Edge of Alaska
Explore the snow-covered hills of McCarthy, cut off from the outside world for the winter.
Neil Darish hopes to restore McCarthy to its former glory, with or without the townspeople's cooperation.
From Sin City to Shantytown
McCarthy's resident "Old Man of the Mountain" lives in a remote cabin cut off from the rest of the world during the winter, but he doesn't mind the isolation.
Living on The Edge: Tim Mischel
The 42 residents of McCarthy, Alaska enjoy complete freedom- at a steep price.
Only The Toughest Survive
McCarthy resident Jeremy Keller recounts his experience running in the Iditarod race.
Living On The Edge: Jeremy Keller
Jeremy Keller wants to teach his son Bjorn the skills he needs to survive-- but is he ready to take the reins?
Learning to Mush
Jeremy Keller's goal is to be completely self-reliant-- but it doesn't come easy.
Living On The Edge: A Breath Of Fresh Air
Though the Kennecott copper mine was suddenly abandoned years ago, a strange presence lingers in the empty buildings.
The Legend of Kennecott
A journey through the frozen wilds of Alaska quickly becomes a life or death situation when Jason falls through river ice.
Frozen River Rescue
What does it mean when someone rings the bell at McCarthy's only saloon? Bartender Jenny Rosenbaum explains.
Living On The Edge: Jenny Rosenbaum
On the anniversary of the massacre that left more than half of McCarthy's residents dead or injured, Gary Green recalls what it was like to be the only survivor in town that day.
Massacre in McCarthy
Tim Mischel likes living at the top of the mountain, but the spring thaw leaves him stranded without vital medical supplies.
Marooned at the Top of the World
Call it what you want, but something about this spooky ghost town makes nomads like Neil Darish want to settle down for good.
There's Something About McCarthy
What do McCarthy, Alaska and the Land of Misfit Toys have in common? Jason Lobo explains.
Living On The Edge: Jason Lobo
Jason Lobo and his brother Eric are building an improvised rocket stove, which turns out to be true to its name when they fire it up.
That's Why It's Called A Rocket Stove
Gary and Jenny hike to Gary's hidden claim, where he teaches her how to pan for gold.
Gold Mining the Old-Fashioned Way