The challenges of living on the remote and rugged Kilcher homestead are sometimes unforgiving. They learn that life in the raw, untamed wilderness means keeping your family close, and your firearms closer.
The cycle of life on the homestead is continuous. The Kilchers say goodbye to a friend as Eivin and Eve welcome new life. Meanwhile, Otto and Charlotte attempt to resuscitate a stillborn calf, while Eve learns that taking a life during a hunt isn't easy.
On the homestead, each season brings a new battle for survival, with bone-chilling winters, accident-ridden springs, backbreaking summers and frantic falls. Atz Lee and Jane brave subzero temperatures in search of fish, while the Kilcher men are pushed to their limits on a fall hunt.
A behind-the-scenes episode relives the most memorable moments of the Kilchers with previously unseen footage. The family answers viewer questions, and Atz Sr. and Atz Lee perform a song chronicling their family.