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Winter Comes Early on Life Below Zero

Life Below Zero returns as an early winter forces Alaskans to go head-to-head with Mother Nature to hunt, gather, and preserve their ability to survive in their corner of the Arctic as the dark, bitter cold closes in. Each day brings snow and dropping temperatures, forcing even the most seasoned bush dwellers to prepare before…

Life Below Zero Is Back–And Up Here, Summer Is All About Winter

When the Ice Melts, the Work Begins With light returning across Alaska, our seasoned bush dwellers must venture across the thawing terrain, combating waking predators and unpredictable weather, to stake their claim on the limited summer harvest. The clock is ticking and the tasks surmounting, with each day bringing them closer to winter’s icy grip.…

Highlights From the Life Below Zero Facebook Fan Q&A With Glenn Villeneuve

Last week, Glenn answered some of his fan’s questions on Facebook about his lifestyle, reasons for joining the show and how he deals with isolation. Here are some highlights from the Q&A: What made you decide to do the show? Do you have any shows you like to watch when you’re in Fairbanks (other than…

Sue Aikens Takes to Twitter: Q&A Recap

Last week following the season finale of Life Below Zero, Sue Aikens answered fans’ questions about the crash and recovery process, living life off-the-grid, and being on the show. Check out these highlights! @TommyG_TX: We’re glad you are still with us. Just a mite sore for certain. Quite a crash. What did your ride hit, a rock?…

Lessons From Life Below: Be Present-Minded

This week on Life Below Zero, our Alaskans face complications as they prepare for a successful future. In Kiwalik, the Hailstones are on another caribou hunt when Chip’s snow machine breaks down, posing a major setback in their quest for meat. In Chandalar, Glenn rushes to protect his remaining meat before a predator can discover it.…

Lessons From Life Below: Seeking Solitude

This week on Life Below Zero, life in the Arctic is as busy as ever. Now that the weather is warming, the Alaskans are able to spend more time making repairs and up-keeping their camps. Even though life is simple, they don’t live by a certain routine; each season is spent preparing for the next. Now…

Lessons From Life Below: Waste-less Way of Life

This week on Life Below Zero, the winter season is nearing its end but the pressures for survival are as strong as ever. Even with warmer days ahead, there is much work to be done for the coming months. When hunting and gathering are crucial methods for survival, the key to year-round success is putting everything to use and…

Lessons from Life Below: Thankful for Food

Fall season in the Arctic means crunch time for the final preparations for the brutal winter months ahead. Without the luxuries of having a supermarket nearby to stock up your pantry or fill up your fridge, the Alaskans on Life Below Zero must hunt to survive and forge for enough food to last through the big…

Behind the Scenes of Life Below Zero: Out Of Control

Last night on Life Below Zero, winter preparations were in full swing as the changing seasons bring the tough transition from fall to winter. In Eagle, Andy set off to find elusive moose, as he and Kate need to replenish their red meat supply for the coming winter. In Kavik, Sue sealed up camp to…

Lessons from Life Below: Family Comes First

Life in the Arctic is harsh. With freezing temperatures and dangerous threats from predators, every day is a struggle to survive. However, for Chip and Agnes Hailstone, family is the key to their existence. Even with the rising pressures to gather enough food to last this family of eight all winter, hunting season is used as…