The hazards and perils encountered by 19th-century American pioneers as they made their way towards the Pacific have been well-documented. In this compelling miniseries, British survivalist Ray Mears retraces the routes taken by the settlers, bringing a first-hand view of their daunting mountain and desert challenges. AKA: "How the West Was Won with Ray Mears." 3 1/2 hours on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.