Season 5 (16)

11 Seasons | 142 Episodes

Episode 1 Pushing The Edge
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Pushing The Edge

Aired on Jun 05, 2011

The Ice Road Truckers are back in action, and the roads are more dangerous than ever. Lisa’s first run of the season goes south in a hurry. Two rookie drivers raise the stakes in the “Dash for the Cash.” And old pros Hugh and Alex, along with wildcard Rick Yemm, leave Alaska behind to take on some of the most remote and deadliest roads on the planet.

Episode 2 Ice Road Rage
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Ice Road Rage

Aired on Jun 05, 2011

Hugh and Rick roll deeper into the Canadian outback, while a dangerous overflow may leave Alex stranded in the wilderness. Dave’s training run with Tony reaches the boiling point. Lisa Kelly goes on a rescue mission. And Maya’s first look at the Haul Road may be enough to send this rookie back to the big city.

Episode 3 Wrong Turn & Burned
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Wrong Turn & Burned

Aired on Jun 12, 2011

Dave’s hot temper may cost him his second, and final shot to become an Ice Road Trucker . Maya fights to prove she belongs behind the wheel. Tony visits the scene of the accident that nearly cost him everything, and Lisa gets a shot to redeem last year’s biggest failure. In Canada, the rough roads pound Hugh’s rig into submission. And a wrong turn sends Rick on a journey 100 miles down the Winter Roads, driving in reverse!

Episode 4 Fire on Ice
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Fire on Ice

Aired on Jun 19, 2011

Hugh and Rick are hauling the biggest load ever to travel up the Canadian ice roads! The record breaking journey spans three days and right out of the gate, Rick’s amateur antics cause problems for the Convoy, which puts Hugh in the hot seat. Also in Canada, Alex has challenges of his own fighting a massive oil leak over the unforgiving Canadian Ice Road that’s as hard on the driver, as it is the truck. A breakdown on this Canadian bush road means a night spent in the truck in -20 below zero temperatures. Back in Alaska, two Dalton newcomers are finally heading up the highway. Maya Seiber spent three years as a trucker in New York, but Alaska’s a long way from Manhattan and the Dalton has some surprises in store for this rookie. Meanwhile, Dave Redmon is finally alone in the truck for his haul to Prudhoe, but after his big blowout with Tony, the Carlile bosses are keeping a close eye to see if he has what it takes to join their elite team of truckers.

Episode 5 Under the Hammer
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Under the Hammer

Aired on Jun 26, 2011

While hauling loads north, the Ice Road Truckers hammer away at the weather, accident, and truck obstacles in their way. As Hugh and Rick deliver the largest load ever trucked on Manitoba’s ice roads, their convoy comes to a sudden halt after downing a high-voltage power line. Lisa’s dream of becoming a heavy haul push trucker depends on her ability to sync up with a new partner. Meanwhile, hoping for an easy run to pump up his load count, Alex pins up to ten tons of trouble. And haul road rookie Dave takes matters into his own hands to make a renegade roadside repair.

Episode 6 The Braking Point
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The Braking Point

Aired on Jul 10, 2011

The Ice Road Truckers face their greatest challenges to date. Lisa takes on the biggest haul of her career, and a huge promotion may be on the line. Maya is still stuck under Phil’s wing and she’s beginning to wonder if he’ll ever let her make a solo run. Dave gets a second chance to prove he deserves to be trucking on the Dalton, while Hugh, Rick and Alex embark on an epic race over one of the longest and most treacherous roads in all of Canada.

Episode 7 A Banged-Up Job
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A Banged-Up Job

Aired on Jul 17, 2011

Rick and Hugh continue their marathon run, but the Winter Roads wreak havoc on the trucks leaving Hugh stuck on the side of the road. Alex comes to the rescue when a local family finds themselves stranded in the wilderness. Maya gets behind the wheel to take another shot at driving the entire haul road with Dave right behind her. And Lisa and Tony continue their heavy-haul convoy. But with her heavy-haul career on the line, the massive load proves to be more than Lisa can handle.

Episode 8 Meltdown!
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Aired on Jul 24, 2011

As the season reaches the halfway point, drivers are desperate to pull ahead in the dash for the cash. Hugh, Rick, and Alex, struggled to make deliveries to the remote villages of northern Manitoba, but now, the return trip over 880 miles of Canadian wilderness will push them past the breaking point. In Alaska, the biggest storm of the season descends on the Dalton–forcing every driver to face a brutal whiteout or risk falling behind in the load count. Lisa Kelly deals with the fallout of driving her oversize load into the ditch.

Episode 9 Road to Nowhere
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Road to Nowhere

Aired on Jul 31, 2011

In Alaska, the storm of the decade pounds the Dalton, sending the truckers’ hauls into chaos. After her demotion from heavy haul status, Lisa is determined to deliver her load through the blizzard. But as a whiteout descends, she’s blinded and unable to see oncoming vehicles, sending her into danger. Dave attempts to retrieve the pipe load he was forced to abandoned due to extreme weather. But as conditions worsen, will he go without a paycheck yet again? In Canada, Hugh and Rick head into the most remote terrain of Ontario. Without any road signs to guide them, they wind up lost on the edge of the winter road.

Episode 10 Rookie Rebellion
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Rookie Rebellion

Aired on Aug 07, 2011

Harsh winter weather has left Lisa stranded in Prudhoe Bay. Dave is in a convoy with Maya and Tony, he tests their patience before leaving them behind. In Canada, Rick’s frustration reaches a boiling point and he snaps, while Hugh rescue’s Rick’s truck, again.

Episode 11 Hittin' The Skids
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Hittin' The Skids

Aired on Aug 14, 2011

Hugh and Rick face an obstacle that has the ice road blocked, until Hugh decides to clear a path, while Alex gets too close for comfort with a parked car. Dave’s trouble with his fuel tank is only the beginning once he gets to dispatch, Maya and Tony pick up abandoned loads, and Lisa’s monster load limps into town after losing two wheels.

Episode 12 No More Mr. Nice Guy
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No More Mr. Nice Guy

Aired on Aug 21, 2011

It’s the first warm day of spring and the ice roads are getting dangerously slick. Hugh and Rick hauling tankers with diesel fuel, run into Alex at a fuel stop and decide to convoy north together. When Hugh and Rick see a crashed truck and decide to stop and strap down, Alex blows by and runs solo, much to the ire of Hugh. Later, Alex surprises Hugh with a late Christmas present. Over in Alaska Lisa and Tony haul record wide loads. Maya gets into trouble on Koyukuk’s steep grades.

Episode 13 Ice Rogue Trucker
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Ice Rogue Trucker

Aired on Aug 28, 2011

Dave Redmon is at odds–yet again–with his bosses, this time over making a rookie error, and Maya faces freezing brakeline issues as she dashes down the melting ice roads. At the same time, Hugh Rowland hauls 30 tons of boulders across the brittle and thawing surface of Lake Winnipeg as his partner, Rick Yemm takes the sidelines with truck repairs, and Tony Molesky and Lisa Kelly honor a fellow, fallen trucker by spreading his ashes off of the Dalton.

Episode 14 The Heat Is On
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The Heat Is On

Aired on Sep 04, 2011

In Alaska, Lisa and Maya help a stranded driver get back on the road. Tony gets a surprise from Carlile while Dave continues his descent into isolation. In Canada, Hugh and Rick keep up their load count with backhauls. Alex has to deal with unstable freight but also scores a backhaul, keeping the race with his rival close.

Episode 15 Judgement Day
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Judgement Day

Aired on Sep 18, 2011

With the end of the ice road fast approaching, the Ice Road Truckers are sprinting to the finish. But they’ve got obstacles. A polar bear standoff at Prudhoe Bay tables the plans for oil production and ties up Carlile’s loads at the most crucial time of the season. A veteran trucker’s calculated risk puts his life and livelihood in jeopardy. One rookie’s sent packing as the other picks up the slack. And the Dalton’s favorite daughter gets her groove back.

Episode 16 The Last Dash
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The Last Dash

Aired on Sep 25, 2011

The finish line is in sight and the race heats up. In Canada, Hugh and Rick come across an obstacle that could help Alex take the lead over his old rival Hugh. Rookie Maya is dispatched in a convoy with Lisa for her first trip to the isolated village of Nuiqsut. Tony deals with melting ice on the road while Dave boards an airplane destined for Alabama.

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