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THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Season 1 · Episode 1: Experience a never-before-seen adventure as a team of strangers embark on a 1,200-mile journey across America’s wildest long trail. Pulling in the first miles of a thru-hike reduces the nerves a bit, but it’s also when reality sets in. This journey will be extended, it will be painful, and for better or worse, it will be unforgettable.

8 Episodes

Episode 1

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Experience a never-before-seen adventure as a team of strangers embark on a 1,200-mile journey across America’s wildest long trail. Pulling in the first miles of a thru-hike reduces the nerves a bit, but it’s also when reality sets in. This journey will be extended, it will be painful, and for better or worse, it will be unforgettable.

Episode 2

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Each crew member must face their past to navigate the present successfully. Because no matter how many adventures you have under your feet, if your head and heart aren’t into a thru-hike, it ends quickly.

Episode 3

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Between a remote-scramble and grizzly-infested bushwhack, the crew finds themselves on the spine of a mountain, being pelted by ice, and dodging one of nature’s most violent forces - LIGHTNING.

Episode 4

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Each crew member can’t know how they will react to the thru-hike until they’re into it. Now, facing Washington’s hottest summer on record, it’s clear that the heat, long miles, and distant finish are drawing the tension between team members ahead.

Episode 5

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Every journey has its milestones, and halfway is the most decisive. Making it here has meant mixing a daily cocktail of blood, sweat, and tears. With 600 miles left, what will it mean for each crew member to hike their hike? And what will define their story?

Episode 6

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

As the crew moves forward, they find their brotherhood, skills, and collective grit put to the test by one of nature’s deadliest elements — WILDFIRE. But, a common threat has a way of bringing people together, unlike anything else.

Episode 7

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

There’s a stretch of time in every thru-hike when it feels like it will last forever. Then, you realize… it won’t. After over two months of living in the mountains, the crew has found a new home, even if it’s an increasingly punishing one.

Episode 8

THRU | The Pacific Northwest

Rocky passes, rain-draped bushwhacks, steep cliffs and tricky tides define the final miles on their journey — the Olympic Peninsula. The most northwest corner of the contingent United States. This is truly the final level of America’s wildest long trail.