Follow two adventurous young men, Bryan Adamas and
Bryan Wallwork, as they embark on an epic canoe trip
from Milk River, Alberta to New Orleans, Louisiana. The
6-month journey will take them 3,500 Miles south-east
across America, passing through 10 different states.
These modern day explorers are experienced adventurers;
however, they have never taken on a challenge of this
magnitude. This is an arduous journey, one which dates
back to the early 1600s when ?early settlers? traveled
by canoe to trade furs for goods at the ports of New
These two won?t have 300 pounds of beaver pelts to carry
with them, however many obstacles lie ahead. Rough
waters, camping for more than two hundred days in the
wilderness, and navigating the unknown waters are just a
few of the challenges they will face and our cameras
will be there to capture every portage, rapids run and
broken paddle along the way.
Because they can only carry a limited amount of supplies
in their un-motorized craft, Bryan and Bryan will have
to make 23 different stops along the way. This will
provide us and the press with oportunities to get caught
up with the boys for interviews and to explore the
Episode 1 ? Let?s Roll!
The Bryans say goodbye to friends and family in Montreal
and begin their journey downstream from Milk River,
Alberta to New Orleans. Oh, snap! Bryan Wallwork gets
injured 2 days into the journey.
Episode 2 ? Always Stay in the Boat, Uh, Canoe!
The Paddling Bryans decide to take a day off from
paddling to explore the scenery. They hike up a mountain
to get a birds eye view of the river they are traveling
and get the creeps while investigating an abandoned
Episode 3 ? International Crisis?
The boys hurry downstream to cross the boarder into the
State of Montana, only to be stopped dead in their
tracks by the US boarder patrol. Could this already be
the end of their journey?
Episode 4 ? The Portage Test
The Bryans face their biggest challenge yet. The first
big portage, lugging the canoe and 800 pounds of
survival equipment proves to be too much to handle for
Episode 5 ? Hitting The Wall
The guys reach North Dakota but the river is dried up.
They now have to drag the canoe for two days from muddy
pond to dried up creeks. Morale is low and thoughts of
packing it in start creeping in? but they keep going in
hopes of reaching Lake Sakakawea.
Episode 6 ?There's a Storm-a-Comin'
At this point of the journey the boys find themselves
fighting against the weather. The high winds in South
Dakota make it too dangerous to canoe so the Bryans set
up camp hoping for the best. The bad weather turns into
an October blizzard- the Bryans survival skills are put
to the test.
Episode 7 ?Tastes Like Chicken
The Bryans head towards Missouri but the extreme cold
and poor living conditions take a toll on the boys. They
find and attempt to eat a dead, floating duck.
Episode 8 ? Not that Glasgow
The guys arrive in Glasgow, Missouri and decide to stay
for a College Basketball game. They have way too much
fun and one Bryan ends up in handcuffs.
Episode 9 ?Deep Freeze
As the Paddling Bryans approach St Louis, Missouri, the
river completely freezes up around them. They are now in
a life and death situation and are unsure if the journey
Episode 10 ? It's a "Rap"
The Bryans arrive in St Louis, Missouri and make a
scheduled stop to have a look at the famous arch. They
also hang with a hip hop group along the shores of the
Episode 11 ? The Mighty Mississippi
The Paddling Bryans finally hit the "Mighty" Mississippi
river and get excited to shed their cold weather "Monkey
suits'. They soon realize just how dangerous the
Mississippi river can be.
Episode 12 ? Na-Na-Natchez
The weather turns cold again and the boys leave Memphis,
Tennessee in search of warmer temperatures. They weave
their way around huge barges and head for the historic
and picturesque town of Natchez, Mississippi.
Episode 13 ? The Home Stretch
The guys are now faced with the possibility of not
reaching New Orleans on time. There is no time to waste
and the trip now becomes a mad dash to the finish line.