Disney has announced that the fifth season of the National Geographic series “Ice Road Rescue” will be coming to Disney+ in the United States on Friday 21st May.   No international Disney+ release date has yet been announced.

The Ice Road heroes face another harsh winter and new challenges. To stay on top and survive, they must take on new partnerships and explore new territories. But it’s not easy when you’re used to being the boss and it’s time for the next generation to take on the battle of the ice roads.

New episodes include:


  • Who’s Boss? – When a loaded truck and trailer gets buried in a ditch, Bjoern calls Thord for help, but having two bosses on one job may not be the best idea for a speedy recovery.
  • Rookie Challenge – A winter storm hits southern Norway. Thord is on his way to save a woman stranded in the mountains when he gets a call about a head-on collision. Bjoern sets out in a gale to rescue a Chassis Cab almost blown off a main road suspension bridge. The young acting boss, Ole Henrik, is put to the test when his new rookie crew is sent on a challenging rescue mission.
  • Risk on the Rocks – Boss Thord puts his life on the line when he crawls under an unstable twenty ton bread truck that is stuck on rocks, after it had failed to negotiate a sharp turn in the road in poor weather conditions.
  • Landslide Lottery – A 50 ton truck and trailer carrying asphalt has crashed above a steep bank. Boss Thord must save it before the ground gives way and causes a mudslide, the only problem is it is the only road in the area and an ambulance must get through.
  • Black Ice Battle – When a truck blocks a main road, Thord must rescue it – but the driver doesn’t want to pay, so Thord threatens him with house arrest. Then Bjoern deals with a pickup truck stuck down a hill, with the help of a farmer friend
  • Gridlock Hazard – Thord struggles to rescue a truck on a mountain pass while impatient drivers put his life in danger. Tor Steinar gets a stuck snow plow moving again, and Stig’s rescue is made more difficult when some of the truck equipment won’t work.
  • Moonlight Mayhem – Time is short and the police pile on the pressure when Thord struggles to get a 16-wheeler back on the road. A bread truck off the road, poses a challenge for Stig and Vidar, and young Ole Hendrik takes rookie Maren on her first recovery.
  • Tough at the Top – Young Ole Henrik has his hands full with a drilling rig that is hanging over a 15 metre cliff. Joe Roger helps a trucker make a delivery of building materials, and after rescuing a trucker at “The Gallows” Thord goes to collect his brand new towing truck.

The fifth season original broadcast on the National Geographic channel from October through to December 2020.

The first four seasons of “Ice Road Rescue” are available now on Disney+.


Are you looking forward to more episodes of “Ice Road Rescue” arriving on Disney+?











Roger Palmer

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