For generations, Alaska has exerted a powerful pull as the place to head for jobs like no other; work that promises the adventure of a lifetime, the chance to strike it rich, and the very real prospect of never making it back alive. Plying their trades on America's last frontier, soldiers, Coast Guard crewmen, bush pilots, and truckers all work for the same boss from hell: a dangerous territory full of the most inhospitable weather and extreme terrain on earth. Even today, Alaska boasts four of the country's top 10 most dangerous jobs.
Alaska: Dangerous Territory features dramatic stories of four killer jobs from the last 150 years of Alaskan history. Experience what it takes to survive and thrive in this intense and harsh climate by riding along with today's workers and hearing from old-timers who forged the way. This exciting hour weaves in the traditions, technology, and tools that can mean the difference between life and death in Alaska's killer jobs. (Source: History Channel)