The crew hustles to make up for lost time in a week where bad news seems to be the only news. Later, shockwaves are sent through the Pelletier family as they fight to keep the timber business alive after two drivers crash their monster log-hauling trucks.
Pelletier, Inc. is falling behind on the weekly quota so Eldon takes on the dangerous task of doubling his loads to the mills. Later, the family pulls together to help an employee and the delay leads to another financially disastrous week for the crew.
A hurricane makes for a disastrous week for the Pelletiers family. Rain and mud slow down tree cutting, create dangerous road conditions and force the family to struggle catching up. Later, a driver spills his load and Wayne manhandles a double through some sludge.
The Pelletier brothers battle through the mud and muck that have created treacherous conditions for the hauling business. As if things weren't hard enough, a 40-year-old veteran driver gets injured after his truck rolls in a dangerous accident.
A long-awaited snow storm brings what is deemed "white gold" as the ground is frozen and more timber can be harvested. However, the icy roads cause trucks to skid resulting in a near-head-on collision between father and son.
A Nor'easter drops a foot of snow and the subzero temperatures lead to frozen machines in the woods. Meanwhile, a driver looses control of his rig on a snowy hairpin turn and nearly flips his truck into a creek.
Rudy and Eldon come up short on a major contract and Jeff loses patience when breakdowns continue to cost the guys precious time and money. Later, veteran driver Steve Gillman relives the worst day of his life when he wrecked twice in one day.
Rudy and Eldon are forced to downsize earlier than expected when lumber markets begin collapsing. Later, a blizzard keeps log haulers parked in the yard, Eldon gets stuck in a dangerous corner and Gilley's rig is engulfed in flames after he pushes it too hard.
As Winter ends and temperatures rise, exhausted drivers struggle to stay awake on the graveyard shift. Eldon has an accident and the forest turns into a nightmare when the soft ground and sinkholes attempt to swallow the massive skidder and delimber.
The most dangerous part of logging season gets underway as spring arrives. Night driving is treacherous business and the sleep-deprived drivers battle exhaustion as they confront countless new hazards.