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From the dense woodlands of Montana's Flathead National Forest, to the isolated heart of Idaho's Hells Canyon, to the frozen wastelands of Alaska's high tundra, the adventurers profiled in this docu-reality series live their lives on the edge -- sometimes literally -- transporting essential supplies to an ever-changing cast of fellow off-gridders. Whether by packhorse, dog sled, powerboat, snowmobile or bush plane, the delivery method may differ, but the pioneers share a belief that no job is too tough. Jet boat operator Brice Barnes, packhorse rider Andy Breland, pilot Rob Kinkade, snowmobiler Roger Phillips, and dog musher Jeff Hemann are featured.

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aired 794 days ago
Freight hauler Roger Phillips battles a troublesome delivery; dog mushers Jeff and Paul Hemann set up the wilderness for a wedding; jet boat pilot Brice Barnes risks life and limb to collect a season's worth of firewood.
aired 850 days ago
Brice Barnes negotiates with mules and an unwieldy tank of propane; Jeff and Paul Hemann combine their dog teams to battle deep snow; Roger Phillips takes his wife on a tough delivery.
aired 857 days ago
Snow machine failures in plummeting temperatures; mushers struggle to control their lead dog en route to an important delivery.
aired 864 days ago
Brice Barnes tracks a cougar prowling around a friend's off-grid home; Roger Phillips braves the unstable frozen river to deliver some desperately needed fuel; Jeff and Paul Hemann haul some live chickens to a stranded off-gridder.
aired 1,096 days ago
Alaskan bush pilot Rob Kinkade gets a rescue call from a stranded friend; Montana packers Andy and Chuck ride into the wind to deliver supplies to an off-gridder; jet boat pilot Brice Barnes attempts to recover a helicopter in Hells Canyon.
aired 1,096 days ago
Racing a cargo of live fish to a lake before the tanks run out of oxygen; stranded campers low on rations; checking on an elderly off-gridder who hasn't been heard from; rebuilding a homestead destroyed by wildfire.
aired 1,096 days ago
Braving the Snake River to respond to an SOS call; delivering vital medical supplies; hauling cargo to a mountaintop fire tower.
aired 1,192 days ago
Answering a diabetic friend's SOS call; restoring a historic creek in the heart of Hells Canyon; transporting a gold prospector with heavy equipment; a refueling surprise leaves one hauler stranded.

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