Chip becomes concerned when his son doesn't show up for a hunting trip; Sue has trouble gathering supplies due to unpredictable weather; Andy and Kate train a new lead dog; and Glenn prepares for bears as hibernation ends.
Sue travels back to Kavik with her new all-terrain vehicle; Kate and Andy's apprentice tries to survive on his own; Chip and Agnes' daughter sets traps by herself; and Glenn works on building up his wood stockpile for the winter season.
Sue heads to a nearby town to buy an all-terrain vehicle; Chip chops wood to heat his stove; Andy and Kate teach their apprentice how to earn money while living in Alaska; and Glenn melts snow for his water supply.
Glenn worries about bears as he returns to his wilderness campsite; Andy and Kate's apprentice practices his survival skills while avoiding frostbite; and a recent injury has Sue worried about her ability to last the season.
Andy and Kate work on training their sled dogs; Sue worries about predators and fuel usage during an interlude of warmer weather; and the Hailstones are prevented from ice fishing when the river fails to freeze over.