As Spring arrives, the most dangerous part of logging season is underway. An accident occurs as sleep-deprived drivers battle exhaustion and confront countless hazards.
As Winter ends and temperatures rise, exhausted drivers struggle to stay awake on the graveyard shift. Eldon has an accident and the forest turns into a nightmare when the soft ground and sinkholes attempt to swallow the massive skidder and delimber.
Lumber markets are collapsing forcing Rudy and Eldon to downsize earlier than expected. A blizzard keeps log haulers parked in the yard, Eldon gets stuck in a dangerous corner and Gilley's rig is engulfed in flames after he pushes it too hard.
Rudy and Eldon come up short on a major contract and Jeff loses patience as breakdowns continue to cost precious time and money. Then veteran driver Steve Gillman relives the worst day of his life when he wrecked twice in one day.
A Nor'easter drops a foot of snow and the subzero temperatures lead to frozen machines in the woods. Meanwhile, a driver looses control of his rig on a snowy hair pin turn and nearly flips his truck into a creek.
A long awaited snow storm brings what is deemed "white gold" as the ground is frozen and more timber can be harvested. But icy roads cause skidding trucks and a near head-on collision between father and son.
The brothers battle through mud and muck leading to treacherous conditions for hauling. Then, a 40 year veteran driver is injured as his truck rolls in a dangerous accident.
A hurricane makes for the Pelletiers' most disastrous week of production yet. Rain and mud slow tree cutting down and create danger on the roads. As the family tries to catch up, a driver spills his load and Wayne manhandles a double through sludge.
Pelletier Inc. is falling behind on the weekly quota so Eldon takes a dangerous risk by doubling the loads to the mills. The Pelletier family pulls together to help an employee and the delay leads to another financially disastrous week.
In a week where bad news seems to be the only news, the crews hustle to make up for lost time. Then two drivers crash their monster log hauling trucks sending shock waves through the Pelletier family that is fighting to keep their business alive.
Life isn't easy for the gold dredgers in the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, where a modern day gold rush is underway. But that doesn't stop them from hunting gold in one of the world's most inhospitable places - the bottom of the frozen Bering Sea.
Explore the high adrenaline "cat and mouse" world of airplane repossession. The repo world is small and in this cutthroat business, it will take more than just luck to separate the rich from their toys, and one wrong move can spell disaster.
Moonshiners go to extremes to illegally produce and distribute white lightning. There’s a king's ransom waiting for those bold enough to grab it, but the police are more determined than ever to catch them red handed. The day of reckoning may be just around the bend.
Steve Darnell and his team of rat rod specialists are master automotive fabricators. They work out of a sprawling garage, Welder Up, on the outskirts of the Las Vegas Strip, re-building one-of-a-kind Mad Max-style "rat rod" cars out of hidden treasure for quirky customers.
Hidden somewhere off the south eastern coast of Brazil, could lie hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of lost Incan gold. One team of treasure hunters has a new theory on where the treasure lies - a remote spot home to thousands of deadly vipers.
Featuring exclusive interviews with all 20 living White House chiefs of staff and presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush, The Presidents' Gatekeepers explores the fascinating and untold story of this unique fraternity and the presidents they serve.
Pacific Warriors follows the brave Hawaiians who venture out in kayaks, alone, to catch some of the sea’s most desirable fish. They rely on brute strength to pull in 500 lbs Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi & Ono. In these shark-infested waters, any mistake could cost them their lives.
Welcome to the world's deadliest job interview. In this series, four greenhorns take on four extreme jobs. They have one season to prove that they've got what it takes, and the clock is ticking. Come judgment day, who will earn a permanent spot and who will be sent packing?
Follow daring venom hunters as they risk their lives to acquire samples of deadly toxins for research and anti-venom use. The venom of spiders, scorpions, and snakes alike, can be sold for up to $4,000 a gram.
It's the deadliest job on earth: crab fishing off the Alaskan coast on the icy Bering Sea. These adventurers will battle Arctic weather, brutal waves, and a ticking clock for big money in this modern-day gold rush from which they may never return.
The quest to expand human knowledge takes scientists into the darkest places on earth. Death waits at every turn, but protecting them from danger are a brotherhood of elite survivalists called the Trailblazers.
Washington State's Olympic Peninsula has been called America's "Last Untamed Wilderness." This vast forest hides dark secrets & chilling mysteries just waiting to be uncovered. Follow, a team of local law enforcement officers sworn to protect their communities & the forest.
Expert homesteader, Marty Raney, along with his daughter Misty and son Matt, give struggling families a second chance at surviving off-the-grid. The stakes are high, but the Raney family is determined to prepare these families for nature’s worst and set them up for success.
The Oregon coast bursts with sea life, but is a labyrinth of sandbars and currents. Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove goes on board the vessels that navigate this stretch of sea, braving massive waves and unpredictable conditions.
Taking Fire shows us American soldiers on patrol, as they navigate their way through dangerous combat and life threatening situations in Afghanistan.
Off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the Island of Bougainville boasts one of the largest untapped gold reserves in the world. Few have dared to face its fearful guardians- ferocious crocodiles. Follow treasure hunters as they risk it all searching for gold.