This reality-based series chronicles an eight-person volunteer team (seven men and one woman) as they attempt to recreate the journey made by fur traders of the Hudson's Bay Company during the 1840's by travelling from Winnipeg to Hudson Bay. The trip covers a distance of 1200 kilometers and takes the team though the heart of the Canadian wilderness. The crew members possess only the food and equipment used during the period, including a 40-foot wooden York Boat.

Quest for the Bay - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2002-01-06

Quest for the Bay - Reinhold Messner - Netflix

Reinhold Messner (German pronunciation: [ˈʁaɪ̯nhɔlt ˈmɛsnɐ]; born 17 September 1944) is an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, explorer, and author from the bilingual Italian province of South Tyrol. He made the first solo ascent of Mount Everest, the first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, along with Peter Habeler, and was the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level. He was also the first person to cross Antarctica and Greenland with neither snowmobiles nor dog sleds. Furthermore, he crossed the Gobi Desert alone. Messner also published more than 80 books about his experiences as a climber and explorer. In 2018 he received jointly with Krzysztof Wielicki the Princess of Asturias Award in the category of Sports.

Quest for the Bay - Dhaulagiri - Netflix

Messner had already attempted Dhaulagiri in 1977 and 1984, but failed. In 1985 he finally summited. He climbed with Kammerlander up the normal route along the northeast ridge. After only three days of climbing they stood on the summit in a heavy storm on 15 May.

Quest for the Bay - References - Netflix