A new season begins, with 6,000 loads of freight to move in 12 weeks on Alaska’s North Slope. Enter Hugh and Alex, two titans and archrivals of the Canadian Ice Roads. But can they cut it in Alaska?
Lisa tries to prove her worth with a record run; Jack takes a perilous trip; Tim struggles with doubt and Hugh and Alex see if they’ve got what it takes to survive North America’s deadliest road.
Hugh and Alex embark on their first trip to Prudhoe Bay; Jack has to make a moral decision; Lisa requests her first heavy load; Tim tries to navigate the ice road but runs into a storm.
George, Tim and Lisa take shelter at Coldfoot; Jack tries to outrun the storm; Hugh and Alex battle mechanical problems George and Tim face deep snow at Atigun; Lisa’s pilot truck breaks down.
Jack and Lisa set out for Fairbanks after a massive storm; Ben travels “Slope Mountain”; Hugh and Alex complete their first solo runs; Jack has a close encounter with a 1,100-lb moose.
Lisa auditions to be the first female elite Heavy Hauler; Hugh aims for a bigger title; Alex makes an epic 500-mile run; Tim tries to finish his rookie season with his truck—and himself—in one piece.
Tim and George run into a storm near Deadhorse; Lisa battles the weather to see her husband; Hugh and Phil convoy south and then celebrate; Alex and Jack split up.
With Atigun Pass at risk for avalanche, Jack calls on Carey for help with a critical load, Alex and Hugo compare load counts, and Hugh runs into trouble when another trucker tries to pass him.
Lisa convoys north with Jack, Hugh discovers another competitor; Phil battles nemesis Drew; Tim and George hit the road but electrical problems force Tim to turn back.
Hugh’s impatience with Phil nearly causes an accident on Atigun; Lisa convoys with slow drivers George and Tim; Alex delivers to Deadhorse and takes a dangerous back-haul assignment.
Jack races to Deadhorse with a flammable load and a hairpin corner; Lisa helps a stranded plane passenger but becomes stranded with no heat after a major breakdown.
Lisa drives a van full of explosives; Greg and Tim battle through Atigun; Alex and Ron convoy north from Fairbanks; Hugh meets up with Alex for a brief moment.