Gord Closson is at the helm of one of the biggest logging projects in Canadian history, using a helicopter to harvest millions of dollars' worth of cedar trees.
As deadlines loom for trees to be airlifted out on a $15,000-per-hour Chinook helicopter, the team suffers a disastrous double setback. Will they make it in time?
The heli-logging crew are reminded of the extreme dangers of the business and as they harvest a grove of 100 trees it's the, 'Widowmakers' they're most afraid of.
The heli-loggers head up to camp, with only a few days to climb and jig enough trees before the chopper arrives. At $15,000 an hour time is definitely money.
Gord and his new eco-friendly team take on the challenge of felling a mountainside of trees. If a single twig falls in the stream below it could cost them the...
The crew work hard to finish the Clowham job without damaging the fragile ecosystem, but as soon as they're home plans change and they rush straight back.
Brittain River has been the largest and riskiest job in Gord Closson's career. They're in the home stretch, and are harvesting big wood. But can they make it out safely?
Gord intervenes when environmental problems caused by another logging company could lead to the contamination of nearby town Sooke's water supply.
Vancouver Island is in the grip of one of the heaviest snow falls in history and Gord and his crew have just two days to climb and top 50 trees....
The heli-loggers have two days to climb, top and jig a block of trees before the chopper arrives, fighting cold temperatures and mounds of snow to get the job done.