The return of the dramatic ratings-winning series following the lives of hardy characters who make their homes in one of the toughest areas of the world. An early winter strikes across Alaska, with temperatures plummeting and snow closing in. Each one of our characters must pursue their last chance to gather, hunt, fish, and build before the land freezes around them. Alaskans face unexpected challenges and must live and die by the changing seasons, a constant battle against the brutality of the bitter cold and fading daylight. As dark winter arrives, these bush dwellers fight to prepare for months of extreme isolation where they must rely only on themselves to survive.