Life Below Zero
The icy adventures continue for Life Below Zero's hardy characters as they race to prepare for their survival as the oncoming winter freeze begins to take hold in Alaska. This ratings-winning series continues to grip audiences as it follows the stories of hard-working people living off the grid miles from the nearest road. With temperatures plummeting and limited daylight, it's a battle to secure the last of available resources. Nature's unpredictability threatens the mental and physical strength of these Alaskans as they seek to protect the future of their remote livelihoods. After a year of financial hardships, Sue struggles with the resurgence of an old injury and, thanks to newly inherited land, the Hailstones hope to expand their remote hunting, trapping and fishing grounds. Erik and his new wife Martha return home after a summer of guiding, Andy and Kate battle the harsh and changing landscape on the Yukon River, and Glenn is securing basic needs to maintain his primitive remote lifestyle.
No Easy Out
27 May at 21:00
Friday, 26 May 2017 at 21:00
It’s winter in Alaska - Mother Nature rules every day, and the work necessary for survival is gruelling. Chip and Agnes start preparation for their spring caribou hunt and Sue constructs a pair of snowshoes to be able to scout the tundra.
Bent and Broken
27 May at 22:00
Friday, 26 May 2017 at 22:00
Andy constructs wolf snares to protect the moose population in the area and maintain his food supply. Erik and Martha cut up their last moose quarter and use salvaged supplies to construct a smokehouse. Sue clears her runway for a plane.
28 May at 22:00
Friday, 26 May 2017 at 22:00
As winter fades Alaskans take their final shots to store supplies for the coming spring months, Glenn races to retrieve stored meat and haul it back to camp and Sue’s need to blow off steam has dangerous consequences.
28 May at 23:00
Friday, 26 May 2017 at 23:00
Spring is on the horizon, and Alaskans prepare for the months ahead as winter comes to an end. Sue Aikens’ snow machine crash leaves her with an uncertain future and the Hailstones prepare for their final caribou hunt before heading home.
The Thaw: Resurrection
29 May at 22:00
Friday, 26 May 2017 at 22:00
When spring arrives in Alaska, it is time to get to work in preparation for the next freeze. After months of recovering from her injury Sue returns to Kavik and the Hailstone family sets up their camp for the summer along the Kiwalik River.
Series 4 EPISODES (16)
1 On the Edge
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, moose hunting season is running out on Jessie Holmes.
2 Pride and Power
Alaskans work tirelessly to prepare themselves for the upcoming brutal weather. Chip constructs a mobile tent frame for his family to use at their newly inherited lands. A power outage in Kavik leaves Sue scrambling to restore it.
3 Falling Apart
Winter planning begins to fall apart as Alaskan prepare for the big freeze. The Hailstones set out to hunt for caribou, but they may have missed their chance. Sue fills 48 barrels of fuel for winter while struggling to maintain her Bobcat.
4 Deadly Tracks
With the freeze underway, Alaskans must scramble to secure their livelihoods. Chip and Carol plan to take advantage of the newly flourishing rabbit population while Jessie breaks trail in order to prep his dog team for an upcoming race.
5 Breaking Through
The Arctic's late freeze presents unique challenges for Alaskans as they attempt to gather food and resources for survival.
Alaskans struggle to get through the everyday grind as another dark winter looms. Sue secures camp with a blizzard coming. Chip performs routine maintenance on his snow machine to prepare for winter travel.
7 Ghosts of Winter
The imminent onset of winter forces Alaskans to tackle various obstacles to ensure a prosperous season. Andy hunts in order to replenish his meat supply. Sue confronts her greatest fear head-on.
8 No Boundaries
In the dead of winter, Alaskans travel high, far, and wide to obtain resources for survival. Glenn pursues caribou in the mountains, Chip and Agnes haul their tent frame on the frozen river, and Andy breaks a new trail through the woods.
9 Trapped and Hunted
Alaskans must trap and hunt for essential food and fur to survive dark winter. Sue hunts for caribou and ptarmigan, the Hailstones travel to Emonokrov to jig for fish under the ice, and Andy sets traps in the woods in the hope of catching fur.
10 Winter Kill
Alaskans pursue scarce resources in anticipation of the coming spring. Chip and Agnes set up camp for future resource gathering, Andy's trip to his woodpile doesn't go as planned, while Glenn hunts for caribou along the lake.
On the cusp of springtime, Alaskans encounter unexpected roadblocks in their struggle for survival. Sue gets stuck out on the tundra, Chip and Agnes set out on a coveted hunt for musk ox and Glenn injures his foot, traveling in deep snow.
12 No Shortcuts
As winter comes to a close, there are no shortcuts for Alaskans as they wrap up the long season. Sue waits for her loader to arrive, Glenn hikes up a mountain to build a snow cave and Andy repairs his wind turbine.
17 The Thaw - Against the Tide
Summer's unpredictable weather challenges Alaskans as they try to gather resources to survive winter. Glenn uses his newly recovered canoe in search of resource-rich areas. Sue Aikens overhauls her heating system to work more efficiently.
18 The Thaw - The Slow Grind
As the summer begins to fade, Alaskans must take advantage of the long days to prepare for the long freeze ahead. The Hailstones embark on a seasonal native harvest and Sue heads across the river to try and increase her supply of food.
19 The Thaw - Midnight Sun
Alaskans must ensure they are prepared to withstand the extreme cold that lies ahead. Sue Aikens must upgrade her fuel system, Andy hikes in search of black bears for meat and fur and Chip and his son Doug, are on the hunt for caribou.
20 The Thaw - Higher Ground
As the thaw draws to a close, Alaskans battle the clock to maximise their final days of sunlight. Sue pursues caribou to increase her food security and The Hailstone family processes and prepares seal meat and oil for the cold winter ahead.