American Logger Sean Vann is putting everything on the line for the opportunity of a lifetime to build his own logging business in the frozen forests of Siberia.
Sean and his crew of loggers need to start cutting trees fast to hit the Colonel's deadline. But the only way to do this is to work 24-hour shifts.
Sean and his crew push hard to step up production after their first week in the forest. But a lack of equipment makes one man question his future in Siberia.
The team face eviction from the Siberian forest by their Russian timber boss. To up production, Sean risks his life to bring a cutting machine across an ice bridge.
Half way through the season Sean and his crew finally have their sights on half a million dollars of timber. But first signs of spring threaten to derail their plans.
Sean and his crew have finished the test cut and its payday! But instead of cold hard cash Sean brings devastating news.
Soaring temperatures turn the only road out of the forest into an impassable river of mud. Sean Vann refuses to throw in the towel -but is he fighting a losing...
With the logging season over, Sean's crew faces a 30-hour battle to escape from the Taiga forest. Meanwhile, Sean attempts to keep his promise of a bonus.
With their first season in the frozen forest behind them, the loggers of Siberian Cut take the hot seat. Could the future see a split in Sean Vann's crew?