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A quartet of inexperienced backpackers tackle one of the world's wildest thru-hikes.

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Four restless spirits with no backpacking experience trade their routine desk jobs for the wild uncertainty of the world’s newest thru hike – New Zealand’s 1,800 mile Te Araroa trail. A five month expedition into the unknown, the four hikers aim to test the Comfort Theory, a philosophy that when nothing is certain, anything is possible.