- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 100 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: July 19, 2006
From panning for gold to fishing the world's most perilous seas, head north in search of a fortune.
- See what it takes to earn a living in America's last frontier
- Examine four of the most difficult and dangerous jobs Alaskans have undertaken in the last 150 years.
- Old timers and today's cash cowboys share their remarkable stories.
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.