fea­tures some epic scenery.


o5The Great Outdoors
Dan Aykroyd, John Can­dy, a fam­i­ly vaca­tion, and a cab­in. The late 80’s might be the great­est era of com­e­dy known to man and this is just one of many fine examples.




The Art of Flight
One of the most beau­ti­ful­ly shot snow­board films ever — this doc­u­men­tary fol­lows Travis Rice all over the world as he “works.” Huge moun­tains, amaz­ing snow and incred­i­ble snowboarders.


o7Wild Chi­na
This doc­u­men­tary is a fan­tas­tic high-def­i­n­i­tion look at Chi­na’s expan­sive coun­try­side. From jun­gles to deserts to lime stone cliffs, it goes on and on and on.….


Call of the Wild
Jack Lon­don’s clas­sic is trans­formed onto the sil­ver screen, bring­ing life to the extreme con­di­tions of the Klondike Gold Rush and the sled dogs that were essen­tial to the men and the indus­try of that time.



o9The Way Back
There are count­less tales of pris­on­ers escap­ing from prison camps dur­ing WWII, but only one of them is a movie stream­ing on Net­flix. Col­in Far­rell, Ed Har­ris are just two stars among an excel­lent cast who hoof it to Mon­go­lia from the Siber­ian Gulagg camp…during winter.


10Touch­ing the Void
Pos­si­bly one of the great­est sur­vival sto­ries of all time. Climbers Joe Simp­son and Simon Yates attempt to climb in the Peru­vian Andes in 1985, only to be dealt a crush­ing blow, when Simp­son fell into a crevasse and broke his leg. He was left by Yates and then crawled down the moun­tain alone to ulti­mate­ly sur­vive. Not too shabby.