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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.

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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 3, Series 6

Monday August 19 at 3:45pm

Treading Water

Episode 3 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday August 19 at 10:15pm

Treading Water

Episode 3 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 4, Series 6

Tuesday August 20 at 3:45pm

Highways Of The Arctic

Episode 4 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 4, Series 6

Tuesday August 20 at 10:15pm

Highways Of The Arctic

Episode 4 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 5, Series 6

Wednesday August 21 at 3:45pm

Back In The Saddle

Episode 5 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 5, Series 6

Wednesday August 21 at 10:15pm

Back In The Saddle

Episode 5 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 6, Series 6

Thursday August 22 at 3:45pm

Race Against Time

Episode 6 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 6, Series 6

Thursday August 22 at 10:25pm

Race Against Time

Episode 6 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 7, Series 6

Friday August 23 at 3:35pm

No One Fights Alone

Episode 7 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 7, Series 6

Friday August 23 at 10:30pm

No One Fights Alone

Episode 7 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 8, Series 6

Monday August 26 at 3:45pm

Cost Of Winter

Episode 8 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 8, Series 6

Monday August 26 at 10:20pm

Cost Of Winter

Episode 8 | Series 6

As winter fades across the arctic, spring arrives bringing rising temperatures and mounting challenges for remote Alaskans. Those living off the grid must work their hardest to hunt…

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday September 10 at 3:50pm

Hunt Or Be Hunted

Episode 1 | Series 1

With Winter over, and the ice melting, remote Alaskans face new dangers and deadly challenges in the changing season.

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday September 10 at 10:15pm

Hunt Or Be Hunted

Episode 1 | Series 1

With Winter over, and the ice melting, remote Alaskans face new dangers and deadly challenges in the changing season.

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday September 11 at 4:50am

Hunt Or Be Hunted

Episode 1 | Series 1

With Winter over, and the ice melting, remote Alaskans face new dangers and deadly challenges in the changing season.

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday September 11 at 3:50pm

The Meltdown

Episode 2 | Series 1

Chip and Agnes and their kids embark on a vital fishing trip hundreds of miles north. Everything they catch will be used for trade.

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday September 11 at 10:25pm

The Meltdown

Episode 2 | Series 1

Chip and Agnes and their kids embark on a vital fishing trip hundreds of miles north. Everything they catch will be used for trade.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday September 12 at 4:35am

The Meltdown

Episode 2 | Series 1

Chip and Agnes and their kids embark on a vital fishing trip hundreds of miles north. Everything they catch will be used for trade.

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday September 12 at 3:50pm

The Mess Of Success

Episode 3 | Series 1

In Noorvik, Agnes departs on a crucial seal hunt in an attempt to harvest seal oil that will last the family for months.

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday September 12 at 10:20pm

The Mess Of Success

Episode 3 | Series 1

In Noorvik, Agnes departs on a crucial seal hunt in an attempt to harvest seal oil that will last the family for months.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday September 13 at 3:40pm

Hungry Country

Episode 4 | Series 1

In Chandalar, Glenn is running low on food and must go the extra mile to find enough sustenance to survive.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday September 13 at 10:20pm

Hungry Country

Episode 4 | Series 1

In Chandalar, Glenn is running low on food and must go the extra mile to find enough sustenance to survive.

Episode 5, Series 1

Monday September 16 at 3:50pm

No Time To Lose

Episode 5 | Series 1

Sue needs to get a jump on filling her freezer for the cold weather. In Noorvik, the Hailstones embark on a unique moneymaking endeavour.

Episode 5, Series 1

Monday September 16 at 10:10pm

No Time To Lose

Episode 5 | Series 1

Sue needs to get a jump on filling her freezer for the cold weather. In Noorvik, the Hailstones embark on a unique moneymaking endeavour.

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday September 17 at 4:05am

Hungry Country

Episode 4 | Series 1

In Chandalar, Glenn is running low on food and must go the extra mile to find enough sustenance to survive.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday September 17 at 4:50am

No Time To Lose

Episode 5 | Series 1

Sue needs to get a jump on filling her freezer for the cold weather. In Noorvik, the Hailstones embark on a unique moneymaking endeavour.

Episode 6, Series 1

Tuesday September 17 at 3:50pm

Long Road Home

Episode 6 | Series 1

Sue waits anxiously for the fuel she desperately needs to keep her business open. And in Eagle, Andy faces near catastrophe.

Episode 6, Series 1

Tuesday September 17 at 10:10pm

Long Road Home

Episode 6 | Series 1

Sue waits anxiously for the fuel she desperately needs to keep her business open. And in Eagle, Andy faces near catastrophe.

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