Bigger risks mean bigger rewards. Ax Men, Season 8, picks up as the loggers come off a nationwide building boom, forcing the crews to push further and harder. Loggers take on America’s deadliest job to earn their cut of the timber fortune. Hoping to reclaim the title “King of the Mountain,” Rygaard Logging is going farther into Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, to an extreme site that hasn’t been logged in over a century, but reigning champ Papac Alaska isn’t going down without a fight. The battle for “green gold” is more explosive than ever with two new crews joining the pack of hungry loggers.