Ice Road Truckers: Season 8 (2014)
- Season 8 Episode 12: World's End
Lisa faces a difficult choice between continuing a journey north into the Arctic with one of her competitors, or joining her teammates in returning to safety
- Season 8 Episode 11: Journey to the End of the Earth
Polar drivers Lisa, Art and Todd start on an epic journey up the longest seasonal winter road in the world; VP stays closer to home, traveling dangerous roads in a late attempt to boost their load count.
- Season 8 Episode 10: Icing on the Lake
Darrell continues to teach Reno how to drive the ice roads, bad wiring could sink Alex's cement load, Lisa and Todd run into a a road block.
- Season 8 Episode 9: Flirtin' with Disaster
Darrell's new company is doing well and he calls in a surprising reinforcement, taking him on a delivery run to Big Trout Lake to get him accustomed to the winter roads
- Season 8 Episode 8: Highway to Hell
Lisa and Todd take on one of the toughest runs of the season, Darrell steals business from his former boss, Alex's trucking season is threatened by a crash.
- Season 8 Episode 7: Blazing the Trail
With temperatures on the rise, conditions on the ice roads result in meltdown. The truckers from Polar and VP Express are pushed to the limit, crossing thin ice on their way to deliver critical loads.
- Season 8 Episode 6: The Lone Wolf
VP Express takes on its most lucrative assignment to date, and tension mounts when a driver moves to a different company
- Season 8 Episode 5: The Storm Troopers
Darrell has a confrontation with his boss that could lead to big changes for the company. Art, Todd and Lisa risk driving across buckling ice
- Season 8 Episode 4: Snow Bound
Darrell and Todd try to get through record breaking snowfall, while the rest of the team fights to survive; despite frigid temperatures the war between VP Express and Polar reaches a boiling point.
- Season 8 Episode 3: Into the Vortex
The drivers risk their lives by braving driving snow and winds that obscure their visibility
- Season 8 Episode 2: Rushin' Roulette
The truckers race to deliver their loads while a massive storm approaches, Lisa and Art face a deadly shutdown, Darrell and Todd's feud threatens to rip team Polar apart.
- Season 8 Episode 1: The Gathering Storm
The drivers for both trucking companies are put to the test when the winter brings the worst weather conditions seen on the ice road in a century
Ice Road Truckers: Season 7 (2013)
- Season 7 Episode 12: Winter Takes All
Polar and VP take on a late season mission to the remote village of God's Lake with every driver joining the massive race.
- Season 7 Episode 11: The Wrecking Crew
Hugh drives a fire truck up the rugged route to Wasagamack, Todd struggles with a light load, Alex crashes grill first into the ditch, Darrell and Lisa hit the road with the widest haul of the season, Art is forced to break a cardinal sin.
- Season 7 Episode 10: Jagged Little Hill
Polar tries to fulfil their contract over the road to Utik Lake, Lisa braves the path to Utik with her heaviest haul of the season, Art struggles on his first solo run and Todd's excavator haul causes multiple tyres to blow out.
- Season 7 Episode 9: Haul of the Wild
Lisa, Alex, Art and Darrel attempt to conquer a remote trail, melting roads lead to trouble when Hugh crashes into the ditch. Plus, Hugh makes Lisa an offer she might not be able to refuse.
- Season 7 Episode 8: Art of War
Art locks horns with Hugh and Vlad, Darrell confronts Mark Kohaykewych, Alex gets stuck on a pressure ridge and Lisa encounters the most treacherous ice crossing of her career.
- Season 7 Episode 7: Load Rules
Alex races to complete one of Polar's most critical hauls of the season; Lisa's forced to stop in the middle of a frozen lake; Darrell's patience with Polar reaches its limit after he fails to receive a promised load.
- Season 7 Episode 6: Hail to the King!
Art Burke is sent to Tadoule Lake with fellow new driver Todd Dewey, who is showered with acid when his battery explodes, while a driver from Polar Industries defects to VP and Hugh Rowland persuades him to block his former employer's front gate with his truck. Meanwhile, fire breaks out in the cabin of Alex Debogorski's rig, and Lisa Kelly takes on a challenging one-day round trip
- Season 7 Episode 5: World War Hugh
After declaring war on his arch rivals Polar Industries, Hugh Rowland heads north to the isolated community of Wasagamack without waiting to give his new recruit Todd Dewey a helping hand. Alex Debogorski and Darrell Ward navigate an unmaintained road to deliver a $7million water-treatment unit to a dam construction project near Gillam, Manitoba, while Lisa Kelly is loaded with a school bus that is in need of a trip to the maintenance depot in Winnipeg
- Season 7 Episode 4: Ice Rodeo
As Art heads south to Winnipeg along 650 miles of Manitoba's winter roads, his truck loses power and grinds to a halt in temperatures of -40C, but Hugh is unsympathetic to his predicament. Lisa is on the way to Oxford House carrying a grader that will be used to smooth the road surface, and the machine's huge size causes a problem at a particularly narrow bridge. Darrell tries to come up with a solution when he finds out his load weighs 20 tons and there's no ramp to get it onto the trailer
- Season 7 Episode 3: Fear the Crack
With VP Express bosses Hugh Rowland and Vlad Pleskot having already left, Art Burke is close to boiling point after he is stranded at a fuel stop four hours north of Winnipeg when his truck won't start, but Polar Industries driver Darrell Ward comes to the rescue. After delivering prefabricated pieces of a school to the isolated community of Shamattawa in northern Manitoba, Alex Debogorski secures a return load in the form of a huge 4x4 forklift truck that needs some attention
- Season 7 Episode 2: Art Attack
VP Express finally delivers its first load of the season, but things remain frosty between owners Hugh Rowland and Vlad Pleskot and their employee Art Burke. Meanwhile, Polar Industries boss Mark Kohaykewych secures a lucrative new contract delivering the prefabricated pieces of a school to the isolated community of Shamattawa in northern Manitoba. However, the road is notoriously tough, with one incline so steep that truckers can find themselves going uncontrollably backwards - as Darrell Ward finds out
- Season 7 Episode 1: Collision Course
The return of the programme following drivers who deliver vital supplies to remote outposts over the frozen highways and byways of North America. Hugh Rowland responds to his fall-out with Polar Industries by setting up his own rival company with business partner Vlad Pleskot, pitting his new recruits against his ex-boss Mark Kohaykewych's team of old hands. Alex Debogorski is eager for the opportunity to wipe out Hugh's company before it gets started, while veteran trucker Lisa Kelly also signs up for Polar after a two-year break, looking to conquer the new terrain of the winter roads
Ice Road Truckers: Season 6 (2012)
- Season 6 Episode 16: The Final Showdown
The drivers undertake their final deliveries, with Jack keen to fend off a confident Darrell's challenge for his load-count title. Meanwhile, Alex takes desperate measures when the sun melts the ice beneath his wheels, Austin is given another substantial load confirming his status as a heavy hauler and Ray tries to squeeze in one more run
- Season 6 Episode 15: Race the Melt
The season is entering its final few days and the drivers are in a race against the weather and one another as the pressure at the top of the load-count chart intensifies. Darrell Ward and his main rival Jack Jessee are both carrying groceries and fuel to the remote settlement of Nuiqsut, while Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm face their final trip of the year. Austin Wheeler fancies his chances of snatching the title from the other guys, but as he approaches Attigan Pass on the Dalton Highway, his truck starts to make a very unhealthy noise
- Season 6 Episode 14: Chopping Block
Alex Debogorski has to negotiate the recently reopened Hurricane Alley as he hauls a volatile load of compressed gases used for welding, while Austin Wheeler readies a trailer holding a huge digger he is to carry up the Dalton to Prudhoe Bay in Alaska. Hugh Rowland and his convoy partner Vlad Pleskot have to clean up the mess after Rick Yemm fails to strap down his load properly, while Carlile boss Lane Keator calls Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum into the office in Fairbanks for a talk
- Season 6 Episode 13: Cold-Blooded
Hugh Rowland is annoyed when Rick Yemm insists on taking an early night as the pair head to the remote outpost of Wasagamack in Manitoba, while Lane Keator asks Phil Krom to shadow Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum on a trip to Prudhoe Bay to make sure the rookie stays on the straight and narrow. Austin Wheeler opts not to stop and put on his winter chains to go up a notorious hill, but his decision backfires, while Alex Debogorski delivers a snowblower to help the department of transport reopen a blocked road
- Season 6 Episode 12: Battle Lines
In Winnipeg, Rick Yemm finally rises from his sickbed to get back behind the wheel, but has a close encounter with a pickup truck driven by a winter roads supervisor. Jack Jessee and Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum cross swords when they are given jobs that require them to run in tandem and help each other offload, while Austin Wheeler drives a 100ft-long trailer as he takes some long pipes up to Prudhoe Bay
- Season 6 Episode 11: Hurricane Alley
Alex Debogorski gets caught in a whiteout on Dempster Highway during the biggest blizzard of the season, while Darrell Ward and Jack Jessee's battle for the load-count title heats up as they travel down the Dalton. Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum's confidence is high and he makes few friends as he points out other truckers' foibles over the CB, and Austin Wheeler has to pick up a huge all-wheel-drive truck from a mine
- Season 6 Episode 10: Stacking the Deck
The battle for the load-count title gets personal between Darrell Ward and Jack Jessee, while Austin Wheeler embarks on his first solo heavy-haul mission as he takes a new snowplough up the Dalton. Alex Debogorski transports a trailer of tungsten ore worth around $1million, Hugh Rowland leads two rookies across the frozen waters of Lake Winnipeg, and Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum's progress up a long incline is impeded by a slow-travelling tanker
- Season 6 Episode 9: Braking Bad
Alex Debogorski sets out to deliver toxic chemicals to the Cantung tungsten mine in the Northwest Territories, while Jack Jessee's return to the fray is hampered by a shifting load. Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum gets his chance to drive solo on the Dalton Highway, while Austin Wheeler is continuing his slow journey north as part of a convoy moving a modular building. With Rick Yemm still laid up, Hugh Rowland has to bring in some rookies to help him get three trailers of cement across Lake Winnipeg
- Season 6 Episode 8: Proving Ground
Ronald 'Porkchop' Magnum is given his first solo run of the season, while fellow rookie Austin Wheeler is part of a three-man team hauling a huge modular building up the Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay. Rick Yemm awaits results from the hospital about an infection he may have caught from the deer mice in his cab, while Hugh Rowland heads to Bloodvein in Manitoba, which involves crossing the recently opened Lake Winnipeg ice crossing on his own, with a blizzard forecast
- Season 6 Episode 7: Hard Road Ahead
Rick Yemm calls in specialists to clean out his truck and they discover an infestation of deer mice, which are known to carry the potentially fatal hantavirus. Following Jack Jessee's decision to walk away, terminal manager Lane Keator leaves his desk in Fairbanks, Alaska, to get behind the wheel again, while Alex Debogorski takes a huge excavator to Aklavik in the Northwest Territories, crossing the frozen waters of the Mackenzie river delta along the way
- Season 6 Episode 6: Blood, Sweat and Gears
In Manitoba, Rick Yemm and Hugh Rowland have to improvise a repair on a loose fuel tank using a tow strap, and are then pulled over to have the weight of their wagons checked. Ronald 'Porkchop' Magnum gets another chance out on the Dalton Highway, but his caution frustrates convoy partner Darrell Ward, while Alex Debogorski has a rendezvous at Klondike Corner to switch trailers, but when he arrives there is no sign of his fellow trucker
- Season 6 Episode 5: Desperate Measures
Ronald 'Porkchop' Mangum's hopes of getting back out with the big boys on the Dalton Highway are shot down when he is assigned to deliver dog food for the start of the Yukon Quest dogsled race. Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm take on a risky job as they haul cement trucks to the First Nation settlement of Red Sucker Lake in Manitoba, and Alex Debogorski tries to reach the Yukon before a storm closes the road
- Season 6 Episode 4: No Way Out
The biggest storm of the season hits and a trailer malfunction leaves Jack Jessee in danger of getting stranded as the weather closes in. In Manitoba, Hugh Rowland and Rick Yem are transporting vital water tanks to the remote community of St Theresa Point, Manitoba, which means taking their heavy loads across a 2km stretch of untested ice
- Season 6 Episode 3: Hammer Down
Alex Debogorski is pulling a trailer packed with snowmobiles destined for the tiny town of Aklavik in the Northwest Territories and has to cross the frozen delta of the Mackenzie River. In Manitoba, Rick Yemm stops his wagon on a blind corner to take a toilet break without leaving Hugh Rowland much room to squeeze by, putting them both in severe danger
- Season 6 Episode 2: Sink or Swim
In Manitoba, Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm negotiate slushy roads, a thawing river crossing and a low bridge in their search for the abandoned trailers. Alex Debogorski is delivering goods to the tiny hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk in the Northwest Territories, but to get there he has to make a risky journey across the frozen Arctic Ocean
- Season 6 Episode 1: Aces and Jokers
The return of the documentary following drivers transporting essential supplies to some of the remotest parts of North America. Alex Debogorski gets his first taste of Canada's Dempster Highway as he transports food from White Horse, Yukon, to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories, while Hugh Rowland answers the call when Polar Industries in Manitoba sends out a plea for truckers prepared to take on the slush and thin ice
Ice Road Truckers: Season 5 (2011)
- Season 5 Episode 17: The Last Dash
With Dave Redmon out of the running, Lisa Kelly has a chance to take the load-count title for the season and Alex Debogorski signs up for three jobs in his efforts to top the Canadian chart. Hugh Rowland and Rick Yem attempt to outrun a storm, but a risky manoeuvre sees them get stuck, while rookie driver Maya Sieber reflects on her first season
- Season 5 Episode 16: Judgement Day
Rick and Hugh are heading north to St Theresa Point, but the trail has turned into a skidpan and one of the concrete barriers they are carrying is not as securely fastened as it should be. Alex helps out a tow-truck that has become stuck while trying to assist another driver, the delivery of loads is delayed by polar bear sightings at Prudhoe Bay and Dave's employers make a decision about his future
- Season 5 Episode 15: The Heat Is On
Tim Freeman and Hugh Rowland get lucky with several return hauls, while Alex Debogorski struggles with an unstable freight of magnesium chloride, as the trio step up their games in the battle for the load-count title. Meanwhile, Dave Redmon's days with his employer look to be drawing to an end after an incident at a truckstop on the Dalton Highway, Lisa Kelly takes Maya Sieber under her wing, and there's a surprise in store for Tony Molesky
- Season 5 Episode 14: Ice Rogue Trucker
Dave Redmon is in trouble with his bosses after making a rookie error while trying to hook up to a load, and Hugh Rowland transports a cargo of boulders to a construction site across the brittle and thawing surface of Lake Winnipeg. Tony Molesky and Lisa Kelly pay their respects to fellow trucker Wayne Richardson as they scatter his ashes off the Dalton Highway
- Season 5 Episode 13: No More Mr. Nice Guy
Rising temperatures make the roads dangerously slick, and the sight of a crashed truck inspires the drivers to take precautions. Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm decide to travel in convoy with Alex Debogorski, who ends up being left trailing behind. Elsewhere, Dave Redmon tries to redeem himself for ditching his partners, while Lisa Kelly returns to the big league when she agrees to haul a 16-foot-wide steel frame to Prudhoe Bay
- Season 5 Episode 12: Hittin' the Skids
Hugh Rowland is delivering diesel to the remote outpost of St Theresa Point, but when a tanker jack-knifes and blocks the road, he decides to take matters into his own hands and tries to drag the stricken truck out of the way. Lisa Kelly has her work cut out transporting a cargo of 80ft-long pipes, while Dave Redmon's vehicle sputters to a halt as he heads towards Fairbanks
- Season 5 Episode 11: Rookie Rebellion
The blizzard has left Lisa Kelly stranded in Prudhoe Bay for four days, so Dave Redmon, Tony Molesky and Maya Sieber are sent to deliver much-needed supplies to people in her situation. However, the proposed convoy doesn't go to plan when at the first opportunity, Dave decides to leave the other two behind. Meanwhile, Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm finally manage to navigate the uncharted roads and deliver their fuel tanks in Muskrat Dam, but Rick forgets to collect a signature from the recipient and is forced to make a 50-mile return drive
- Season 5 Episode 10: Road to Nowhere
Following her demotion from heavy haul status, Lisa Kelly is determined to regain the confidence of the Carlile bosses, and forces herself to complete a delivery in spite of a dangerous blizzard. But as a huge white-out descends, she is left completely unable to see oncoming vehicles. Will she and her goods make it out unscathed? Elsewhere, on their first job for Polar Industries, Rick Yemm and Hugh Rowland set off to an isolated Indian reserve and take two wrong turns, but have no means of communicating with civilisation, while Maya Sieber is given her own truck
- Season 5 Episode 9: Meltdown!
A storm brings turmoil to the Dalton Highway, and as Tony Molesky hauls his cargo of 20 tons of explosives, he has to decide whether to risk trying to tow a fellow trucker out of a drift or press on to safety. In the Carlile offices, Lisa Kelly is facing the music for ending up in a ditch last time out, while Maya Sieber is delighted to have been given a huge load of pipes that she is to take up to Prudhoe on her own. Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm's bumpy ride continues and they face the wrath of their employer
- Season 5 Episode 8: A Banged-Up Job
Tony Molesky and Lisa Kelly continue to haul their prefabricated buildings, but a wagon coming in the opposite direction pushes Lisa off the track and into a ditch. Hugh Rowland is delivering 25 tons of critical supplies to the remote village of Lac Brochet with Rick Yemm, but already has two flat tyres and the load is pressing down on the other wheels. At the Carlile depot in Fairbanks, Maya Sieber hopes to drive the full length of the Dalton Highway for the first time on her own, while in Manitoba, Alex Debogorski comes to the rescue of a stranded family
- Season 5 Episode 6: The Braking Point
In Prudhoe, Dave Redmon needs a hammer to free his frozen brakes, but no one wants to lend him one, while in Anchorage, Lisa Kelly and Tony Molesky are given the responsibility of driving the biggest loads of the season so far. Alex Debogorski is delivering vital food supplies to the remote outpost of Tadoule Lake in Manitoba and is joined for much of the run by Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm, who are heading for the town of Lac Brochet
- Season 5 Episode 5: Under the Hammer
As the convoy carrying the sections for an airport terminal enters St Theresa Point, one of the loads catches on a 33,000-volt power line and brings it down. Lisa Kelly and fellow driver Scott Swanson push Carey Hall and his 120-ton cargo up one of the Dalton Highway's steepest inclines, while Alex Debogorski's trailer becomes detached in the wilds of Manitoba
- Season 5 Episode 4: Fire on Ice
Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm take part in a convoy carrying one of the biggest loads ever to cross the Canadian ice as they transport three prefabricated sections of a new airport building to St Theresa Point in northern Manitoba. Having graduated from the simulator, rookie driver Maya Sieber is about to take on the ice road for the first time with a load of lumber and veteran Phil Krom in the passenger seat. How will she fare?
- Season 5 Episode 3: Wrong Turn & Burned
Lisa Kelly takes an oversize trailer along the ice road to Prudhoe, a task she failed the previous season, while Alex Debogorski picks up a load of fish from Red Sucker Lake and heads for Winnipeg. Rick Yemm is forced to reverse down a treacherously icy road after missing a turning, while in Fairbanks, rookie Maya Seiber is tested on a 3D simulator that all drivers have to conquer before they can be let loose on the ice roads
- Season 5 Episode 2: Ice Road Rage
Alex Debogorski is hauling groceries to an isolated community in Canada when he hits a stretch of road flooded after a river burst its banks and there is no telling exactly how deep the water is, nor whether his rig can make it across. In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Tony Molesky is not convinced that Dave Redmon's driving skills are good enough to go solo after he completes his debut training run. In Fairbanks, Maya Sieber gets her first taste of the dangers of the haul road, while Lisa Kelly helps out a fellow driver whose truck has spun into a ditch
- Season 5 Episode 1: Pushing the Edge
The return of the documentary that follows drivers transporting essential supplies to some of the remotest parts of North America. Lisa Kelly is in Alaska to lead a convoy of heavy haulers from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay, while Maya Sieber has made her way north from her native New York to test herself on the ice roads. In Canada, Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm are working for a firm based in Winnipeg and Alex Debogorski has gone into business on his own
- Season 5 Episode 1/2: Pushing the Edge; Ice Road Rage
Lisa's first run goes south in a hurry; two rookies raise the stakes in the dash for the cash; Hugh and Rick go deeper into the Canadian outback; an overflow may leave Alex stranded.
Ice Road Truckers: Season 4 (2010)
- Season 4 Episode 16: New King of the Dalton
The truckers battle to determine this year's King of the Haul Road; tensions between Ray and Greg explode on Atigun; Lisa's possible best season ever is on the line; Jack's hope to repeat as King is in jeopardy; Alex pushes to beat his nemesis.
- Season 4 Episode 15: Deadly Melt
The roads become more treacherous along Alaska's Dalton Highway as temperatures rise, and work gets under way to prevent melting ice from the Yukon damaging a village. When the drivers are forced to team up for safety reasons, partners Jack Jessee and Lisa Kelly discover an overturned rig, while Hugh Rowland is caught speeding
- Season 4 Episode 14: A Legend Meets His End
Ray leads a trucker's son on a dangerous journey to scatter his father's ashes on Atigun, while a nasty surprise awaits Jack when he drives round a blind corner. Documentary series following men who haul vital supplies over frozen terrain in North America
- Season 4 Episode 13: Convoy to Hell
Six drivers form the largest convoy ever created by Carlile Transportation to deliver a tricky load to the remote village of Nuiqsut. Alex Debogorski, Ray Veilleux, Hugh Rowland, Lisa Kelly, Jack Jessee, and Greg Boadwine have to put aside their differences to complete the task, which involves crossing a melting river - but the job is jeopardised by the drivers' opposing views on how to proceed with the challenge
- Season 4 Episode 12: The Dalton Strikes Back
The truckers find themselves in severe difficulties after pushing their rigs to the limit. Documentary series following six men over the course of two months who haul vital supplies over frozen terrain in North America
- Season 4 Episode 11: A Rookie's Nightmare
Dalton rookie Ray Veilleux drives into a trucker's worst nightmare when he's distracted for a split-second; Lisa roars up the Dalton with an unwieldy bear cage in tow; trouble is heating up for the Polar Bear when he ignores his poorly loaded cargo.
- Season 4 Episode 10: The Ace vs. The Ice
Jack Jessee is dispatched to deliver a load of supplies along a wilderness trail and frozen river, which is rapidly thawing and leaves him with a crucial decision to make. Greg Boadwine is eager to redeem himself after being caught speeding by retrieving a trailer that was abandoned due to adverse weather conditions, but finds the oversized load difficult to manage. Elsewhere, Alex Debogorski's truck is unable to traverse a steep hill and slides back down the incline
- Season 4 Episode 9: Blood on the Dalton
Alex Debogorski's eighth run of the season is interrupted when he stops to help a man hurt in a car accident, and also tries to calm down the casualty and a second man after they become aggressive when police arrive. Hugh Rowland plans to catch up with the front-runners of the load leaderboard, but his haste causes an argument with another driver. Elsewhere, Ray Veilleux pushes himself too far, while Lisa Kelly discovers she could lose her job after crashing her truck
- Season 4 Episode 8: Lisa's Monster Megahaul
Lisa Kelly is recruited to be part of a push-trucking crew, which has to transport a 100-ton load across Alaska in a convoy comprised of three lorries. The configuration of vehicles allows extra power for taking the cargo up and down treacherous slopes, but she struggles with the precision timing required during the journey. Elsewhere, Ray Veilleux puts other drivers in danger when he veers on to the wrong side of the road
- Season 4 Episode 7: Avalanche!
Jack is left stranded and helpless by an avalanche; Ray faces Dalton with a premonition of death hanging over his head; Hugh drives on the wrong side of the road over Atigun pass.
- Season 4 Episode 6: Danger At 55 Below
Hugh Rowland believes his truck has been sabotaged when straps holding down the load appear to have been loosened, and gets into a heated exchange with another driver over the radio. Alex Debogorski breaks the company rules by picking up a hitch-hiker, who claims to have been waiting in the cold for more than five hours. Meanwhile, Lisa Kelly is fined after a routine truck inspection and also has to pay for a medical examination, putting a strain on her finances
- Season 4 Episode 5: Trapped on Thin Ice
Jack Jessee traverses steep mountain passes during an urgent fuel delivery, and fears he may become stranded on a frozen river when a storm closes in. Lisa Kelly faces her biggest challenge to date as she handles an oversized load that leaves little margin for error, and the rivalry between Alex Debogorski and Hugh Rowland continues
- Season 4 Episode 4: Monster Storm Over Antigun
Lisa Kelly faces a strict time limit to deliver an important cargo of piping to Prudhoe, but gets caught in a storm that makes the roads treacherous. Novice Ray Veilleux takes the opportunity to carry a return load to Fairbanks during a gap in the unsettled weather, only to encounter large snowdrifts and avalanche warnings, and Alex Debogorski is caught in a whiteout
- Season 4 Episode 3: Facing Down the Blow
Three drivers form a small convoy so they can navigate through the first storm of the season, but face problems when the lead truck's engine begins filling with snow. Novice Ray Veilleux heads out alone and forgets to put chains on his tyres, which causes a tailback, and Lisa Kelly hopes to earn respect by hauling a heavy load, only for her vehicle to start malfunctioning
- Season 4 Episode 2: The Polar Bear Returns
Rookie driver Ray Veilleux faces a difficult ride when his truck's radiator begins leaking, and risks ruining the engine to reach Prudhoe because he is unwilling to spend the night in sub-zero conditions. Elsewhere, Lisa Kelly is disappointed to be given a less important load than the others, and her misery is compounded when her vehicle's brakes stop working properly during a run, forcing her to make a career-defining decision
- Season 4 Episode 1: Breaking Through
Greg Boadwine returns with a point to prove following a rookie season that saw him spill a load of pipes, and Lisa Kelly aims to earn the male drivers' respect as she hauls a tricky car-carrier for the first time. Novice driver Ray Veilleux takes to the ice to support his family after his business went bust in the global recession, and finds himself facing a treacherous mountain pass as night falls
Ice Road Truckers: Season 3 (2009)
- Season 3 Episode 13: Arctic Thaw
As the season draws to a close, Lisa Kelly faces a final challenge as she hauls a load of hazardous waste across Atigun pass without the use of her brakes. Meanwhile, George Spears makes his last run before retiring, and Hugh Rowland's position at the head of the leaderboard is placed in jeopardy when his truck needs urgent repairs - giving his rival Alex Debogorski an opportunity to catch up
- Season 3 Episode 12: Race for the Finish
With the end of the winter trucking season approaching, Alex Debogorski tries to pull ahead of rival Hugh Rowland, but faces an unwelcome delay when his running mate Ron Dobbs suffers a breakdown. Meanwhile, Lisa Kelly transports a load of explosives, Tim Freeman prepares to go it alone on the Dalton Highway, and veteran driver George Spears reflects on his forthcoming retirement
- Season 3 Episode 11: Busted Parts & Breakdowns
Mount Redoubt in southern Alaska erupts, spewing tons of ash into the sky, and preventing flights across the state. With aircraft grounded, Jack Jessee volunteers to transport vital goods to the northern oilfields via the Dalton Highway, and Lisa Kelly gives a safety inspector a lift to Fairbanks, but a diesel leak halts her progress
- Season 3 Episode 10: Ocean Run
Only two weeks are left for the truckers to make big bucks and deliver all their loads to the oil fields; Hugh Rowland's impatience with trainee driver Phil Kromm nearly causes a disaster; Lisa Kelly braves the Arctic Ocean Ice Road.
- Season 3 Episode 9: Turn and Burn
Having successfully navigated through an Arctic blow, Tim Freeman is promoted to the position of lead driver. However, his triumph is short-lived when his trip is cut short by a faulty rear light. Meanwhile, Lisa Kelly takes some driving tips from veteran trucker Jack Jessee, and Hugh Rowland's enthusiasm for trucking leads to a brush with the law
- Season 3 Episode 8: Ocean Run
Lisa Kelly is given the chance to prove her skills by leading veteran trucker George Spears and rookie Tim Freeman in convoy to Deadhorse. However, the trio must first tackle the Two and a Half Mile Hill, a steep slope dreaded by many a driver. Meanwhile, Alex Debogorski sees a chance to outdo his old rival Hugh Rowland, and Jack Jessee races to deliver a tank of fluid to Coldfoot
- Season 3 Episode 7: Wicked Weather
Lisa Kelly is given a chance to demonstrate her abilities when she is asked to deliver a heavy load to Prudhoe Bay, but the 400-mile trip is put on hold by an approaching storm. Meanwhile, Tim Freeman and his instructor George Spears are buffeted by high winds over Atigun Pass, and Alex Debogorski falls out with his instructor while hauling an empty trailer
- Season 3 Episode 6: Arctic Ice
Hugh Rowland is anxious to get back on to the Dalton Highway, but is delayed by his mentor's late arrival. Meanwhile, Alex Debogorski discovers he has a flat tyre while traversing the toughest part of the road, and Lisa Kelly struggles to prepare her cab before her route out of the Carlile depot closes for the day
- Season 3 Episode 5: Accident Alley
Determined not to lose any more time or money, Jack Jesse and Lisa Kelly set out from Fairbanks before plows can clear a freshly fallen foot of snow; the blizzard causes a major collision on an icy hill; two Canadians' first solos.
- Season 3 Episode 4: Blinding Whiteout
Hugh Rowland embarks on his first solo trip on the Dalton Highway, but faces a challenging journey as he struggles to control his rig on the road's treacherous slopes. Meanwhile, a broken trailer forces Alex Deborgorski to seek an alternative load, and Lisa Kelly experiences a whiteout as her mission to transport a cargo of heavy tyres continues
- Season 3 Episode 3: Canadian Invasion
Alex Deborgorski and Hugh Rowland are given a chance to test their skills on the treacherous Dalton Highway, but both discover they may have overestimated their abilities. Meanwhile, Lisa Kelly tries to prove her worth by hauling a trailer of giant tyres, and Jack Jesse helps tow a pick-up truck out of a snow drift
- Season 3 Episode 2: Rookie Run
Lisa Kelly faces the hurdles of being female and young, but she wants to prove her worth by making a run in record time; Jack Jesse deals with the perils of hauling a load of 130-foot pipe; rookie Tim Freeman struggles with mechanical problems.
- Season 3 Episode 1: Deadliest Ice Road
The men transport supplies across the Dalton Highway, one of the most dangerous ice roads in Alaska due to the combination of strong Arctic winds, unforgiving terrain and the threat of avalanches. The truckers have a 12-week deadline in which to complete the task before the ice melts
Ice Road Truckers: Season 2 (2008)
- Season 2 Episode 15: Off the Ice
Highlights from the show, recalling the highs and lows of the ice trucking season. Veteran drivers and rookies reflect on their time driving across the dangerous terrain, looking back on the risks they took to get their cargo delivered
- Season 2 Episode 14: The World Crumbles
Hugh and Eric are neck and neck in their race to claim dominance over the ice road, but time is running out with the ocean waters closing in; the truckers race to remove equipment from the Langley site; an Arctic whiteout threatens operations.
- Season 2 Episode 13: Road To The Finale
The final day of the season dawns with pieces of the Langley camp still waiting to be moved. Among those who have lasted until the end are Hugh Rowland and Eric Dufresne, tying with 66 loads each. Elsewhere, Rick Yemm makes a mess of loading his final haul onto the trailer, and company boss Burt Bullock gives him his marching orders. Last in the series
- Season 2 Episode 12: The Big Thaw
The men launch a major effort to disassemble the Langley base before the ice melts. Jerry Dusdal enlists veteran truckers Jody Reed and Brett Herbert to shift the biggest haul - a 66-tonne derrick tower. However, 62 miles from Inuvik, the trucks encounter a crack in the ice that is spilling water over the road and have to wait for a pilot vehicle to guide them across the disintegrating surface. Elsewhere, Hugh Rowland sees a chance to overtake Eric Dufresne in the league table of total hauls
- Season 2 Episode 11: Highway Maggots
With spring fast approaching, the men race to dismantle the Arctic bases before the ice melts. Hugh Rowland sets out to match Eric Dufresne in the total number of hauls, and Rick Yemm's truck ends up in the garage again. Meanwhile, rookie Devon Neff faces a nerve-racking first drive, transporting two diesel tanks weighing 38 tonnes from Langley to Inuvik
- Season 2 Episode 10: Highway Maggots
Eric Dufresne and Hugh Rowland compete to haul the most loads, and Rick Yemm comes to Bill Thorbourne's aid during a crisis, but his reckless driving gets the better of him. Meanwhile, Bear Swensen finds himself called on to rescue another driver when a snow plough falls through the ice
- Season 2 Episode 9: A Rookie Fumbles
Veteran Hugh Rowland is called on to impart his wisdom to 18-year-old trucker Isaac Lennie, who is making his first trip up the ice road. Despite a shaky start with Isaac stalling the engine several times, Hugh has confidence in his young pupil. Meanwhile, Rick Yemm teams up with Bill Thorbourne to form a two-truck convoy to Mallick, and Drew Sherwood heads back onto the ice to deliver groceries to an isolated hamlet
- Season 2 Episode 8: A Trucker's Farewell
The rig move from Aput to Langley is finally completed, and Bear Swenson is entrusted with one of the final tasks - transporting a vital piece of equipment used to separate gases from liquids. Alex faces the end of his season on the ice after being diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung, Hugh continues to be the busiest driver on the highways, and Rick complains of poor health owing to his truck's bumpy ride
- Season 2 Episode 7: Man Down
Hugh Rowland receives news that a polar bear has been spotted prowling the road a few miles from the drilling site. Veteran driver Alex Debogorkski's health takes a turn for the worse when he suffers a coughing fit, and a run of bad luck forces Rick Yemm to consider his future in the job
- Season 2 Episode 6: Hundred Ton Haul
Alex Deborgorski must overcome health concerns to haul his biggest ever load - moving part of the massive substructure of the drilling station to Langley. Rick confronts his boss after being assigned the garbage run, and Hugh gets stuck with the less-than-glamorous job of transporting sewage up and down the highway
- Season 2 Episode 5: Lost on the Ice
Two trucks finally transport a 135ft derrick from Aput to a new drilling site in Langley, after previous attempts to move the vast structure were thwarted by the weather. Meanwhile, a frustrated Rick Yemm feels he is not being given due respect by his workmates and considers quitting his job, and an error leaves Alex Deborgorski lost on the ice
- Season 2 Episode 4: Arctic Whiteout
Supervisor Jerry Dusdal faces the biggest job of the season when he is asked to oversee the transportation of a large drilling station. Rick gets stuck in Tuktoyaktuk while waiting for repairs to his third truck of the season, and Drew takes his first ride on the ocean ice, on a mission to deliver food supplies to Tuk, having completed four journeys on the ice road
- Season 2 Episode 3: The Big Blizzard
A major storm forces the authorities to close the ice road and endangers the lives of several drivers. Alex risks being caught in a blizzard as he completes a 99-mile trip from Aput to Tuk, and rescue crews are called to the aid of a trucker who has become stuck in a ditch. Drew makes his first outing on his own rig, supervised by veteran Kelly Brown
- Season 2 Episode 2: Rookie Run
After only two days' trucking, Drew instead finds work as a forklift driver, while Rick suffers a mishap on the ice, damaging the oil panel underneath his truck. His rig is then towed back to base and engineer Shaun Lundrigan informs Rick that it will take days to fix. Alex encounters an overturned van on the road, reminding him of the severe dangers of the job
- Season 2 Episode 1: Edge of the Earth
Drivers Hugh, Alex, Rick and Drew return for a new series. In the first episode, the truckers travel 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle to cut their teeth on a new ice road, a challenging route which will take them over a frozen ocean for the first time
Ice Road Truckers: Season 1 (2007 - 2008)
- Season 1 Episode 10: The Final Run
The end of the trucking season leaves Hugh Rowland and Alex Debogorski still competing for the highest number of loads delivered. TJ Tilcox is given the honour of leading his last convoy, while Jay Westgard has to traverse a large hill lying between him and his destination. Last in series
- Season 1 Episode 9: The Big Melt
An unprecedented 17-truck convoy, which includes the largest load of the season crosses the ice. Meanwhile, Rick Yemm has a confrontation with boss Hugh Rowland about the lack of heating in his truck, and Jay Westgard delivers jet fuel on a treacherous 575-mile journey
- Season 1 Episode 8: Into the Whiteout
As an Arctic storm threatens to hit the Northwest Territory, the drivers hope there's safety in numbers and decide to form a convoy to deliver vital supplies to the Diavik mine. Unfortunately, trouble ensues when Rick breaks down and TJ becomes separated from the rest of the team at a vital moment
- Season 1 Episode 7: The Rookie Challenge
Drew angers his boss when he has yet another mishap, becoming stranded after running out of fuel. Alex drives the new 138-mile ice road to Colomac Gold mine, and Hugh is desperate to dispatch a load but discovers a hole in one of his tyres. TJ's season threatens to come to an end when he is diagnosed with torn and inflamed abdominal muscles
- Season 1 Episode 6: Ice Road Truckers (Driving on Thin Ice)
Accidents and strict safety rules have sent many drivers packing. Jay must travel over 200 miles of ice to deliver a 95,000-pound diamond ore scrubber. T.J. is being investigated for driver negligence. And Rick soldiers on with no heat in his truck.
- Season 1 Episode 5: Midseason Mayhem
Todd White faces a ban for speeding that will end his season, and Drew Sherwood is forced to abandon his load when the power on his rig fails. Meanwhile, a diesel tanker overturns and threatens to leak into the nearby Yellowknife River, a source of drinking water inhabited by wildlife. TJ Tilcox swaps his battered truck for a new model
- Season 1 Episode 4: The Big Chill
A 50-ton fuel tanker flips over at the start of the ice road, forcing emergency crews to work hard to prevent an environmental disaster. Elsewhere, Jay Westgard hauls three giant water purifiers to the De Beers diamond mine. It is a risky journey and, to make matters worse, he is worried because his daughter has pneumonia
- Season 1 Episode 3: Dash for the Cash
Experienced trucker Alex Debogorski is charged with the task of hauling a 44,000-pound diamond-ore crusher across 350 miles of ice in temperatures of minus 40 degrees. Meanwhile, rookie driver TJ Tilcox is caught in a storm for the second time this season and Rick Yemm continues to compete with his boss Hugh Rowland to see who can pull the most loads
- Season 1 Episode 2: Destination: Diamond Mine
Jay Westgard hauls a 17-ton water tank over extremely thin ice, taking care not to drive too fast in case it shatters and his truck plunges into the freezing water below. Veteran Hugh Rowland's rivalry with Rick Yemm intensifies as they compete for the highest load count
- Season 1 Episode 1: Ready to Roll
New twice-weekly series following six men over the course of two months as they haul vital supplies over frozen lakes in Canada's Northwest Territory - one of the coldest frontiers in the world to the territory's diamond mines. In the first episode, construction crews begin the process of creating a 350-mile highway of ice as truck drivers from all over North America journey to the small town of Yellowknife for the opportunity to make as much as $2,000 per delivery.
Ice Road Truckers: Special (2007 - 2008)
- Special Episode 5: Road to Season 2
The series continues to follow some truckers from last season as well as new drivers hauling essential equipment and supplies over the winter ice road to remote outposts in Canada's Northwest Territories.
- Special Episode 4: On the Edge
As the ice melts and the season comes to the end, the truckers discuss their experiences and reflect on their place in a tradition which has existed for almost 75 years
- Special Episode 3: Road to the Finale
As the pace of the ice road's meltdown quickens, truckers reflect on their first season in the Arctic; some rookies prove to be up to the challenge but others make early exits; highlights and new footage.
- Special Episode 1: Then and Now
Revealing how the ice roads are tested and prepared and the history of the routes and Yellowknife region. Plus, the truckers are joined by historians to discuss the dangers they face, explaining the roads may be more sophisticated than ever and have helped Canada to become the third largest producer of diamonds in the world, but the risks which have caused more than 20 fatalities remain. Last in series
Ice Road Truckers: Recap (2009)
- Recap Episode 12: Season 3: Recap 12
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 10: Season 3 Recap 10
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 9: Season 3 Recap 9
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 8: Season 3: Recap 8
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 7: Season 3: Recap 7
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 6: Season 3: Recap 6
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 5: Season 3: Recap 5
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 4: Season 3: Recap 4
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 3: Season 3: Recap 3
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 2: Season 3: Recap 2
A recap of the season thus far.
- Recap Episode 1: Season 3: Recap 1
A recap of the new season thus far.
- Recap Episode 11: Season 3 Recap 11
A recap of the season thus far.