Season 1 · Episode 1: For his first adventure Jeremy has brought back some old friends, snowboarders Josh Dirksen and Forrest Shearer. Together they will explore the cities, temples and mountains of Japan. Riding outside the mountain town of Hakuba, Jeremy and the Further team will venture deep into the Japanese alps and attempt to ride “The Face of No Return”. This massive line is rarely ridden and a perfect reason to explore this part of the world. Before they can make it to camp a massive windstorm sends them running for shelter.
The Japanese Alps
For his first adventure Jeremy has brought back some old friends, snowboarders Josh Dirksen and Forrest Shearer. Together they will explore the cities, temples and mountains of Japan. Riding outside the mountain town of Hakuba, Jeremy and the Further team will venture deep into the Japanese alps and attempt to ride “The Face of No Return”. This massive line is rarely ridden and a perfect reason to explore this part of the world. Before they can make it to camp a massive windstorm sends them running for shelter.
Exploring The Arctic Circle
Jeremy Jones enlists snowboarding legend Terj Haakonsen to explore the northern part of his homeland, Svalbard, Norway. They attempt the 180-kilometer snowmobile journey to basecamp. Encountering cracking sea ice and melting glacial moraines, their chances of making to basecamp are called into question.
The Camp Ramp
After narrowly escaping avalanches Jeremy Jones and Terj Haakonsen have to reassess the snow conditions in the Arctic Circle. Before they can an arctic snowstorm confines them to camp for days. After a week goes by, the team begins to wonder if the storm will clear before they have to head home.
Hours before the Further team needs to pack up for the 12-hour trip back to civilization, a line left un-ridden sends Jeremy and Terj on one last mission, but this is their most technical climb yet, and if they can make it to the top, their most dangerous descent.
The Austrian Tirol
Jeremy’s home in Lake Tahoe, CA is having the worst snow season in history, but Austria is having one of it’s best. Jeremy decides to visit his good friend Mitch Toedlerer and his wife Bibi, and explore the Karwendal Mountains. With the one of the coldest winters on record and an unstable snow pack anything could happen.
The Karwendel Range
The Karwendel Mountains are the largest protected wilderness in central Europe and they Just the kind of terrain Jeremy Jones and the Further team are looking for. As a “Siberian high” descends upon Europe bringing the coldest temperatures in 50 years the below freezing temperatures become a real danger for the team.
The Karwendel Range Pt. 2
Camping deep in the Karwendel Mountains of Austria, Jeremy Jones and the Further Team have decided to abandon camp in search of a small mountain hut. As darkness creeps in the team, lost in the woods, cant find the hut. The relentless cold, unforgiving snowpack and rugged terrain of the Karwendel Mountains, may be too much for the Further team.
Wrangell St. Elias
For the final trip of the Further project Jeremy and the team are heading North to Alaska and the Wrangell St. Elias range. This area is home to 9 of the countries 16 highest peaks and the biggest mountains on the planet. Huge glacial cracks, massive bergshrunds and falling cornices have the team questioning their decision to come here.
The West Wall
Jeremy convinces the team to attempt a line on the other side of The Bagley Ice field, the largest nonpolar ice field in the world. Can they make the dangerous glacial crossing? No matter what happens this will be one of their biggest missions yet.
With the Further mission ending, Jeremy Jones, Ryland Bell and Lucas Dabari decide to attempt the tooth. At over 55 degrees the Tooth will challenge the whole team and Lucas will reconsider his decision to climb this face.