The entire Hailstone family goes caribou hunting in Noorvik, hoping to find enough meat for the winter. Meanwhile in Kavik, a bear threatens Sue's clients.
The Alaskans are preparing for the transition to winter. Andy hunts for moose in Eagle, as he and Kate need to restock on meat for the winter.
Sue Aikens travels 150 miles down the icy roads of Fairbanks to investigate when someone tips her off to potential squatters on her property in central Alaska.
Chip builds a freight sled for winter travel when the roads become all but impassable. Sue is stranded in Fairbanks when a blizzard hits and she must brave a dangerous road to get home to Kavik.
With a hundred days of no sunlight ahead, the Alaskans need to make sure they have plenty of fuel. Glenn must secure more wood for heat.
The difference between life and death in Alaska often depends on being prepared for anything. In Noorvik, the Hailstones stash emergency supplies along their hunting and trapping routes.
Survival in an Alaskan winter depends on a gruelling amount of work. In Noorvik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone break trail to the Kiwalik River in preparation of their spring caribou hunt.
In Eagle, Andy constructs wolf snares to protect the moose population in the area. Erik and Martha cut up their last moose quarter and use salvage to construct a smokehouse in Wiseman.
The Alaskans look to the coming spring months as the Winter finally fades. In Kiwalik, the Hailstones begin their annual fur trapping expedition.
Spring is on the horizon for the Alaskans. Sue Aikens' snow machine crash leaves her with an uncertain future and she heads into town to get a diagnosis on her injury.