Ice Road Rescue
Forces of Nature+
Winter hits hard in cold Norway. Thord risks his life to keep the roads open while a winter storm strikes. Up in the north, Jo Roger and his son Ole Henrik are dealing with enormous amounts of snow.
Bad Day At The Gallows+
Thord has expanded his territory, and with new ground to cover comes new obstacles to cross. Up in the north, Jo Roger has handed over the responsibility for the company to his son, Ole Henrik. And when an egg truck is stuck in snow, Ole Henrik has a bad day at work, struggling with rescuing the 22 ton's truck.
Mountain Road Mania+
After expanding his territory, rescue-boss Thord meets new challenges he hasn't encountered before. Up in the North Ole Henrik and Roger has to rescue a post-delivery truck, that's tumble over down a ditch. A big rescue to get the mail delivery back on track.
Into The Night+
In Norway, close to the Arctic Circle, there is very little daylight during winter. But tow truck rescuers don't fear the dark. Only they can keep the roads open and accomplish an Ice Road Rescue, at all hours of the day.
In the far North of Norway, the brave two truck rescuers has one simple job that never ends: Keep a network of thousand of miles of roads open. 365 days a year.
In the Family+
Being an ice road tow trucker, you have to work around the clock. The only way to make time for family life is to make the workplace like home, and a place for both family and friends.
In the far North of Norway, a brigade of road rescuers fight every day to keep the roads open and safe, in winter. Damage control is a key factor. If they destroy anything during a rescue, they will have to pay the cost.
In the south of Norway, a 30-ton excavator has capsized into a deep ditch. It's a logistically complicated mission and Thord knows he will need his best men to accomplish this Ice Road Rescue.
Edge of Disaster+
In the south of Norway, a 40-ton snow plough has crashed through a safety barrier and rolled 20 meters down a bank onto a frozen lake. It's the biggest rescue boss Thord and his men tackle this season. After twelve hours working in the heavy snow, they finally manage to get the plough back on the road.
Danger On Death Hill+
With a hectic winter season ahead Thord needs to buy a new rescue truck, but such an expensive investment is never easy. Bjørn gets called out to rescue an inexperienced foreign driver that is blocking the main road on the mountain overpass, making the locals very angry. And in the North Kristoffer and Erik are battling the challenging weather conditions, black ice, rescuing a trailer in the late rush hour traffic.
The bad weather conditions are making our rescue workers busy. In the south, Thord and his rookie rescue worker Andrzej have their work cut out for them with a rescue to help a polish driver with valuable cargo loaded with sugar. Without the proper equipment the polish driver cannot make it in these tough winter roads. Thord helps him with selling him chains for his tires, which makes for a good day's salary for Thord. In Eidfjord Bjorn gets to play MacGyver during a rescue operation. He needs to improvise when he sees the need for a funnel to fill the engine with cooling water. And being such a handy guy Bjørn always fixes the problem. Up in...
Ferry Go Round+
Thord is faced with an extremely challenging rescue that leaves the whole community locked in, unable to get in or out of the main road blocked by the huge eight-wheel- trailer. But with lots of help from the locals both Thord and Andrej manage to get the job done. In the North Kristoffer is left with a dirty job, literally speaking. A garbage truck is overturned due to the slippery roads.
Crime Scene Rescue+
It is a new season for the Norwegian tow workers. Its winter they are ready for a tough new season. In this first episode of the season Thord is a part of a crime scene investigation, Kristoffer and Erik gets more that their fair share off road sushi, and rookie Andrej is faced with an overloaded car. Bjørn, the lone wolf keeps the big mountains of Norway safe.
Thord finds himself in a milky situation when he gets called out to rescue a trailer filled with milk. The trailer is very close to the mountain wall, so one mistake can fill the roads with spilled milk. However, with Thords expertise and fast thinking he always gets the job done. Bjoern is having bad day at work, feeling really under the weather Bjoern can feel the disadvantage of being a lone wolf. Ole Henrik, the rookie, is having a tough day on the job. Being without his father as a helping hand he finds himself in a tough situation.
Storm Chaos Mountain+
The biggest storm in years is about to hit Norway and all the rescue workers have their work cut out. With massive amount of rain, wind and snow, the recovery teams in both the North and the South are under pressure to get everyone off the mountain and prepare before the big storm hits.
Bjørn is caught up in a high speed chase and car theft investigation: A "Bonnie and Clyde" of the mountains have stolen 3 cars and are on the run. Bjørn is left to pick ups the pieces. Thord experiences terrible rainfall in Odda, and the bad accidents come thick and fast. Thord and Olav s simple truck rescue turns dangerous when a diesel tank threatens to split open. And Jo Roger rides to the rescue of a mighty military machine that s ground to a halt.
Edge of Disaster+
Holiday season means the roads are packed. The crashes - and the jobs - keep piling up. And they re some of the most terrifying of the entire season. Even simple rescue jobs turn into hugely complicated recoveries as queues back up for miles. And Thord will face a recovery challenge that could leave his life hanging in the balance.
Thord has his work cut out, unraveling roads thrown into chaos by a driver who s abandonded his stuck truck... and gone missing. Bjorn s thinks he ll have a pleasant day out rescuing an old friend - but learns that , in the mountains of Norway, beauty comes laced with deadly danger. And rookie Kristoffer gambles his fresh reputation with a fishy cargo rescue that could turn rotten...
The toughest months of another brutal winter are over. The ice road rescue guys might be business rivals - but they re firm friends. They head to the mountains for some R&R, and to relive the rescues that made this season the most dramatic and daring ever.
When wicked weather hits Norway's notorious roads, brigades of rescue workers work 24-7 to unblock vital trade routes that run through the mountain passes. In this best of the Ice Road Rescue, rescue teams face hurricane-force winds, black ice, sub-zero temperatures and blizzards as they do their best to keep drivers safe and roads open.
In Hardanger, two smuglers have driven into a snowbank in the mountains, but it's hard for towing veteran Bjørn Lægreid to believe what's inside the vehicle. At the same time a Türkish driver is stuck in Odda for weeks on end, with summer tires and no driver's license. Tow truck boss Thord Paulsen tries to help with new tires, but there's problems with the payment. In Finnsnes, Northern Norway, Frank Sebulonsen and his apprentice go out to rescue a truck blocking the road, but as he pulls the wires around a tree, they put their lives at risk as things don't go as planned.
Beggars Can't Be Choosers+
In the lack on snow on the roads, in the south of Norway, tow rescuers Thord Paulsen and Bjørn Lægreid go to rescue a sunken boat in the fjord. In the north, a German truck driver transporting nine cars, has slid of the road, and rescuer Frank Sebulonsen has to come to the rescue. But then a truck driver drives off the road in the south, and Thord and his crew have to save the day.
Down south, Bjørn Lægreid heads out into the storm to help a truck, and clear the road for the plowers, but ends up stuck and actually unable to help. Thord Paulsen finds work outside his window, whilst his crew find work on the mountain. Further north, in Orkanger, a kettle truck is lying beside the road, and the job calls for Marius, the expert of the airbags to come to the help.
In south, Bjørn Lægreid faces tasks which can be decisive in the future when he fix a snow plower on his mountain road, drives the minister while he is looking for which road to prioritize in the future, and an avalanche is set off to secure the road. In the North, Jo Roger Blengsli slips off the road, but fix the situation for himself and the people who look to him for help
Into The Woods+
In the south the weather is about to change, but now it's all about small jobs and petty arguments about snow mobiles. When the bad weather arrive, the good times starts for Thord, and the bad for foreign and norwegian truck drivers alike. In the north, the challenges turns up in the forrest where a harvester has tipped over, and in a mud hole where an excavator is about to sink.
The Night Shift+
Thord has his hands full with keeping the road open while the snow keeps falling. Although it's a neverending job, Thord is well aware of the importance of these weather conditions as a necessity for his business. Jo Roger in the north get a lot of work from the trucks driving in the forrest, filled with timber. Bjørn is on the mountain rescuing a truck when a car tries to bypass him, gets stuck, and then has to be saved by Bjørn
In the south, Bjørn gets both work and frustration from nature, when he first have to help a car with frozen fuel, and then the road closes because of when reindeers which is close to extinction is hanging out close to the road. Thord works as a maniac to keep the trucks moving and the road open. In the north, they have to save a truck with fish, a tractor in a house and a dumper that has lost his back axle in steep and icy hills.
Fire and Ice+
A truck driver dies in Eidfjord, and Bjørn has to get the burnt out truck off the road. In Voss, a fish truck has gone off the road, and it's up to Ove and his crew to get it back up before the valuable fish goes bad. In Odda, it's a bad day for the plowers, as two of them break down. The guys needs to get the job done as soon as possible as no plowers on the road, can soon spell disaster for other cars. A German truck driver is also crossing the mountain with too wide a load. As the road authorities take a closer look, it becomes clear that the driver isn't only driving with huge load, he has also been on the road for more hours than he's allowed...
In this final episode of Ice Road Rescue we look back on a season of rescue, and study a rescue where everything went wrong. Tow truck rescuers Thord, Bjørn and the guys gather to look back on the season. Stories of life and death, ingenuity, rough weather, and strange stories of forreigners lost in the snowy mountains on summer tires. The guys watch clips in Olav's apartment and revisit moments that could cause any strongman to cry, laugh or yell out load.