When Kevin buys a video camera to film wrecks, his new hobby starts to get in the way of his current job. Heavy rescue faces a life and death decision - shut down or leave the Coq for the oil rush boomtown of Fort McMurray and some steady cash. Less than 24 hours after Jamie ships the Rotator to Alberta. When a B-train loaded with lumber drives off a cliff in order to avoid a boulder, Jamie's called in to recover the wreck before it falls down onto an active railroad line. Before firing Rob, he decides to give him one last chance when a call comes in for a repo job. Even with three heavy rescue trucks, Jamie's crew doesn't have enough equipment to do the job right.
Everyone has big, but not always realistic, expectations for the winter ahead. In Alberta, the crew faces one of its biggest challenges yet when they attempt a recovery with two big wreckers on a very narrow industrial road. Please keep the shows coming. A team of avalanche techs flies up the mountain in helicopters to drop concussion bombs and release the build-up, but bad weather hampers their first attempt. In the end of the winter season, Jamie has to be on call to deal with the wrecks alone. He has brought back a big crew - Adam Gazzola, Narayan Samy, Kevin Ritchie, Rob Mitchell, Bruce Hardy, Ken Monkhouse, the new guy Gord Lundin, and Davis' stepson Brandon Kodallas.
Scott is forced to get 'inventive' to finish a job. Howie must tackle this monster recovery all on his own. He could have sold two of his other trucks. Al and Gord try to get a handle on a 30-ton cement drum. Jamie and Scott team up on a heavy roll over in the Fraser Canyon. A bad flu forces Jamie to send a new driver into battle.
When a semi full of mail goes off a cliff, Adam and the weary crew are sent out to unload and recover it. Wish the new season 6 was airing in the U. A steep mountain road puts Ken on the edge. A former operator returns, but a spectacular wreck pushes him to the edge on his first mountain recovery. Air Date : 1st-Oct-2013 The biggest storm of the season is about to hit the Coq with a fury, just as Jamie discovers that his license has expired. I am not a driver but have learned much valuable information from the show, and I feel it is more of a public service presentation than reality entertainment.
Mission Towing has to rescue a dump truck teetering on a slippery slope. Monkhouse then turns to the new guy - quiet, tattooed Lundin - testing him out on a tough tow lesson. Scott tells Jamie he's fed up with the vintage truck he's been driving, and a mysterious new driver shows up in the yard to start work. Jamie's one bright spot is his brand new truck, the Rotator. A truckload of Christmas mail nearly goes off a cliff. Jamie Davis is running a race too when a pharmaceutical truck plunges down a bank. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Share I have watched all episodes and was really looking forward to the new upcoming season. Air Date : 10th-Sep-2013 Jamie brings back veteran driver Scott by promising him a new state of the art heavy wrecker. The next day is a battle on all fronts to get the Coq open - with helicopter teams dropping more bombs, highway crews faced with two feet of accumulation, and Jamie's team forced to call in a second rotator, who happened to be Jamie's brother, Jason. A humbling hill and a crumbling fix. But a long season has everyone's tempers on edge.
Ritchie jumps to the task, but the truck is slow to start, and Davis' crew is left to struggle to put out the fire and get the truck off the highway. Plow crews are barely able to keep up. Share I enjoy the show for the same reasons already stated. When Colin slips up on a big recovery in Alberta, Jamie's brother has to take over the job - even though he's new to the rotator. Love all the characters as well. But the new truck is months behind schedule, so Scott has to settle for a worn-out vintage truck.
Jason and Merv tangle with a loaded semi in the snow-filled Valley but later Merv gets to have some fun on the Coquihalla. Working through blinding snow, freezing rain and an avalanche threat - heavy rescue crews battle to help drivers out of the 'closure zone' and off the mountain highway. A heavy rescue 'legend' shows up to help Dylan on an icy recovery. A race to clear the Coq has Dylan spun around. Air Date : 12th-Nov-2013 Highway Thru Hell - Season : 2 Jamie Davis, eager for the winter season to begin, has one thing on his mind - amp up his manpower and his equipment, so he's ready for anything that happens on the mountain. In Alberta, Adam and Colin have to get a toxic chemical wreck safely back on the road.
Rob's promotion to lead flagger is short-lived when police revoke his license for speeding. That night on the Coquihalla, Gazzola is first on site to a grocery truck fully engulfed in flames. So disappointing to now finding out that the new season is either cancelled or postponed,not clear to me which one. Scott returns after two weeks of forced vacation, hoping to finally get his new heavy rescue truck. With the Coq closed overnight, trucks are using the back roads to get through. A close call puts Al in the crush zone. I've looked on Discovery channel and i looked on Nat Geo Graphic.
It all ends with a surprise when Mark invites the guys to see the Coquihalla, and the majestic mountains surrounding it, from an angle they've never experienced: from mid-air in a helicopter. A half million dollar load becomes a balancing act. Al and Gord race to rescue a teetering semi during the morning rush on Hwy 1. Jamie and Brandon take a well-deserved break from clearing wrecks on the highway to compete in a car race on a frozen lake. I question some of the reality presentations as to authenticity, but not this show. In Alberta, tempers flare in the extreme cold as the new crew is put to the test. A trailer full of cat food bursts into flames - and Scott and Gord have to battle for two days to get the burning heap off the Smasher.