The ice-clogged Yukon River faces the yearly spring breakup, an annual event causing flooding in Alaskan villages such as Eagle and Circle. Major flooding is suspected to hit the interior of Alaska – water level rapidly rising and soaking nearly every inch of the town. When spring hits, she won’t be missed. In 2009 the spring break up devastated many homes – so now, many are preparing like never before.
In anticipation of this year’s heavy snow-flow, Andy and Kate have devised a plan, on Life Below Zero: The Chase the husband and wife team constructed a doomsday raft so that they may never have to endure an episode like the spring breakup of 2009 again. As, an extra precaution this week on Life Below Zero: Hell and High Water Andy and Kate decide to transport their beloved furry friends to higher ground, an added safety precaution that could end up saving their lives.
Not all is gloom and doom on this week’s Life Below Zero: Hell and High Water. Sue becomes the proud, official owner of the Kavik River Camp, population: 1. After living in Kavik as the sole resident for nearly 10 years and managing the camp on her own, she certainly deserves it.
Chip and Agnes look forward to their spring traditions, returning to their favorite hole for a little ice fishing. While Agnes seems to have mastered the patience and practice it takes to be a successful ice-fisher, Chip is more accustomed to the hunting of Caribou and tries to learn an appreciation for the slow practice of ice fishing.
It’s the best time of the year for one Life Below Zero cast member. Erik could not be more eager for the premiere of spring. Erik’s long winter of hunting in solidarity is over and to his excitement; the field guide business is picking up steam.
Don’t miss all the action for the spring breakup on Life Below Zero: Hell and High Water THURS JULY 25th 10PM ET