In Kavik, Sue Aikens tracks and hunts an apex predator that has been stalking her camp. Glenn Villeneuve treks across the Chandalar wilderness in route back to his camp in the Brooks Range. In Kiwalik, Chip Hailstone hunts for ptarmigan through the deep snow, and in Eagle, Andy Bassich sets traps for beavers along the still-frozen Yukon River.
In Kiwalik, the Hailstones hunt for springtime waterfowl, and welcome a new addition to the family. Andy Bassich works round-the-clock to protect his property from the imminent breakup of the Yukon River. Sue Aikens reopens her greenhouse for the short springtime growing season. And Glenn Villeneuve completes his 40-mile trek through the Chandalar Wilderness to get back home in the Brooks Range.
In Kiwalik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone go on a hunt for needed caribou. In Eagle, Andy Bassich can only watch and wait as the Yukon River begins to breakup, threatening his camp. In Chandalar, the spring thaw allows Glenn Villeneuve to search for previously unattainable food. And in Kavik, a flooded runway hinders Sue Aikens' ability to sell fuel to incoming clients.
In Kavik, Sue Aikens must fix her loader in order to repair the water damage on her runway and get crucial fuel for her business into camp. In Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve hikes through the Brooks Range in search of his canoe that he buried 3 years ago. In Eagle, Andy Bassich learns a new skill and builds a kayak to hunt and fish with along the Yukon River this spring.
Glenn Villeneuve uses his newly recovered canoe to explore unfamiliar regions of the Brooks Range. In Kavik, Sue Aikens overhauls her heating system to work more efficiently. Agnes Hailstone teaches her daughters how to fish for herring along the Kiwalik River. And in Eagle, Andy Bassich sets nets for king salmon before the window to harvest the valuable resource closes for the season.
As the summer begins to fade, Alaskans must take advantage of the long days to prepare for the long freeze that lies ahead. In Kiwalik, the Hailstones embark on a seasonal native harvest, hunting for seagull eggs along the river.
Winter bears down on Alaskans who are making last minute preparations for the return of the freeze. In Noorvik, the Hailstones develop newly inherited land. In Nenana, the clock is ticking as moose hunting season is running out on Jessie Holmes. After being stranded in Fairbanks, Glenn Villeneuve braves bad weather to return home to his remote cabin in Chandalar. And in Kavik, signs of bear activity near camp have Sue Aikens on high alert
With winter on the way, Alaskans work tirelessly to prepare themselves for the upcoming brutal weather. In Noorvik, Chip Hailstone constructs a mobile tent frame for his family to use at their newly inherited lands. A power outage in Kavik leaves Sue Aikens scrambling to restore her communications. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes renovates his dog yard to prepare for winter racing season. And in Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve sets out on his most crucial hunt of the year.
Winter planning begins to fall apart for Alaskans as they prepare for the impending freeze. In Noorvik, the Hailstones set out to hunt for caribou to stockpile meat for the winter ahead, but in battling the freezing river, they may have missed their chance. In Kavik, Sue fills 48 barrels of fuel for her winter heat and power while struggling to maintain her Bobcat. In Chandalar, Glenn must haul his moose meat back to camp by hand before predators get to it first. In Nenana, Jessie builds a fish rack to preserve his stockpile of salmon for himself and his dogs, but taking a shortcut in the process could be costly.
With the freeze underway, Alaskans must scramble to secure their livelihoods in the bush. In Noorvik, Chip and Carol Hailstone plan to take advantage of the newly flourishing rabbit population. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes breaks trail in order to prep his dog team for an upcoming race. In Chandalar, a rare ice condition out on the lake allows Glenn to search for a coveted dietary source. And Sue Aikens returns to Kavik to find a dangerous predator lurking just outside of camp
Alaskans struggle to get through the everyday grind as dark winter looms ahead. In Kavik, Sue Aikens secures camp with a blizzard heading toward her camp, but she heads out into the heart of the storm to complete a dangerous mission. In Noorvik, Chip Hailstone performs routine maintenance on his snow machine to prepare for winter travel. In Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve builds a new camp in the Brooks Range in hopes of intercepting caribou as they migrate through the region. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes and his team of sled dogs head out on their first official dog race of the season.
In the dead of winter, Alaskans travel high, far, and wide to obtain resources for survival. Glenn Villeneuve pursues caribou high in the mountains of the Brooks Range. Chip and Agnes Hailstone haul their tent frame on the frozen river to their newly acquired land. Andy Bassich breaks a new trail through the woods to avoid dangerous ice on the Yukon River. And Sue Aikens travels via snow machine on the tundra to gather a plant that can help make a healing ointment.
Alaskans must trap and hunt for essential food and fur to survive dark winter. In Kavik, Sue Aikens hunts for caribou and ptarmigan on the tundra. The Hailstones travel to Emonokrov to jig for fish under the ice and set traps to gauge the area’s productivity. In Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve makes a blanket out of a caribou hide and continues to hunt the animals on the frozen lake. And in Eagle, Andy Bassich sets traps in the woods along the Yukon River in hopes of catching fur.
Alaskans pursue scarce resources in anticipation of the coming spring. In Kiwalik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone set up camp for future resource gathering. In Eagle, Andy's trip to his woodpile doesn't go as planned. In Chandalar, Glenn hunts for caribou along the lake and comes face to face with an apex predator. And in Kavik, a key food source becomes available for Sue at an unlikely time of year.
On the cusp of springtime, Alaskans encounter unexpected roadblocks in their struggle for survival. Sue Aikens gets stuck out on the tundra during her trek home with a new piece of equipment. Chip and Agnes Hailstone set out on a coveted hunt for musk ox using black powder weaponry. Andy Bassich discovers a valuable lynx on his final day of the trapping season. And Glenn Villeneuve injures his foot while traveling in deep snow.
After months recovering from her injury in town, Sue Aikens returns to Kavik and must deal with the damage of four months away from home. The Hailstone family sets up their camp for the summer along the Kiwalik River. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes repairs his boat for the summer fishing season ahead. And Glenn Villeneuve hunts for small springtime game in the Brooks Range.
In Kiwalik, the Hailstones construct a rack that will hang the season’s hunting and fishing catch. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes races to complete his smokehouse to take advantage of the summer salmon run. In Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve searches for a long lost cabin that may contain valuable supplies. And in Kavik, Sue Aikens works hard to reopen camp for her first clients of the thaw.
Glenn prepares for his fall sheep hunt by scouting for the animals and building a camp that he can return to. In Nenana, the river waters have dropped, and with the chum run soon to arrive, Jessie races to get his fish wheel into the river and operating properly. And in Kiwalik, Agnes and her son, Jon hunt for seals in hopes of stockpiling their freezer with meat and oil for dark winter.
In Kavik, unexpected electrical issues put Sue Aikens in danger of missing out on her delivery of critical supplies. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes tries his hand at net fishing to feed himself and his team of sled dogs. And Glenn Villeneuve takes advantage of the newly broken up lake in the Brooks Range to access a variety of resources.
In Kiwalik, the Hailstones cross the ocean to pick up a new motor and boat in Deering to help them harvest salmon. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes rushes to get his fish wheel fully operational for the summer salmon run. In Iliamna, Erik Salitan flies to a remote area to embark on a black bear hunt. And in Kavik, Sue Aikens must refill her freezer for the long winter ahead.
In Kiwalik, the Hailstones Chip sets out to gather wood for materials to help the family preserve their food, while Agnes and the girls gather berries for the winter ahead. In Nenana, Jessie does squirrel maintenance around camp to protect his dog food supply. In Wiseman, Erik and Martha head down the river in search of Arctic Grayling.
With her injury leaving her unable to shoot from her right side, Sue Aikens travels to Fairbanks to get left-handed weaponry for the winter ahead. In Nenana, Jessie Holmes constructs new doghouses for his team of sled dogs. And Martha Salitan ventures out onto Lake Iliamna in hopes of taking advantage of the final days of duck hunting season.
The end of the thaw provides Alaskans a brief respite before winter’s fury is unleashed. Jessie journeys upriver to scout for future hunting and fishing locales. In Iliamna, Erik and Martha have one last chance to load up on salmon before they return to Wiseman for dark winter. And a generous gift provides Sue Aikens with the motivation to build a smoker to preserve her winter meat supply.
Fall season in the Arctic means the final preparation is in full swing for the long winter months ahead. In Kavik, Sue sets off on a quest for food to survive the coming freeze. In Eagle, Andy and Kate race to get their fish wheel turning before the chum salmon run hits. With their annual caribou hunt on the horizon, the Hailstones build a cache to store their meat for the season. And in Chandalar, Glenn sets out on the most critical hunt of his year as he hopes to harvest a moose that will yield nearly six months' worth of meat.
With winter around the corner, Alaskans prepare themselves for the onslaught. In Noorvik, the Hailstone family goes caribou hunting to put up meat for the winter. In Kavik, a bear poses a threat to clients at Sue’s camp. In Eagle, Andy repairs the fish wheel to protect the dogs’ food supply. And in Chandalar, Glenn must haul a felled moose over land and water to get it back to the safety of his camp.
With seasons changing and the transition from fall to winter, Alaskans are preparing for the winter months. In Eagle, Andy hunts for elusive moose, as he and Kate need to replenish their red meat supply for the coming winter. In Kavik, Sue seals up camp and heads to Fairbanks for a foot procedure. With Tiktaalik — a local word for burbot — in season, the Hailstones teach their daughters to ice fish on the river. And in Chandalar, Glenn repairs his cabin before the harsh winter hits.
As temperatures grow colder, the Alaskans continue to prepare for the winter months. In Fairbanks, Sue Aikens travels 150 miles on an icy road to investigate a tip that squatters are on her property in central Alaska. In Eagle, Andy must take his dogs to gather more firewood for the winter, but collecting resources is stalled when his sled begins to fall apart at the seams. In Noorvik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone brave the thin ice to harvest whitefish for food and trade. And in Chandalar, Glenn chases after a pack of wolves in hopes of harvesting leftover caribou meat.
With dark winter just around the corner, Alaskans continue preparing for the winter months. In Noorvik, Chip builds a freight sled for winter travel. A blizzard strands Sue in Fairbanks and she must brave a notoriously dangerous road to get home to Kavik. In Eagle, Andy and Kate get their sled dogs ready for the winter and put them through their paces. And in Chandalar, Glenn tries to vary his diet and to harvest more meat for the long winter ahead.
Dark winter in the Arctic brings limited daylight and rapidly decreasing temperatures. With a hundred days of no sunlight ahead, Glenn must secure more wood for heat. In Eagle, Andy and Kate rescue a lone bear cub that has wandered into their camp. The Hailstones gather a vital resource for themselves as well as their neighbors. After two weeks away from camp, Sue returns to Kavik with a long list of critical tasks to complete.
With dark winter in full swing, Alaskans face new challenges in sub-zero temperatures. In Eagle, Andy, now living alone in the bush, maintains the snow-covered trails and takes care of the dogs on his own. In Kavik, after a barrage of storms, Sue fixes her generator in order to have electricity throughout camp. In Noorvik, the Hailstones build a new teepee to shelter their growing family for upcoming hunts. And in Wiseman, Erik takes his wife, Martha, hunting for animal hides to supplement their income.
The adventurers blaze a trail across Alaska in the midst of winter. In Noorvik, the Hailstones stash emergency supplies along their hunting and trapping routes. In Kavik, Sue’s contact with the outside world hangs in the balance. In Wiseman, Erik takes a fall while gathering firewood. And in Eagle, Andy attempts to trap muskrats for a winter meal.
When it’s winter in Alaska, Mother Nature rules, and the work necessary for survival is grueling. In Noorvik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone break trail to the Kiwalik River in preparation for hunting and fishing. In Kavik, Sue Aikens constructs a pair of snowshoes so she can travel through deep snow and scout the tundra. In Eagle, Andy Bassich fights frigid temperatures to replenish crucial resources. And in Wiseman, Erik and Martha Salitan set their first fur traps of the season.
In Eagle, Andy constructs snares to maintain his food supply. In Wiseman, Erik and Martha cut up their last moose quarter and use salvaged supplies to construct a smokehouse. In Kiwalik, Chip and Agnes go caribou hunting to stockpile meat and fur for the coming months. And in Kavik, Sue clears her runway for a plane to deliver a new snow machine.
As winter fades and signs of spring emerge, the Alaskans begin to store supplies for the coming months. In Kiwalik, the Hailstones begin their annual fur trapping expedition. In Wiseman, the Salitans work to stock up on caribou meat before guiding season begins. In Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve races to retrieve stored meat and haul it back to camp before any predators can beat him to it. And in Kavik, Sue Aikens’ need to blow off steam has dangerous consequences.
Spring is on the horizon, and the Alaskans prepare for the coming months as winter ends. Sue Aikens’ snow machine crash leaves her with an uncertain future, and she heads into town to get a diagnosis on her injury. In Kiwalik, the Hailstones prepare for their final caribou hunt before heading home, but Chip’s snow machine breaks down and that could be a major setback in their quest for meat. In Chandalar, Glenn heads out to retrieve the last of his buried caribou, and must get to it before a predator can discover it. And in Wiseman, the Salitans take to the ice to catch fish, but may have to search for an alternative food source.
In Eagle, deadly river conditions mean that Andy and Kate must cut a new trail through dense forest to access vital resources. In Kavik, Sue is waiting for a life-saving fuel delivery, but a missing pump connector means the fuel might not get unloaded.
In Eagle, Andy's apprentice makes a costly mistake and runs out of the wood that heats his tent and keeps him alive. In Kavik, Sue's pushes her body beyond the limit, and when an old injury flares up she is forced to call in outside help so she can resume her normal life.
Sue is locking down camp in Kavik and heading to Deadhorse, the nearest town, to pick up a new eight-wheel all-terrain vehicle. Cody is considering a full-time life in Alaska, but he needs help from his hosts.
Sue Aikens heads out on an 85 miles unpredictable journey through the Alaskan tundra. In Eagle, Andy sends Cody out into the wild to fend for himself and in Noorvik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone prepare their daughter for a lesson in trapping.
In Noorvik, Chip heads into the wild to find of his son and young granddaughter after they fail to arrive at the family home. In Kavik, Sue is forced into the tundra in search of fresh water, and must swap out a broken stove so that she doesn’t freeze in an arctic storm
For Chip and Agnes Hailstone, the end of the winter season means that they have one last chance to harvest fat caribou until late summer. The Hailstones are after female caribou during their last big game hunt of the season. If they are successful, it will provide their family with meat for food and trade through the coming months.
This special compilation episode follows as Chip and Agnes Hailstone, Andy Bassich and Kate Rorke-Bassich, Erik Salitan, Glenn Villeneuve, and Sue Aikens struggle to acquire food, protect themselves from deadly predators, and survive within the unforgiving landscape of the Alaskan bush.
Across Alaska the thaw brings new challenges and dangers for the region. Rising temperatures in Kava cause potential disaster for Sue’s business. For Chip and Agnes Hailstone, the end of the winter season means that they have one last chance to harvest fat caribou until late summer.
Remote Alaskans face new dangers and deadly challenges as they adapt to the changing seasons and race to prepare for next winter. In Eagle, Andy confronts a dangerous predator as the local wildlife awakes from hibernation. In Noorvik, Chip and Agnes brave the river and find that the hunt for fur is not easy or safe. In Kavik, Sue fights the clock to stock up her empty freezer before bear season closes. And high in the mountains of the Brooks Range, Glenn Villeneuve takes every opportunity to hunt caribou to see him through the spring.
The thaw is creating havoc for the residents of Alaska. In Kavik, rising water on Sue’s runway may put her out of business. In Noorvik, the Hailstone clan embarks on a critical fishing trip in order to find food for the summer. In Chandalar, Glenn’s water supply is compromised. And in Eagle, Andy moves a two-ton sawmill down the treacherous Yukon River.
In Noorvik, Agnes departs on a crucial seal hunt in an attempt to harvest seal oil that will last the family for months. Sue needs to get fresh water into her camp before she can open for guests. Andy and Kate struggle to build a greenhouse that will yield much of their winter food supply. And in Chandalar, Glenn stocks up on firewood, a resource he can’t live without in the Arctic.
In Chandalar, Glenn is running low on food and must go the extra mile to find enough sustenance to survive. Sue turns failure into success after heading into the tundra to investigate a strange shadow on the horizon. In Eagle, a mistake forces Andy to use up valuable resources searching for a missing boat. And in Noorvik, Chip struggles to find what he needs from the land to support Agnes’ fishing haul.
In Kavik, Sue needs to get a jump on filling her freezer for the cold weather. In Noorvik, the Hailstones embark on a unique moneymaking endeavor. In Chandalar, Glenn works on his sod house and in Eagle, Andy employs a new fishing strategy to help gather food for the winter.
Food is in short supply in Chandalar as Glenn embarks on a 60-mile journey back to civilization. In Noorvik, the Hailstone’s embark on a summer tradition to Camp Kookoochaiq hoping for a bounty of salmon. Sue waits anxiously for the fuel she desperately needs to keep her business open. And in Eagle, Andy faces near catastrophe as a boat hauling thousands of pounds of supplies takes on water.
In isolated Kavik, Sue Aikens faces a life-and-death challenge when she returns to camp to find that thieves have pilfered her winter fuel supply. Meanwhile in Noorvik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone are unable to access their hunting grounds and must hope for local trapping and trading to survive
A fierce winter storm threatens Sue's all important fuel supply, and Erik struggles to capture a thieving wolf. In Kavik, sue is forced to shut down her generator and go into conservation mode after a series of delays prevent a plane transporting precious fuel.
Kate joins Andy out in the wilderness for a challenging day of collecting lumber for their homestead. Chip and Agnes are working together on a major hunt that could determine their livelihood for the coming year.
In Kavik, Sue wakes up to a strange noise and must scout her perimeter for likely predators. Andy leaves Eagle for a trip across the Taylor Highway to tow his newly bought sawmill home, battling dangerous snowdrifts along the way
After realizing she’s low on meat, Sue encounters unexpected dangers when she ventures deep into the tundra around Kavik in order to catch a moose. In Wiseman, Erik’s attempt at ice fishing turns into a deadly scrap with the local wildlife
On the brink of losing everything she's worked for, Sue travels to Fairbanks, to officially buy her precious Kavik River Camp or else she will be left alone in the cold
This series follows the drama and hardships experienced by four Alaskan households in different corners of this merciless territory as they battle to make it through a long, dark, freezing winter. The huge US state of Alaska boasts some of the world’s most deadly weather, with temperatures regularly plummeting to a lethal -80 Fahrenheit, freezing exposed limbs in minutes. Yet it is also home to some of the toughest, most resilient, most isolated people in the world. Life is all about survival in the face of unrelenting weather, scarce resources and man-eating carnivores.
Life below zero They took it off hulu and want me to pay again. That stinks
E. Nell Jones-Kuzmicki
Life Below Zero Alaskan Life Being So "F-F-Frozen Over Most Of The Time! Brrrrrr!
Decent show but Sue is just over the top over acting
Life Below Zero Does anybody know if there will be a new season?
Where's season 6 and the start of 7
LIFE BELOW ZERO BEST SHOW I'VE EVER WATCHED IN MY LIFE.
Cathy Spelker January 2, 2017
Life below zero They took it off hulu and want me to pay again. That stinks
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