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Life Below Zero: The Thaw looks at the raft of new challenges faced by the residents of remote Alaska after they’ve endured the long winter months. As winter fades across the arctic, mother nature comes in for the kill.

Life Below Zero: The Thaw

Life Below Zero: The Thaw

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With predators waking and unpredictable weather, the battle begins. Springtime is in many ways worse than winter, marking the start of the most taxing time of year in Alaska. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to acquire as much food and vital resources as possible, before the brutal winter sets in again. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to acquire as much food and vital resources as possible before the brutal winter sets in again.

Those living off the grid must work their hardest to acquire as much food and vital resources as possible before the brutal winter sets in again. Where sub-zero temperatures were winter's biggest foe, now spring bears and blood-thieving mosquitos have everyone on high alert. Snow covered mountains become a jungle of obstacles; rushing rivers, competing predators, and swarms of summer bugs all spell new challenges for the men and women who live their lives off this isolated land.

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Episode 4, Series 2

Saturday June 22 at 5:00am

The Harvest

Episode 4 | Series 2

As summer draws near, unpredictable weather is shaking up life in Alaska.

Episode 5, Series 2

Sunday June 23 at 4:45pm

Sink Or Swim

Episode 5 | Series 2

With the freeze quickly approaching, the race to prepare has Alaskans on edge.

Episode 5, Series 2

Monday June 24 at 2:30am

Sink Or Swim

Episode 5 | Series 2

With the freeze quickly approaching, the race to prepare has Alaskans on edge.

Episode 5, Series 2

Wednesday June 26 at 4:30am

Sink Or Swim

Episode 5 | Series 2

With the freeze quickly approaching, the race to prepare has Alaskans on edge.

Episode 6, Series 2

Sunday June 30 at 4:50pm

Ticking Clock

Episode 6 | Series 2

With winter on its way, Alaskans battle the clock to stockpile everything for their survival.

Episode 6, Series 2

Monday July 1 at 2:35am

Ticking Clock

Episode 6 | Series 2

With winter on its way, Alaskans battle the clock to stockpile everything for their survival.

Episode 7, Series 2

Sunday July 7 at 4:45pm

Last Minute Push

Episode 7 | Series 2

As the thaw comes to an end, the last-minute push to prepare for winter means the pressure is building.

Episode 7, Series 2

Monday July 8 at 2:20am

Last Minute Push

Episode 7 | Series 2

As the thaw comes to an end, the last-minute push to prepare for winter means the pressure is building.

Episode 1, Series 5

Tuesday July 9 at 3:40pm

Homecoming

Episode 1 | Series 5

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. The thaw marks the start of the most taxing time of year…

Episode 1, Series 5

Tuesday July 9 at 10:25pm

Homecoming

Episode 1 | Series 5

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. The thaw marks the start of the most taxing time of year…

Episode 2, Series 5

Wednesday July 10 at 3:40pm

New Territory

Episode 2 | Series 5

During the Arctic spring, Alaskans take advantage of the warm weather and 24-hour daylight to complete tasks that are impossible in the winter months.

Episode 2, Series 5

Wednesday July 10 at 10:25pm

New Territory

Episode 2 | Series 5

During the Arctic spring, Alaskans take advantage of the warm weather and 24-hour daylight to complete tasks that are impossible in the winter months.

Episode 3, Series 5

Thursday July 11 at 3:45pm

Facing Fears

Episode 3 | Series 5

With only a brief window between breakup and winter, Alaskans scramble to complete chores that will make life easier when the deep chill returns.

Episode 3, Series 5

Thursday July 11 at 10:30pm

Facing Fears

Episode 3 | Series 5

With only a brief window between breakup and winter, Alaskans scramble to complete chores that will make life easier when the deep chill returns.

Episode 4, Series 5

Friday July 12 at 3:30pm

To Catch A King

Episode 4 | Series 5

In the Arctic, Alaskans rely on the surrounding waterways to provide quick transportation and valuable resources throughout the warm summer months.

Episode 4, Series 5

Friday July 12 at 10:15pm

To Catch A King

Episode 4 | Series 5

In the Arctic, Alaskans rely on the surrounding waterways to provide quick transportation and valuable resources throughout the warm summer months.

Episode 8, Series 2

Sunday July 14 at 4:55pm

End Of Days

Episode 8 | Series 2

Summer is drawing to a quick close, and the Alaskan winter lurks right around the corner.

Episode 8, Series 2

Monday July 15 at 1:35am

End Of Days

Episode 8 | Series 2

Summer is drawing to a quick close, and the Alaskan winter lurks right around the corner.

Episode 5, Series 5

Monday July 15 at 3:45pm

The Intruder

Episode 5 | Series 5

With warm conditions in the Arctic, Alaskans brave the land and waterways to hunt for fresh food and gather supplies to improve their homesteads.

Episode 5, Series 5

Monday July 15 at 10:15pm

The Intruder

Episode 5 | Series 5

With warm conditions in the Arctic, Alaskans brave the land and waterways to hunt for fresh food and gather supplies to improve their homesteads.

Episode 6, Series 5

Tuesday July 16 at 3:40pm

Heavy Load

Episode 6 | Series 5

We return to endure a raft of new challenges faced by the residents of remote Alaska after they've endured the long winter months. As winter fades across the arctic, mother nature comes…

Episode 6, Series 5

Tuesday July 16 at 10:35pm

Heavy Load

Episode 6 | Series 5

We return to endure a raft of new challenges faced by the residents of remote Alaska after they've endured the long winter months. As winter fades across the arctic, mother nature comes…

Episode 7, Series 5

Wednesday July 17 at 3:55pm

The Widowmaker

Episode 7 | Series 5

As summer turns to fall, Alaskans go to great lengths accumulate food and supplies before the landscape plunges into a months-long frozen darkness.

Episode 7, Series 5

Wednesday July 17 at 10:30pm

The Widowmaker

Episode 7 | Series 5

As summer turns to fall, Alaskans go to great lengths accumulate food and supplies before the landscape plunges into a months-long frozen darkness.

Episode 8, Series 5

Thursday July 18 at 3:50pm

Close Encounter

Episode 8 | Series 5

We return to endure a raft of new challenges faced by the residents of remote Alaska after they've endured the long winter months. As winter fades across the arctic, mother nature comes…

Episode 8, Series 5

Thursday July 18 at 10:25pm

Close Encounter

Episode 8 | Series 5

We return to endure a raft of new challenges faced by the residents of remote Alaska after they've endured the long winter months. As winter fades across the arctic, mother nature comes…

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