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Season 10 episodes (10)
1 Back to the Woods
The Ax Men return, facing tougher conditions than ever before. This season, industry titans Pihl Logging and Rygaard Logging tackle some of their most challenging jobs yet, attempting to thrive in a turbulent industry.
2 A Legend Returns
Mike Pihl looks for help from a logging legend; Jason Rygaard faces his biggest test as the new boss and his father Craig's future at Rygaard logging is questioned; The Harkness crew battles winter storms and vertical terrain in the Cascade Mountains.
3 Uphill Battle
Brandon Harkness fights his way up a mountainside in the 29-ton Tigercat; Mike Pihl get his 52-ton yarder lodged between trees; Wade Ettiene's "Big Mama" takes a two-inch steel sawtooth to her face.
4 Steel Knot
Danny Pihl gambles on horsepower to untangle a massive steel knot that's shut down the jobsite. Rygaard blows out the cobwebs as the company begins logging on their massive, new job.
5 The Longest Road
Rygaard Logging fights to fix a crooked skyline, crossing a deep valley on their longest road yet. Danny Pihl pushes himself physically and mentally while running his first jobsite on his own.
A breakdown forces Jason Rygaard to choose between his crew's safety and finishing the job. Frank Harkness is caught in a whiteout while moving the excavator on a narrow mountainside logging road.
7 Measure Twice, Cut Once
Danny Pihl relies on the experience of veteran cutters Dwayne and Chuck to take down massive old-growth trees. Craig Rygaard discovers son Jason made a catastrophic and costly miscalculation.
8 Man Down
Rygaard Logging races to complete four settings and three yarder moves in a single day so they can stay on schedule and on budget. Frank Harkness fights for traction while driving the processor up an ice-covered logging road.
9 Snappin' Trees
Jason Rygaard fights the weather while hauling heavy, slick trees on the steepest setting of the season; Danny Pihl and his veteran crew precisely drop 250-foot, old-growth cedars next to a group of cabins.
On the season finale of Ax Men, Jason Rygaard is racing to clear a hillside in time to fill four logging trucks; Jay R Harkness fights to control the untethered Tigercat on a steep, snow-covered mountainside.
About this show
For more than 100 years, larger than life characters have spent their days among towering trees and powerful machines and their nights in outposts far from the comforts of civilization.