Charlie Wright seeks help from a local-gold miner to repair his bear-ravaged cabin, getting an unexpected chance; Stan Zuray struggles to reach the new road with his survival cabin; and the Morse's search for salvation turns into a fight for their lives.
A storm destroys the Morse's supply of food, turning their Alaskan dream into a nightmare; Charlie Wright leaves Tanana to build a new trapline far from the reach of outsiders; and Stan Zuray builds a survival shelter for a dicey stretch of the new road.
Charlie Wright fights to save Tanana's water supply with help from fellow villager Stan Zuray; and Chris Morse's father returns to the homestead that he established 40 years ago to help build a key piece of infrastructure.
Chris and Jessi use Yukon ingenuity to bring light to the Cosna; Stan goes trapping with his dog team, but his dogs have other plans; and Pat and James travel to a distant village to net eels for their dogs.
The countdown to the dark days causes a mad dash for food; Chris and Jessi venture onto thin ice to net whitefish; Stan and Charlie join forces on a perilous hunt for caribou; and Pat Moore turns to the town dump to feed his pigs.
Villagers race to prepare for an early cold snap; Stan uses Yukon engineering to make a risky repair to his truck; Chris and Jessi enlist their dog to help them haul firewood; and Charlie tries to stop a deadly fire.
A historic lack of snowfall prevents Stan from reaching his trapline; Charlie joins forces with Stan to defend an ancestral trapline from an unknown invader; and Courtney passes on dying native traditions to her daughter.
Charlie clears trail along a treacherous stretch of the Yukon with help from his daughter's new boyfriend. Later, Chris and Jessi hatch a plan to hunt with homemade weapons; and Lorene is rushed to a hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska, for emergency surgery.
In the Season 6 premiere, villagers face a new threat, as outsiders descend on sacred hunting grounds; Charlie and James track a moose and make a disturbing discovery; and Stan races to find a new source of fresh water after a vital spring dries up.