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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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English

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17 June 2007 (USA) See more »

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Camioneros del hielo See more »

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The character Jesse Pinkman (played by Aaron Paul) from the show Breaking Bad mentioned that he watches this program (season 4 episode 9) See more »

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[opening narration, season 1]
Narrator: 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.
Alex Debogorski: It's called the dash for the cash.
Narrator: The challenge: to transport ten thousand loads in sixty days - before the road disappears. The rewards are great.
Rick Yemm: Get me hooked up to make some money!
Narrator: The risks, even greater. These are the men who ...
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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
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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strange
17 January 2009 | by gunnvald-klevelandSee all my reviews

I am from Norway and don't think the temperature is so extreme , if i calculate it right -32F is just at water freezing, and they show it as terrible at -42. Also i think the trucks are so different than we are using, many things looks like its been around since the early 80's. Who in his right mind uses steel-wire to load and unload the trailer on the rig. That's my opinion,you're technique and solutions are strange for me. And to use alcohol on air tanks was a system we used 20-30 years ago, now its just air drying system, so many different ways to the job. So I think its a good series but some of the characters are a little over the top for me,they are a little full of themselves :)


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