Life Below Zero

The BEST episodes of Life Below Zero

Every episode of Life Below Zero ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Life Below Zero!

When bears, wolves and foxes are your only neighbors, life can be pretty lonely. Add minus-60-degree days and a constant battle for the most basic necessities, and you have the daily challenges of people who live in remote corners of Alaska. This series takes viewers deep into an Alaskan winter to meet six tough and resilient residents as they try to stay one step ahead of storms and man-eating beasts to make it through to spring. The closest neighbor to Sue Aikens is more than 300 miles away. Eric Salitan subsists solely on what he hunts and forages. Chip and Agnes Hailstone catch fish for currency in bartering for supplies, and Andy and Kate Bassich use their pack of sled dogs for transportation.

Last Updated: 8/4/2022Network: National Geographic
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Whiteout
star
9.00
7 votes

#1 - Whiteout

Season 17 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/5/2021

With limited daylight during Dark Winter, Alaskans must brave cruel temperatures to secure the resources needed for their survival.

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Fast Food
star
8.75
4 votes

#2 - Fast Food

Season 17 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/12/2021

As winter’s chill grips the Arctic, the path forward will require trial and error, and only the determined will succeed in their quest for survival.

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Cold Crusade
star
8.75
4 votes

#3 - Cold Crusade

Season 17 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/19/2021

Despite the deepening cold, those living in the Arctic must constantly brave the elements and the unknown of the natural landscape.

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Arctic Discipline
star
8.50
2 votes

#4 - Arctic Discipline

Season 13 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/19/2019

Sue clears her runway of snow. Denise learns to dogsled. Jessie snares rabbits. Ricko teaches his son Skyler to hunt.

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Ultimate Sacrifice
star
8.50
2 votes

#5 - Ultimate Sacrifice

Season 13 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/26/2019

Sue goes ptarmigan hunting. Andy and Denise battle jumble ice. Jessie races in the Iditarod.

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Winter Inferno
star
8.50
2 votes

#6 - Winter Inferno

Season 13 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/3/2019

Sue transports a new generator. Andy and Denise gather wood. Ricko and his kids hunt for muskrat. Chip and Agnes move cam

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Cold Rage
star
8.50
12 votes

#7 - Cold Rage

Season 17 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/21/2021

As the Arctic enters the throes of dark winter, Alaskans living off-grid are faced with brutal and relentless snowstorms, threatening their survival.

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Bare Bones
star
8.46
13 votes

#8 - Bare Bones

Season 16 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/10/2020

Amidst a global pandemic, Alaskans will face unprecedented challenges during the brief summer months as they prepare for the coming winter.

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Raging Waters
star
8.35
20 votes

#9 - Raging Waters

Season 18 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/7/2021

As temperatures warm in the Arctic, the landscape and waterways are returning to life, and Alaskans must seize all opportunities under the spring sun.

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Winter Reigns
star
8.33
3 votes

#10 - Winter Reigns

Season 17 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/26/2021

In the Arctic, winter does not go quietly into the night, as subzero temperatures and heavy snowfall means a lack of resources, and a lack of safety.

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Into the Night
star
8.29
56 votes

#11 - Into the Night

Season 15 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/29/2020

Dark Winter has descended upon the Arctic to rule the land once more. To survive, Alaskans must battle deadly conditions and cruel temperatures.

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Cold Harvest
star
8.29
14 votes

#12 - Cold Harvest

Season 17 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/14/2021

As the deep freeze sets in, Alaskans brave cruel temperatures to complete vital tasks.

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Life & Death
star
8.28
60 votes

#13 - Life & Death

Season 15 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/8/2020

With the first signs of winter already showing, Alaskans must make use of the last days of sunlight to secure food and shelter for their survival.

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The Other Side
star
8.24
58 votes

#14 - The Other Side

Season 15 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/22/2020

With dark winter quickly approaching, Alaskans must face their inner demons, and prepare themselves to battle against the dying of the light.

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Creature of the Night
star
8.18
11 votes

#15 - Creature of the Night

Season 17 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/28/2021

As the Arctic enters the throes of dark winter, Alaskans living off-grid are faced with brutal and relentless snowstorms, threatening their survival.

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Ahead of the Game
star
8.16
70 votes

#16 - Ahead of the Game

Season 13 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/12/2019

Sue travels home to Kavik. Andy and Denise return to Eagle. Jessie prepares for the Iditarod. The Hailstones do chores in Kiwalik.

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Bone Cold
star
8.13
61 votes

#17 - Bone Cold

Season 15 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/6/2020

In the heart of winter, Alaskans face deadly, bone-chilling temperatures as they struggle to survive in one of the world’s most inhospitable regions.

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Open Season
star
8.12
84 votes

#18 - Open Season

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/1/2019

The Hailstones bind together for a family hunt. Jessie recuperates from a hard-fought Iditarod. Ricko finds an unexpected treasure. Sue's rush to clear the runway is interrupted by an unexpected breakdown.

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The Widowmaker
star
8.11
152 votes

#19 - The Widowmaker

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/8/2018

Andy undergoes reconstruction of his fish wheel. Jessie gathers chaga and burl posts. Glenn encounters a dangerous animal and hunts for Dall sheep. Sue constructs a pop-up tent and camps out, gathering resources.

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Winter's Surprise
star
8.08
24 votes

#20 - Winter's Surprise

Season 17 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/6/2021

From Alaska's north to its southern tip, hunting is vital to the subsistence lifestyle.

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Fire in the Sky
star
8.06
18 votes

#21 - Fire in the Sky

Season 18 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/29/2021

As fall looms, residents of the arctic take advantage of unseasonably mild conditions to improve their food security and complete vital projects.

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Breaking Trail
star
8.05
22 votes

#22 - Breaking Trail

Season 17 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/7/2021

As winter's grip in the Arctic strengthens, Alaskans are forced to react to avoid an icy demise.

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Highways of the Arctic
star
8.04
71 votes

#23 - Highways of the Arctic

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/22/2019

In Alaska, summer is spent preparing for what lies ahead; the Hailstones spend a night on the water; Sue Aikens battles river currents to source coal; Ricko DeWilde secures food with nets made by his late mother; Jessie Holmes gathers firewood.

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Taking Chances
star
8.02
63 votes

#24 - Taking Chances

Season 15 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/15/2020

With winter bearing down on the Arctic, Alaskans scramble to prepare for the cold months that lie ahead.

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Back in the Saddle
star
8.00
85 votes

#25 - Back in the Saddle

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/29/2019

With the summer ending, Alaskans must overcome exhaustion, injury and failure; after seeking medical aid, Andy returns home to pick up the pieces; Jessie harvests salmon; Sue searches for winter food; the Hailstones gather key resources.

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