Villagers face a new threat, as outsiders descend on sacred hunting grounds. Charlie and James track a moose and make a disturbing discovery. Stan races to find a new source of fresh water after a vital spring dries up.
Charlie clears trail along a treacherous stretch of the Yukon, with help from his daughter’s new boyfriend. Chris and Jessi hatch a plan to hunt with homemade weapons. Pat’s wife Lorene is rushed to a hospital in Fairbanks for emergency surgery.
A historic lack of snowfall prevents Stan Zuray from reaching his trapline. Charlie Wright joins forces with Stan to defend an ancestral trapline from an unknown invader. Courtney Agnes passes on dying native traditions to her daughter Cuppie.
Villagers race to prepare for an early cold snap. Stan uses Yukon engineering to make a risky repair to his truck. Chris and Jessi enlist their dog Tozi to help them haul firewood. And Charlie tries to stop a deadly fire.
The countdown to the dark days causes a mad dash for food. Chris and Jessi venture onto thin ice to net whitefish. Stan and Charlie join forces on a perilous hunt for caribou. And Pat Moore turns to the town dump to feed his pigs.
With the dark days fast approaching, Chris and Jessi use Yukon ingenuity to bring light to the Cosna. Stan goes trapping with his dog team, but his dogs have other plans. Pat and James travel to a distant village to net eels for their dogs.
Charlie Wright fights to save Tanana’s water supply with help from fellow villager, Stan Zuray. Chris Morse‘s father Stuart returns to the homestead he established forty years ago to help build a key piece of infrastructure.
A storm destroys the Morse’s supply of food, turning their Alaskan dream into a nightmare. Charlie Wright leaves Tanana to build a new trapline far from the reach of outsiders. Stan Zuray builds a survival shelter for a dicey stretch of the new road.
Charlie Wright seeks help from a local gold miner to repair his bear-ravaged cabin, getting an unexpected chance. Stan Zuray struggles to reach the new road with his survival cabin. The Morse’s search for salvation turns into a fight for their lives.