Olson's deckhand Dustin Dethlefs heads to Ketchikan to shop for the gear he'll need on the job.
Learn why Alaskan wood is of better quality and more dangerous to log than any other wood in the country.
TWO HOUR SEASON FINALE airs Monday May 18th at 10/9c on HISTORY. THE RECKONING - The final week of logging's toughest season begins. Impossible goals leave no room for error, as each crew races the clock. While Rygaard and Browning are locked in a fight to the finish, Conner Aviation battles for survival. At Pihl, one man won't survive the week. As the logging season winds to a close, the drama heats up. Conner fights off defeat, while the men of Pihl fight each other. Jimmy's barge refuses to budge, and for Browning and Rygaard, eleventh hour catastrophes send the competition down to the wire. Join fans on Facebook at http://bit.ly/c342B or visit the official site at http://www.history.com/axmen and follow History on Twitter http://bit.ly/EQnRj
See what it is like to be Ax Men through their eyes.
Get to know Gabe's new and trusted rigging slinger.
Mondays at 10pm ET/PT on HISTORY. The battle has just begun and already, men are bowing out of the race. Rygaard's greenhorn struggles to earn the respect of his crew, while Jay Browning's $30,000 gamble on new equipment craps out. Aqua logger, Jimmy Smith and his new deckhand, son James, try to reel in the log of their lives. And one of the mountain's most beloved Ax Men will hang up his saw for good. Join fans on Facebook at http://bit.ly/c342B or visit the official site at http://www.history.com/axmen
Watch the Dreadknots demonstrate their unique method for finding logs in Florida's Withlacoochee River.
Greenhorn Dustin has to cook his first meal from the crew, but he may not be as green in the kitchen as he lets on.
The Ax Men guys love to play pranks both on fellow crew members and their camera crews.
See what the Power Play means on Ax Men.
Last season Ax Men logged from coast to coast, but this year we conquer the whole of America, from the swamps of the south all the way to the great white north - Alaska.
When Jimmy goes down with a shoulder injury, James is left to interview and hire a new hand to help him with the business.
After 40 years of logging, Craig Rygaard%u2019s hands have been branded with the marks of time.
An interview with Mike.
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