Quest for the Bay

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  • To the Edge of a Frozen Sea

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 1/20/02

    The team is still 180 miles from York Factory, but their boat has been destroyed, the arctic cold is closing in, and their food is running low. They must battle illness and distrust to complete their quest to relive the epic journey of the Hudson's Bay fur traders.moreless
  • Episodes 3 and 4

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    S 1 : Ep 5 -

    As seen on PBS comes this new "living history" series about eight "average people" (7 men and one women) who volunteer to relive an adventure. The epic 1200 kilometer journey by the Hudson's Bay Company fur traders of 1840s from Winnipeg, to the Hudson Bay. They undertake this journey through the heart of the Canadian wilderness in a historically accurate York Boat (a hand made wooden boat 40 ft. x 8 ft.) with only period provisions. Rowing 12 to 14 hours a day, carrying 180 lb. packs, shooting the rapids, and covering over 1200 kilometers, the trip will take eight to twelve weeks. The journey is a return to the real experiences when empires battled for the the wealth of the new world. Episode 3 "The Great Portage" the crew leaves the security of Norway House, as the York boat sets out into the northern wilderness. They fight their way over barricades of beaver dams and drag the boat through the leech-filled sloughs of the Echimamish River before reaching the arduous Robinson Portage. Episode 4 "Beyond Hell's Gate" the crew have reached the magnificent Hayes River. Whitewater rapids and razorsharp rocks damage the boat. The spirit of the group is threatened by a leadership struggle between two strong, but different men. A decision is made to run a dangerous set of rapids and calamity occurs.moreless
  • Beyond Hell's Gate

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 1/20/02

    The team reaches the magnificent Hayes River, but rapids with razor-sharp rocks damage the boat and a struggle for the leadership breaks out.
  • The Great Portage

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 1/13/02

    Setting out into the northern wilderness, the adventurers fight their way past the beaver dams and leech-filled sloughs on the Echimamish River. But on finally reaching the 1,600-meter Robinson Portage, the group's spirit is tested by a torrential downpour of rain.moreless
  • Episode 3

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    S 1 : Ep 3 -

    As seen on PBS comes this new "living history" series about eight "average people" (7 men and one women) who volunteer to relive an adventure. The epic 1200 kilometer journey by the Hudson's Bay Company fur traders of 1840s from Winnipeg, to the Hudson Bay. They undertake this grueling and difficult journey through the heart of the Canadian wilderness in a historically accurate York Boat (a hand made wooden boat 40 ft. x 8 ft.) with only period provisions. Rowing 12 to 14 hours a day, carrying 180 lb. packs, shooting the rapids, and covering over 1200 kilometers, the trip will take eight to twelve weeks. The journey is an exploration of the strength of the human spirit, and a return to the real experiences when empires battled for the the wealth of the new world. In Episode 3 the crew leaves the security of Norway House, as the York boat sets out into the northern wilderness. They fight their way over barricades of beaver dams and drag the boat through the leech-filled sloughs of the Echimamish River before reaching the arduous 1600-meter Robinson Portage. The spirit of the group cracks under the intensity of the portage as the good weather turns to a torrential rain.moreless
  • The Lake

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 1/6/02

    The explorers begin the task of rowing the York boat to Hudson Bay under the hot summer sun, finally arriving at the Cree community of Norway House at the top of Lake Winnipeg.moreless
  • The Company of Adventurers

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 1/6/02

    The crew of explorers is selected, and they begin the first week of their journey facing the same hardships the original crew would have had to deal with in 1840s Canada.
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