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What Does It Take to Film Life Below Zero? Go Behind the Scenes in This New Web Series

Living Life Below Zero is tough enough, but filming below zero is another beast entirely. Keeping up with Glenn, Sue, Andy, Kate, Chip, Agnes, and Erik is hard–throw in plummeting temps, a few cracks in the ice, and close run-ins with bears and you’ll begin to see just how challenging filming in these conditions really…

Winter Is Coming: Life Below Zero Returns Tonight!

Tonight on the season premiere of Life Below Zero, Alaskans battle harsh conditions and limited daylight to survive the onslaught of winter and protect the future of their remote livelihood. With temperatures plummeting, it’s a race against the clock to secure available resources and maintain the sanity it takes to live Life Below Zero. In…

A New Season of Life Below Zero: The Thaw Premieres Tonight!

After the long harsh winter, spring breakup strikes, bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. The thaw marks the start of the most taxing time of year in Alaska. Those living off the grid must work there hardest to hunt, gather, and harvest vital resources before the freeze takes hold again. On the…

Life Below Zero Challenge #12: Say Hello to Nature

For the Arctic residents of Life Below Zero, complacency is not an option. Lack of preparedness means certain death. The stakes are high living on the outskirts of humanity, and for many in the lower 48, life can be pretty sedentary, pretty comfy and cozy… until now! [Cue Life Below Zero Weekly Challenges]. As far…

Life Below Zero Challenge 11: Be Proactive

For the Arctic residents of Life Below Zero, complacency is not an option. Lack of preparedness means certain death. The stakes are high living on the outskirts of humanity, and for many in the lower 48, life can be pretty sedentary, pretty comfy and cozy… until now! [Cue Life Below Zero Weekly Challenges]. Years in…

Arctic Wisdom: End Times

Even for the pros, survival is precarious in Alaska’s wilderness. From dodging mountains of snow to adapting to climate change, life is never easy for the Alaskans on Life Below Zero. And with just two episodes left in the season, the Arctic survivalists are battling to make it through the winter. The ever-resilient Sue Aikens vanquishes obstacle…

Life Below Zero Challenge #10: Ration Your Water

For the Arctic residents of Life Below Zero, complacency is not an option. Lack of preparedness means certain death. The stakes are high living on the outskirts of humanity, and for many in the lower 48, life can be pretty sedentary, pretty comfy and cozy… until now! [Cue Life Below Zero Weekly Challenges]. According to…

Arctic Wisdom: Inside Glenn’s Emergency Shelter

“If you have to abandon ship, you need a lifeboat.” – Glenn Villenueve Several episodes ago, Glenn Villenueve returned to his camp in the Brooks Range. Glenn’s life at 65 miles north of the Arctic Circle is completely isolated from civilization, and if a bear attacks his cabin, he’s on his own. A nature purist dedicated…

Life Below Zero Challenge #9: Embrace Solitude

For the Arctic residents of Life Below Zero, complacency is not an option. Lack of preparedness means certain death. The stakes are high living on the outskirts of humanity, and for many in the lower 48, life can be pretty sedentary, pretty comfy and cozy… until now! [Cue Life Below Zero Weekly Challenges]. Cody Allen…

Q&A With Life Below Zero’s Sue Aikens

Last week, Life Below Zero’s Sue Aikens took to Reddit for her very first AMA (Ask Me Anything). Here are some highlights from the Q&A.  How often do you use technology (Internet, TV, etc)? Did you always live like this? Do you generally feel happy and fulfilled? I use technology everyday. There are no phone…