Quest For The Bay

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  • 2002
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (45)

An eight person team that consists of volunteers recreate a journey that was made by fur traders. Of the 8 people only one was female. In the 1840's, fur traders of the Hudson Bay Company traveled from Winnipeg to Hudson Bay. The trip was about 800 miles. It took the team about 8 to 12 weeks to make the trip. They only had minor equipment, clothing, and food to take with them into the wilderness.

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Seasons
To the Edge of the Frozen Sea
5. To the Edge of the Frozen Sea
February 3, 2002
The boat has been destroyed, the group fragmented. The team battles illness, distrust, and the approaching arctic cold to keep their dream alive of completing their Quest for the Bay.
Beyond Hell's Gate
4. Beyond Hell's Gate
January 27, 2002
The crew have reached the magnificent Hayes River. The spirit of the group is threatened by a leadership struggle between two strong, but different men. Tired and hungry a decision is made to run a dangerous set of rapids and calamity occurs.
The Great Portage
3. The Great Portage
January 20, 2002
The crew leaves the security of Norway House, as the York boat sets out into the northern wilderness. The spirit of the group cracks under the intensity of the portage as the good weather turns to a torrential rain.
The Lake
2. The Lake
January 13, 2002
The arduous task of rowing the York boat to the Hudson Bay begins under a searing, hot summer sun. The heat and insects begin to take a toll. They arrive at the Cree community of Norway House at the top of Lake Winnipeg.
The Company of Adventurers
1. The Company of Adventurers
January 6, 2002
We meet the successful candidates who have agreed to undertake the quest to the Hudson Bay. We learn about the dangers of the quest, and follow the crew in their initial week of the journey.
Description

An eight person team that consists of volunteers recreate a journey that was made by fur traders. Of the 8 people only one was female. In the 1840's, fur traders of the Hudson Bay Company traveled from Winnipeg to Hudson Bay. The trip was about 800 miles. It took the team about 8 to 12 weeks to make the trip. They only had minor equipment, clothing, and food to take with them into the wilderness.

Quest For The Bay is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on January 6, 2002.

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Quest For The Bay is available for streaming on the Syndicado website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Quest For The Bay on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Hoopla and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2002
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (45)