Highway Thru Hell

Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/ 10 p.m. PT

Synopsis

Battling massive mudslides, whiteout snowstorms, torrential rain, or dangerous rockslides, the highway heroes of Discovery’s most-watched original Canadian series HIGHWAY THRU HELL return for Season 7 with an unprecedented 17 action-packed episodes. Airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT, beginning Sept. 4 on Discovery, Season 7 kicks off with an exclusive behind-the-scenes episode featuring heavy rescuer Jamie Davis alongside friendly competitors Al Quiring, Ken Duperon, and Jason Davis as they reflect on epic recoveries and discuss the various ups and downs they face in one of Canada’s toughest industries. This season, Jamie Davis is shifting gears once again. After years of keeping the highways open with some of the most modern heavy wreckers – the legendary tow man is staking his future on old iron. Jamie’s gambling he and his crew can tackle some of the toughest jobs - on and off The Coquihalla Highway - using an ageing, rebuilt fleet. Despite a challenging first winter working the mountain passes, former prairie operator Colin Mclean is back in Hope for more adventures as Jamie’s lead driver. His experience running some of the best top-of-the-line hydraulic trucks (like HR-116) is invaluable however, Jamie’s old iron is going to take some getting used to.

Cast Info

Jamie Davis
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Jamie Davis

Born and bred into the towing business, Jamie Davis is the owner of Jamie Davis Motor Truck & Auto, a company he started in Hope, B.C. more than a decade ago. Whether on a treacherous backroad job or 2,000 kilometres north of his home base, Jamie’s get’er done attitude is legendary. In Season 7, Jamie faces some of his toughest recoveries yet, and his mission, to use mostly older wreckers, could prove to be a risky move.

Colin McLean
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Colin McLean

When Colin McLean first came to work for Jamie Davis he had to show he was skilled enough to run the flagship rotator and lead the team in Alberta. This season, Colin’s presented with more challenges as he finds his groove in B.C. Despite some tough nights working in the worst Mother Nature can throw at him, Colin always finds a way to keep things upbeat.

Paris Margesson
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Paris Margesson

Paris, Jamie’s cousin, is a former iron worker who always comes prepared for the job. His reputation has earned him a spot as Jamie’s right-hand man on many of the hardest recoveries of this year’s harsh winter season.

Al Quiring
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Al Quiring

Al runs a heavy wrecker for Quiring Towing, a family business started by his grandfather in 1962.  His older truck, “Big Green”, is an 85-ton tridem side-pulling machine.  When the worst storms roll over the Coquihalla Summit, Al can be up there for days at a time, duty-bound to pull stuck truckers up the “Smasher” and keep traffic flowing. He gets his share of specialized backroad recoveries too, venturing where few others dare to go.  Al is grooming his two sons, Cary and Lucas, to join the family business

Ken Duperon
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Ken Duperon

Ken Duperon heads up Mission Towing – his family’s 60-year old business. Despite being a competitor, Jamie Davis calls Ken “one of the best in the business”. With this year’s devastating ice storm to deal with, Ken must lean on his extensive knowledge of past heavy rescues and tricks of the trade to get him through.

Dylan Greenwood
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Dylan Greenwood

Twenty-six-year-old Dylan Greenwood is a back-country recovery expert who works for Mission Towing. He’s worked his way up to drive one of the company’s top heavy-wreckers, and he’ll need it, as he leads some of Mission Towing’s biggest jobs this year.

 

Jason Davis
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Jason Davis

Jason Davis is Jamie’s younger brother, and owner of Aggressive Towing in Abbotsford, B.C. He runs a large fleet of powerful wreckers based in the Fraser Valley including his flagship 70-ton rotator. This season he’s challenged to pull off the “Holy Grail” of recoveries – leaving a recovered semi without a scratch.

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