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.
Take an adrenaline-pumping ride on one of the most dangerous roads in the world.
Did You Know?
Long time trucker and series regular Darrell Ward died in a plane crash on August 28th, 2016 at age 52. See more
[opening narration, season 1
At the top of the world, there's an outpost like no other - and a job only a few would dare. The mission: to haul critical supplies across three hundred and fifty miles of frozen lakes to Canada's remote, billion-dollar diamond mines.
It's called the dash for the cash.
The challenge: to transport ten thousand loads in sixty days - before the road disappears. The rewards are great.
Get me hooked up to make some money!
The risks, even greater. These are the men who ...
Referenced in Some Girls: Episode #1.1
Livin' On The Edge
Performed by Aerosmith
Written by Steven Tyler
(as Tyler) / Joe Perry
(as Perry) / Mark Hudson
©1993 EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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