The team carried over 200 pounds of camera gear through six rivers, mosquito infested swamps and over the continental divide in order to create a documentary that will inspire people to protect the wild areas remaining in the world.

Their adventure highlights the amazing wilderness that exists in these northern environments but also the threats that face them.

Who carries three canoes and backcountry gear, through swamp and thick forest, for three days to portage 15 miles between rivers? Six young, rugged, didn’t-think-it-would-be-this-hard guys do.

Chuck Jaffee, The Union