Highway Thru Hell
For Jamie and his colourful crew, winter season is a non-stop onslaught of tangled trucks, blistering weather and stressful conditions that would push any man to the breaking point. Can the team fight against the extreme elements and the hellish odds presented by the highway to get the job done?
Documentary following the work of the Jamie Davis Heavy Rescue team that patrols the Coquihalla Highway on Canada’s Cascade Mountains. Trucks spin out of control as a major blizzard hits the route, causing pile-ups and tailbacks. By dusk, the rescue crew is exhausted – but more trouble lies ahead.
Season 1 Episode 1
The rescue team struggles when a trailer carrying wood
overturns on the carriageway. Later, a lorry transporting fine wine ends up at the bottom of a ravine.
Season 1 Episode 2
The team prepares for an all-night rescue after an out-of-control snow plough skids on the Canadian highway and crashes into two trucks
Season 1 Episode 3
Jamie’s new employee tests the boss’s patience when he disappears during a blizzard. Plus, the team needs extra help after a fatal crash on the highway
Season 1 Episode 4
The risk involved in the job are evident when a friend
of one of the driver’s loses a leg in a towing accident. Meanwhile, tow man
Jamie realises he has a rival on the highway
Season 1 Episode 5
Heavy snowfall leaves trucks backed up in high-risk avalanche zones, with helicopters dropping bombs to shift the snow build-up, Jamie’s team fight to get the traffic moving
Season 1 Episode 6
The Heavy Rescue crew tackle their toughest recovery so far when they have to pull a smashed SUV up a sheer 400m cliff.
Season 1 Episode 7
Kevin buys a camera to film wrecks, but his new hobby starts to distract him from his job and his assistant Samy does most of the heavy lifting
Season 1 Episode 8
With its steep hills, killer rockslides and 400-foot drops, the route through Canada’s Cascade Mountains route is every trucker’s nightmare.
Season 1 Episode 9
The winter is off to a hellish start when a blizzard slams the Coquihalla Highway, and the team make a tragic discovery while clearing the roads.
Season 1 Episode 10