Life Below Zero
Viewers go deep into an Alaskan winter to meet six tough and resilient residents as they try to stay one step ahead of storms and man-eating beasts to make it through to spring. The closest neighbor to Sue Aikens is more than 300 miles away. Eric Salitan subsists solely on what he hunts and forages. Chip and Agnes Hailstone catch fish for currency in bartering for supplies, and Andy and Kate Bassich use their pack of sled dogs for transportation.
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Season 1Netflix | Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S01 E01May 20, 2013
End of the Road May 20, 2013 Six people separated by hundreds of miles, all joined by the common cause of surviving the winter in the Alaskan bush. In Noorvik, Chip races to set whitefish nets on thin ice for the last catch of the season. Fishing on the frozen river is deadly, but it's vital to haul enough fish to last through the winter. Andy tests the safety of the river surrounding his house that he uses as a link to the outside world. Without this winter lifeline, he is trapped and isolated.
S01 E02May 27, 2013
Hunt, Barter and Steal May 27, 2013 Sue heads home after recovering from an injury, only to find that her fuel supply has been stolen. Elsewhere, Chip and Agnes are unable to access their hunting grounds and are forced to barter their supplies.
S01 E03Jun 3, 2013
Winter's Edge Jun 3, 2013 Sue sets up hand lines between her most important buildings and prepares firearms as a blizzard approaches. Elsewhere, Erik collects water and wood.
S01 E04Jun 10, 2013
Wolf at the Door Jun 10, 2013 A wolf approaches Sue's cabin; Chip's snow machine breaks down; and Erik hunts for lynx.
S01 E05Jun 17, 2013
Blood, Sweat and Fear Jun 17, 2013 Sue runs low on fuel and calls for an air delivery, but mechanical trouble and an impending winter storm make travel difficult. Elsewhere, Erik deals with a crafty wolf.
S01 E06Jun 24, 2013
There Be Monsters Jun 24, 2013 Kate and Andy collect lumber for their homestead before celebrating her birthday; Chip and Agnes go hunting.
Season 2Netflix | Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Oct 30, 2013
Hunt or Be Hunted Oct 30, 2013 The second season begins with Andy dealing with a dangerous predator as hibernation season ends for the local wildlife. Also: Chip and Agnes hunt for fur; and Sue works to stock her freezer before the end of bear season.
S02 E02Nov 6, 2013
The Meltdown Nov 6, 2013 The runway strip is threatened by runoff from melting snow that could halt vital business for Sue's camp. Elsewhere, Chip and Agnes commence on a fishing expedition with their children.
S02 E03Nov 13, 2013
The Mess of Success Nov 13, 2013 Sue deals with last-minute emergencies while preparing for customers to stay at her camp; Andy and Kate build a greenhouse for growing food supplies.
S02 E04Nov 20, 2013
Hungry Country Nov 20, 2013 Glenn runs low on provisions and decides to go fishing to replenish his supplies. Elsewhere, Sue investigates a strange sight on the horizon and then tries to collect coal.
S02 E05Nov 27, 2013
No Time To Lose Nov 27, 2013 Sue attempts to hunt caribou to fill her food supplies before winter; Andy tries fishing with a net, which can be more dangerous to operate than his fish wheel.
Season 3Netflix | Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Apr 18, 2014
Winter's Warning Apr 18, 2014 In the third-season premiere, Sue is forced to face a painful memory when she crosses paths with a grizzly bear. Elsewhere, the Bassichs set up a fishing wheel to feed their sled dogs; the Hailstones run into trouble net fishing; and Erik travels to Kodiak Island to hunt for food.
S03 E01Apr 10, 2014
Through the Darkness Apr 10, 2014 NGC follows six Alaskans as they fight through the freeze, the dark winter, the break up and the thaw. Then, as they spend summer preparing to do it all again.
S03 E02Apr 25, 2014
Deadly Grounds Apr 25, 2014 Erik goes hunting for mountain goats on Kodiak Island; Andy plans to down a moose with a homemade bullet; Sue tries her luck with a herd of caribou; and Chip and Agnes stock up for winter.
S03 E03May 2, 2014
Dark Times Ahead May 2, 2014 The Hailstones hunt for a moose to keep them fed during the winter; Sue hurries to close up camp before the freeze starts; Andy looks for beavers along the Yukon; and Erik tries to trap a fox.
S03 E04May 9, 2014
Calling the Wild May 9, 2014 Andy is forced to cut a new trail to his hunting grounds; Sue waits for a fuel delivery before beginning her nine months of isolation; trapping season is off to a bad start for Erik; and the Hailstones hurry to complete their winter preparations.
S03 E05May 16, 2014
Fire and Ice May 16, 2014 Andy and Kate teach a visitor survival skills; Sue fortifies her camp against hungry bears; Erik attempts to keep his food out of the reach of wild animals; and the Hailstones go on a seal hunt.
Season 4Netflix | Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Nov 5, 2014
The Awakening Nov 5, 2014 Chip and Agnes teach their daughters how to live off the land; Sue has three months to make a profit off her camp for the year; Andy and Kate deal with seasonal flooding; and Glenn is on the hunt for
S04 E02Nov 12, 2014
The Waiting Game Nov 12, 2014 Sue searches for new sources of food when caribou cannot be found; outdoor guides man Eric Salitan prepares for his busy season; the Bassichs tend to their garden; and the Hailstones trek to Kiwalik to
S04 E03Nov 19, 2014
Opportunity Knocks Nov 19, 2014 Hailstone's daughters hunt for caribou; Andy finds ways to reduce his physical labor; Glen tries out a new tool; and Sue searches for produce items.
S04 E04Nov 26, 2014
The Harvest Nov 26, 2014 Sue tries her hand at fishing when she falls short of the food supplies she needs for surviving the winter. read
S04 E05Dec 3, 2014
Sink or Swim Dec 3, 2014 Food is stockpiled in preparation for the oncoming freeze.
S04 E06Dec 10, 2014
Ticking Clock Dec 10, 2014 Alaskans stockpile necessary supplies for the coming months with winter quickly approaching.
Season 5Netflix | Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Apr 10, 2015
Ready or Not Apr 10, 2015 Fall season in the Arctic means the final preparation is in full swing for the long winter months ahead. In Kavik, Sue sets off on a quest for food to survive the coming freeze. In Eagle, Andy and Kate race to get their fish wheel turning before the chum salmon run hits. With their annual caribou hunt on the horizon, the Hailstones build a cache to store their meat for the season. And in Chandalar, Glenn sets out on the most critical hunt of his year as he hopes to harvest a moose that will yield nearly six months’ worth of meat.
S05 E02Apr 17, 2015
Armed for Winter Apr 17, 2015 With winter around the corner, Alaskans prepare themselves for the onslaught. In Noorvik, the Hailstone family goes caribou hunting to put up meat for the winter. In Kavik, a bear poses a threat to clients at Sue’s camp. In Eagle, Andy repairs the fish wheel to protect the dogs’ food supply. And in Chandalar, Glenn must haul a felled moose over land and water to get it back to the safety of his camp.
S05 E03Apr 24, 2015
Out of Control Apr 24, 2015 With seasons changing and the transition from fall to winter, Alaskans are preparing for the winter months. In Eagle, Andy hunts for elusive moose, as he and Kate need to replenish their red meat supply for the coming winter. In Kavik, Sue seals up camp and heads to Fairbanks for a foot procedure. With Tiktaalik — a local word for burbot — in season, the Hailstones teach their daughters to ice fish on the river. And in Chandalar, Glenn repairs his cabin before the harsh winter hits.
S05 E04May 1, 2015
Out of Control May 1, 2015 Alaskans prepare for the winter months; hunting moose; ice fishing; cabin repairs and procedures.
S05 E05May 8, 2015
The Unknown May 8, 2015 Investigating squatters; collecting firewood; braving thin ice to harvest whitefish.
S05 E06May 15, 2015
Darkness Falls May 15, 2015 With dark winter just around the corner, Alaskans continue preparing for the winter months.
Season 6Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Nov 25, 2015
The Resurrection Nov 25, 2015 When spring arrives in Alaska, the thaw means time to begin preparation for the next freeze, be it hunting, fishing or relocating for the summer.
S06 E02Dec 2, 2015
The Bottom Line Dec 2, 2015 The Hailstones and Jessie work on projects to take advantage of the summer bounty. Glenn searches for a long lost cabin, and Sue reopens her camp.
S06 E03Dec 9, 2015
Running on Empty Dec 9, 2015 Glenn goes on a scouting trip, while Jessie rushes to complete his fish wheel. Sue faces setbacks at her camp, and the Hailstones go on a hunt.
S06 E04Dec 16, 2015
Red Flag Dec 16, 2015 Technical issues sideline Sue, while weather issues cause the Hailstones to buckle down. Glenn and Jessie find an abundance of food and resources.
S06 E05Dec 23, 2015
Predator Control Dec 23, 2015 Erik returns to embark on a hunt, and Sue attempts to restock her freezers. The Hailstones get a new boat, and Jessie continues to work on his fish wheel.
S06 E06Dec 30, 2015
Divide and Conquer Dec 30, 2015 Alaskans must divide and conquer to stockpile resources for the long winter ahead. We follow Sue, Chip, Jessie and others in their preparations.
Season 7Netflix | Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Apr 8, 2016
On the Edge Apr 8, 2016 Sue readies her camp for the coming winter. Glenn makes his move from Fairbanks to Chandalar. Jessie revamps his entire dog lot. The Hailstones begin work on a mobile home.
S07 E02Apr 15, 2016
Pride and Power Apr 15, 2016 Sue waits on a fuel delivery. Glenn goes on a moose hunt. Jessie revamps his dog lot. The Hailstones begin to build a mobile home.
S07 E03Apr 22, 2016
Falling Apart Apr 22, 2016 Sue makes needed repairs around camp. Jessie collects fish from his fish wheel. Glenn works to haul a moose back to camp. Chip processes and trades pieces of a caribou.
S07 E04Apr 29, 2016
Deadly Tracks Apr 29, 2016 With the freeze under way, Alaskans scramble to secure their livelihoods. Sue Aikens returns to find a dangerous predator lurking just outside of camp.
S07 E05May 6, 2016
Breaking Through May 6, 2016 The Arctic’s late freeze presents unique challenges for Alaskans as they attempt to gather food and resources for survival.
S07 E06May 13, 2016
Shakedown May 13, 2016 Repairs, hunting and errands are all on the to-do list as five Alaskans struggle to get through the everyday grind as a long, dark winter looms ahead.
Season 8Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S08 E01Oct 19, 2016
The Confrontation Oct 19, 2016 Sue hunts a rogue wolverine that has been stalking Kavik. Glenn embarks on a long journey back to camp on foot. Andy checks his traps and catches a beaver. Chip makes bullets and goes ptarmigan hunting.
S08 E02Oct 26, 2016
Blindsided Oct 26, 2016 Sue gathers peat moss and reopens her greenhouse. Glenn finishes the long journey home. Andy prepares for the Yukon break-up. The Hailstones hunt for geese.
S08 E03Nov 2, 2016
River of Rage Nov 2, 2016 Sue experiences problems with her fuel system in Kavik. Glenn fishes and hunts for ducks. Andy deals with break-up in Eagle. Chip and Agnes hunt for caribou at camp.
S08 E04Nov 16, 2016
Head Above Water Nov 16, 2016 Sue fixes the loader and clears the runway at Kavik. Glenn crosses a freezing river to retrieve an old canoe. Andy builds and tests a kayak. The Hailstones move their camp and make a drying rack.
S08 E05Nov 23, 2016
Against the Tide Nov 23, 2016 Sue unloads and sets up new heating system at Kavik. Glenn scouts for shelter and hunts from his canoe. Andy catches and smokes fish in the rain. The Hailstones fish for herring at camp.
S08 E06Nov 30, 2016
The Slow Grind Nov 30, 2016 Sue crosses the river and goes fishing. Glenn travels up a mountain, scouts sheep, and rebuilds a blind. Andy builds a yurt with a young client. The Hailstones gather and cook eggs.
Season 9Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S09 E01Jul 14, 2017
Unfamiliar Territory Jul 14, 2017 Alaskans must travel through unfamiliar, freezing and treacherous territories to harvest new and necessary resources, preparing themselves for a dark winter in the Arctic.
S09 E02Jul 13, 2017
Howl of the Wild Jul 13, 2017 Sue experiences wolves at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Glenn hunts for bull moose. Jessie sets up a new sawmill. Agnes and the girls go net fishing at Kookoochiaq.
S09 E03Jul 28, 2017
The 11th Hour Jul 28, 2017 Sue scouts for sheep at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Glenn sets beaver snares. Jessie runs the Cantwell Sled Dog Race. Andy goes muskrat trapping.
S09 E04Aug 4, 2017
Burn the Midnight Oil Aug 4, 2017 Amid dark winter’s deadly conditions, Alaskans must capitalize on the brief hours of daylight to complete necessary tasks for their survival.
S09 E05Aug 11, 2017
Arctic Super Moon Aug 11, 2017 In the midst of dark winter’s onslaught, Alaskans head out into the cold, seeking precious resources to ensure their survival and maximum efficiency.
S09 E06Aug 18, 2017
Winter's Grip Aug 18, 2017 Alaskans battle an unusually low snowfall and lack of precipitation in dark winter to protect their resources and travel uncertain terrain.
Season 10Hulu | FOX | NatGeo | Rent or Buy
S10 E01Jan 2, 2018
Homecoming Jan 2, 2018 As warming temperatures heat up the Arctic, Alaskans take advantage of the sun's return and head out onto ice, water and land for resources.
S10 E02Jan 5, 2018
New Territory Jan 5, 2018 Daylight for 24-hours in the spring allows Alaskans to work nonstop to prepare for winter.
S10 E03Jan 12, 2018
Facing Fears Jan 12, 2018 With only a brief window between breakup and winter, Alaskans scramble to complete chores that will make life easier when the deep chill returns.
S10 E04Jan 19, 2018
To Catch a King Jan 19, 2018 In the Arctic, Alaskans rely on the surrounding waterways to provide quick transportation and valuable resources throughout the warm summer months.
S10 E05Jan 26, 2018
The Intruder Jan 26, 2018 With warm conditions in the Arctic, Alaskans brave the land and waterways to hunt for fresh food and gather supplies to improve their homesteads.
S10 E06Feb 2, 2018
Heavy Load Feb 2, 2018 With summer waning, Alaskans must prepare their bodies and minds for what lies ahead.