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Spring time is here

In this series, Spring has sprung after the harsh winter, breakup is underway in remote Alaska and Life Below Zero's hardy characters face a whole new set of challenges. Spring time 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. 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 2, Series 5

Monday February 25 at 4:45pm

New Territory

During the Arctic spring, Alaskans take advantage of the warm weather and complete tasks that are impossible in the winter months. Birds present an opportunity for the first fresh meat…

Episode 2, Series 5

Monday February 25 at 11:15pm

New Territory

During the Arctic spring, Alaskans take advantage of the warm weather and complete tasks that are impossible in the winter months. Birds present an opportunity for the first fresh meat…

Episode 3, Series 5

Tuesday February 26 at 4:45pm

Facing Fears

From the construction of buildings that will aid in the growing and storing of food, to the exploration of new territory that may be the key to untapped resources, these pioneers must…

Episode 3, Series 5

Tuesday February 26 at 11:25pm

Facing Fears

From the construction of buildings that will aid in the growing and storing of food, to the exploration of new territory that may be the key to untapped resources, these pioneers must…

Episode 4, Series 5

Wednesday February 27 at 4:45pm

To Catch A King

Throughout the summer months the Alaskans make use of the flowing rivers to catch fish. Meanwhile, others take the opportunity to innovate new ways of harvesting resources more…

Episode 4, Series 5

Wednesday February 27 at 11:30pm

To Catch A King

Throughout the summer months the Alaskans make use of the flowing rivers to catch fish. Meanwhile, others take the opportunity to innovate new ways of harvesting resources more…

Episode 5, Series 5

Thursday February 28 at 4:45pm

The Intruder

Heading out into the wild and scouting for areas to hunt and fish is a priority at this time of year, despite the dangers of the currents or the threats from hungry predators.

Episode 5, Series 5

Thursday February 28 at 11:25pm

The Intruder

Heading out into the wild and scouting for areas to hunt and fish is a priority at this time of year, despite the dangers of the currents or the threats from hungry predators.

Episode 6, Series 5

Friday March 1 at 4:30pm

Heavy Load

With fall approaching, the race is on to complete crucial tasks in Alaska. The king salmon run provides an opportunity to stockpile food for winter.

Episode 6, Series 5

Friday March 1 at 11:20pm

Heavy Load

With fall approaching, the race is on to complete crucial tasks in Alaska. The king salmon run provides an opportunity to stockpile food for winter.

Episode 7, Series 5

Monday March 4 at 4:45pm

The Widowmaker

As the Arctic summer turns to fall and temperatures begin their decline, Alaskan ingenuity assists in securing materials for the coming freeze. To prepare for the winter ahead, bush…

Episode 7, Series 5

Monday March 4 at 11:15pm

The Widowmaker

As the Arctic summer turns to fall and temperatures begin their decline, Alaskan ingenuity assists in securing materials for the coming freeze. To prepare for the winter ahead, bush…

Episode 8, Series 5

Tuesday March 5 at 4:55pm

Close Encounter

With the warm season drawing to a close, Alaskans travel by boat and by foot to stockpile enough resources to sustain through the cold winter months that lie ahead. They must take…

Episode 8, Series 5

Tuesday March 5 at 11:20pm

Close Encounter

With the warm season drawing to a close, Alaskans travel by boat and by foot to stockpile enough resources to sustain through the cold winter months that lie ahead. They must take…

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