Later, Mission Towing try to retrieve a 40,000 pound relic out of a river. Scott is forced to get 'inventive' to finish a job. Adam is angry about the lack of equipment and the poor condition of his truck. In Alberta, Adam and Colin have to get a toxic chemical wreck safely back on the road. The only thing that we will take to heaven is our soul. Monkhouse, realizing he needs help in the car towing division, invites Kodallas for a lesson in a new truck, but Kodallas has words with his stepfather and walks off in a huff. So why not teach people to prepare their souls for heaven rather that focusing on earthly things that will perish and pass away.
And a cascade of wrecks on two different highways mean both Al Quiring and Adam Gazzola must face their own night from hell. 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. Once signed up, simply for your computer to start watching. Bruce gets into a fight that lands him in the hospital. 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.
Then, his classic restoration project - The 'Mighty Mo' - finally comes to life. Jamie Davis deploys air bags to flip a bulging tractor trailer loaded with groceries in Alberta. However, with the cables for flipping the truck snapping, Jamie could get eletrocuted under the live electrical cables. Colin is forced to go it alone after a freak snowstorm leaves the highway littered with crashed vehicles. Out of boredom, a prank on Rob ended on a sour note when news of a reefer truck with frozen foods crashes over a bank that ended up killing the driver, Jamie is forced to bring in a pick-up crew just to do the recovery while Rob guards the trailer. Dylan goes waist-deep to fish a truck out of a lake. Brandon, Jamie's 17-year-old stepson and last winter's rookie, takes some heat for his work ethic but isn't afraid to throw it back.
On the first job of the season, Davis' team struggles to find their groove unloading and recovering an expensive B-Train full of lumber for an important client. So we should do everything in our power to focus on heaven. Highway through hell focuses on the fact that we are strangers here on earth. That prosperity gospel is not going to take us anywhere. But a long season has everyone's tempers on edge.
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. Closure in not an option. When a new competitor rolls onto the mountain and cuts the work in half Jamie is forced to realize he can't afford to keep his world class fleet of trucks on the Coq. . Howie leads a team on a dangerous recovery that sparks an unexpected emotional reaction. Rather, we should focus on both. Spring rains are causing rock slides on Highway 1.
A former operator returns, but a spectacular wreck pushes him to the edge on his first mountain recovery. Jason and Merv tangle with a loaded semi in the snow-filled Valley but later Merv gets to have some fun on the Coquihalla. When Kevin buys a video camera to film wrecks, his new hobby starts to get in the way of his current job. Because according to him many of us have missed the mark. Brandon walked off on the job after the operation took a lot longer than expected, but next morning, he learns the basics of car recovery and towing, but by the fifth attempt at recovering the car, Jamie gave up calling on Brandon and asked Gord to help. A two-car collision closes the snow shed and puts Ken's towing know-how to the test. Jamie's team is called out to recover a semi that went over the cliff on rural Highway 3.
All of these earthly possessions are vanity. Lone wolf Al Quiring is a tough as nails wrecker and Jamie's main rival, and despite living on the edge of , is willing to travel long distances to poach work from Jamie's crew. Responding to a woodchip wreck, Davis, Gazzola and Ritchie disagree on how to recover the wreck, leaving Davis to do his own swamping. Ken and Dylan fight to recover a flipped logging truck off an icy mountain road. In Alberta, Adam and Brandon face off in a clash that will change the course of the winter season. 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. 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.
A multi-vehicle wreck turns deadly for a Good Samaritan. Where to countdown Highway Thru Hell air dates? As winter comes to a close, Nik reflects on his return to heavy rescue while he tackles one final job. Everyone has big, but not always realistic, expectations for the winter ahead. 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. A 'tow-up' in deep powder turns into big trouble for Colin. 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.