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Series cast summary:
Alex Debogorski ...  Himself - Ice Road Trucker / ... 123 episodes, 2007-2017
Thom Beers Thom Beers ...  Narrator 122 episodes, 2007-2017
Hugh Rowland ...  Himself - Ice Road Trucker / ... 112 episodes, 2007-2014
Lisa Kelly ...  Herself - Ice Road Trucker / ... 83 episodes, 2007-2017
Rick Yemm Rick Yemm ...  Himself - Ice Road Trucker / ... 65 episodes, 2007-2012
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During the harsh winter of Canada's Northwest Territory, remote villages and work camps are cut off from the world. To keep them supplied, a tenacious group of long-haul truckers drive their rigs over hundreds of miles on ice roads cut across the surface of frozen lakes. Sometimes the ice cannot support the heavy rig, and driver and cargo plunge through the ice and sink to the bottom. Hitch a risky ride along with the Ice Road Truckers as they drive headlong into bone-chilling danger. Written by History Channel

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Take an adrenaline-pumping ride on one of the most dangerous roads in the world.


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17 June 2007 (USA) See more »

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Camioneros del hielo See more »

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Long time trucker and series regular Darrell Ward died in a plane crash on August 28th, 2016 at age 52. See more »

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[opening narration: season 3]
Narrator: At the top of the world, there's a job only a few would dare. Last season, the dash for the cash was fought on the smooth playing field of Canada's Arctic ice. This season, two old pros join four of America's bravest truckers to tackle the tundra's deadliest ice passage. Just when you thought extreme trucking couldn't get more dangerous, ice road truckers take on Alaska. These are the truckers who make their living on thin ice.
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Livin' On The Edge
Performed by Aerosmith
Written by Steven Tyler (as Tyler) / Joe Perry (as Perry) / Mark Hudson (as Hudson)
©1993 EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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Not for Canadians
8 February 2009 | by aerovianSee all my reviews

I had always been baffled about why this shot-in-Canada show, which I'd heard was such a big deal in the US and overseas, never aired on any of the Canadian networks. Then I got around to picking up a season one DVD set on eBay and the mystery was quickly solved. If you've ever done any serious winter driving on any of our worst stretches of highway (e.g., Calgary to Revelstoke at night with road conditions rated "poor") you've already experienced white-knuckle driving that's at least as scary as anything you'll see on this show. For the average Canuck, this series is about as exciting as watching people drive to the supermarket (in fact in most cities that's more likely to be a lethal proposition than is a trip up the Ice Road.) One thing I did appreciate, however, is that -- notwithstanding the stereotypical ice-and-snow motif that forms the obvious foundation of the program -- the producers give Canada a very fair, balanced, and generally positive portrayal. This is one of those rare occasions when we come off more as a modern economic powerhouse that just happens to have some very cold bits, rather than a nation of backwards, mostly frozen eh-sayers living in a 19th-century wasteland denominated primarily by beaver pelts, maple syrup and lumberjacks.


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