Here’s a look at the exact filming locations used for Snowflake Mountain on Netflix
by Netflix new reality show, snowflake mountain certainly got viewers talking. The series sees a group of distraught young adults forced to survive in the desert after initially believing they were heading for a luxurious retirement.
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While we certainly don’t want to trade places with them, many viewers are wondering where exactly the series was filmed. Curious? Read more about the filming locations below…
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snowflake mountainwhich landed on the streaming site last week, follows ten spoiled teenagers and young adults (the *ahem* snowflakes) from the UK as they are put through their paces at a survival retreat in wilderness in the remote British countryside – more specifically, in the Lake District.
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Located in Cumbria in the North West of England, the Lake District is a mountainous region consisting of several lakes, forests, mountains and open lands, making it a popular vacation destination – and also the perfect location to film a survival-based show.
According to Netflix, the “back to basics” camp in which the candidates find themselves has no running water, no parents to wait for them and, worst of all, no Wi-Fi.
According movie addict, much of the show’s filming took place at The Graythwaite Estate, which is private land with several luxury holiday homes on its impressive stretch of land, however, competitors were actually camping in the 5,000 acres of land that surround Graythwaite Hall.
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While there, the contestants are forced to connect with nature and face a series of difficult challenges, including swimming through the middle of a frozen lake to obtain food from a floating raft. At the end of the competition, one is crowned the Ultimate Wilderness Warrior and receives the $50,000 cash prize.
The group of twenty-somethings are watched over by survival experts Matt Tate, a former Navy officer, and Joel Graves, a former Army combat engineer. Ex-military leaders are there for tAccumulate the individual courses of the competitor, guide him to success and even distribute punishments for those who choose not to follow their advice.
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