Ax Men (Season 3)
Premieres every Friday 9pm, 4 March 2011
It has been called North America’s most dangerous job – the remote logging camps of the Pacific Northwest. From individual loggers working with saws and axes to high powered mega-mills, today’s lumber industry is a fusion of ancient tradition and modern technology.
Ax to the Grind, 4 March
It’s the dead heat of summer and this season the stakes are higher than ever. From mountaintop to river’s bottom, six crews will take on one of America’s deadliest jobs in search of green gold. In this episode, Ax Men is logging coast to coast. Shelby the “Swamp Man” Stanga braves gator-infested waters in search of sunken treasure. Browning, Rygaard, and Pihl are locked in competition as the brutal summer weather heats up.
Deeper into the Swamp, 11 March
As the summer heats up, so do the men of the mountain. Rygaard breaks in its greenhorns, while Jay Browning takes a gamble on a new yarder operator. At Pihl, dissension grows between Melvin and Leland. And in bayou country, Shelby heads deeper into the swamp than ever before, but the mission may cost him everything he owns.
Diving for Dollars, 18 March
After an ill-fated road trip, Jimmy and James Smith arrive in Florida to tackle the dangerous black water of the American South, only to realize they’re in way over their heads. Rygaard’s greenhorns get a wake-up call when a cable snaps. Browning’s soaring production has a price, and at Pihl, Melvin’s mistakes may cost him his job.
Boiling Point, 25 March
The forest fights back, as a careless mistake at Browning threatens to take out DJ and Cody. At Rygaard, Gabe gives his greenhorns an ultimatum: shape up or ship out. At Pihl, Melvin and Leland face-off in a fight for the yarder seat, and down south, Jimmy’s first dive may be his last.
This program is available in Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese subtitles.