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Season 1

  • SPECIAL 0x29 The Homesteader Code

    • February 7, 2019
    • Discovery

    In the harsh Alaskan wilderness, it's impossible to thrive alone. In this episode, the Kilchers look back on key moments where the family and their fellow homesteaders depended on each other for survival the most.

  • S01E01 Before The Freeze

    • December 29, 2011
    • Discovery

    With another brutal winter approaching, and bears having killed two of the family’s cattle, they are forced to pin all of their hopes of surviving the winter on one last hunting trip.

  • S01E02 Fueling the Fire

    • January 6, 2012
    • Discovery

    The first storm of winter approaches as the family races to finish preparing for the next eight months; Atz herds cattle across flooded glacial rivers.

  • S01E03 Snow, Cold and Darkness

    • January 12, 2012
    • Discovery

    The early winter storms have left the entire homestead unprepared. A desperate search for a newborn calf and its mother forces Otto's wife and their youngest son into a night snowstorm while Otto is away building shelter for his herd.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Dead Of Winter

    • October 2, 2012
    • Discovery

    The extended Kilcher family struggle to get through a record-breaking harsh winter. Desperate for food, Atz Lee and Jane venture into the brutal elements in search of food, hoping that ice fishing and hunting will supply their needs. Patriarchs Otto and Atz embark on a dangerous mission to bring aid to a fellow homesteader.

  • S02E02 Spring Has Sprung

    • October 9, 2012
    • Discovery

    Spring finally arrives on the homestead. Atz Lee enlists his father, Atz, on an early spring black bear hunt, hoping to redeem his failed hunt last fall. Meanwhile, Atz Lee's wife, Jane, endures the open seas alone while fishing for king salmon. Eivin mills lumber and takes on the first build of the season, a large chicken coop to maintain their crucial food source, while also helping his wife, Eve, find a rogue cannibal hen.

  • S02E03 Cattle Drive

    • October 16, 2012
    • Discovery

    Otto and family battle the elements and predators to drive their cattle to the summer pasture. A missing calf causes Otto and Eivin to head off for a dangerous late night rescue mission. Atz Lee and Jane build a makeshift greenhouse from cast off supplies.

  • S02E04 Range Riding

    • October 23, 2012
    • Discovery

    Atz begins his summer range riding season to protect Otto's cattle herd. A bear menaces from the edge; a wolf invades the herd. Otto and family race the clock and the elements to gather in winter's hay crop. Eivin and Eve's cannibal hen strikes again.

  • S02E05 The River Wild

    • October 30, 2012
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers rally and call in favors to tackle their largest project this season. They have 48 hours to build a long cattle fence and rebuild a cabin, or the treacherous river's tide will trap their barge full of critical equipment for another month.

  • S02E06 Something's Fishy

    • November 6, 2012
    • Discovery

    With summer half over, the Kilchers head out fishing, but it's not for fun... at least, not entirely. They need hundreds of pounds of fish to eat and barter with during winter. Each couple has their own time-proven technique for catching salmon, halibut and trout.

  • S02E07 Legend of “Terrible Island”

    • November 13, 2012
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Eivin travel 160 miles and brave the bears of "Terrible Island" to hunt deer. Otto refuses to admit defeat and will use all the blackpowder he has to remove a pesky stump blocking his progress. Eve helps Charlotte solve a swarming bee problem.

  • S02E08 Fall Feast

    • November 20, 2012
    • Discovery

    Fall arrives; the Kilchers scramble to finish their winter prep. Otto confronts a predator killing calves from inside his herd. Atz Lee and Jane catch and smoke salmon in their secret fish camp. Eivin uses a samurai sword to prepare Thanksgiving dinner.

  • S02E09 Life According To Otto

    • November 27, 2012
    • Discovery

    Cattleman Otto Kilcher sees life a little differently. Some people think he's crazy, but he'll tell you it's just his willingness to accept whatever life brings him. Otto's sense of humor is infectious and his ingenuity inspires family and neighbor alike.

  • S02E10 Homestead Innovations

    • December 4, 2012
    • Discovery

    For the Kilchers, necessity truly is the mother of invention and recycling takes on a whole new level - from bone yard scavengers and make-do parts to tasty roadkill suppers. And it's not just the Kilcher men who have to be tough and resourceful.

  • S02E11 Till the Cows Come Home

    • May 19, 2013
    • Discovery

    MIDSEASON PREMIERE: Late fall. Half the herd returns early from the summer grazing grounds so the Kilchers drive the rest home across icy rivers. The family rushes to finish other winter prep work but still makes time for a beach-scavenged gourmet picnic.

  • S02E12 Poopsicle

    • May 26, 2013
    • Discovery

    Otto gets creative to beat the frozen soil when he realizes he must move the outhouse, now. Eivin takes Eve on her first deerhunt on Afognak Island, which is teeming with wild animals including awake bears. Atz and sons gather trees for a big new project.

  • S02E13 Eve's Hunting Dilemma

    • June 2, 2013
    • Discovery

    Otto pulls porcupine quills out of a colt's face. With Eivin's legal quota met, it's up to Eve to bring home more deer meat from their hunting trip, but she's conflicted about the kill. Atz and Atz Lee snare rabbits; Jane gets a lesson in rabbit skinning.

  • S02E14 Fall Flurry

    • June 9, 2013
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers race through the last few days of fall before winter finally hits, prepping the hunter and cattleman cabins, winterizing the bee hive, sorting the root cellar, bottling the raspberry mead, and creating a new field with an excavator and barge.

  • S02E15 Family Ties

    • June 15, 2013
    • Discovery

    Season Finale - With extended scenes, added facts and fan tweets - Take a deeper look at Kilcher family history with archived footage including Yule, the family patriarch and original homesteader. Otto and Atz share parenting insights and Otto and Eivin search for gold.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Cabin Fever

    • October 6, 2013
    • Discovery

    After 8 months of winter, the Kilchers have cabin fever. Eivin and Atz Lee get caught overnight in the backcountry hunting an Alaskan delicacy. Otto uses ingenuity to get an orphan calf to connect with an unwilling mother. And there's much to do with poo.

  • S03E02 Father-Son Ingenuity

    • October 13, 2013
    • Discovery

    Family projects: Before the spring thaw floods the area, Atz Sr and his 3 sons build a bridge across a river using chainsaws and fallen logs. Otto and Eivin create two amphibious crafts from their ATVs. Meanwhile, Atz Lee and Jane build a new smokehouse.

  • S03E03 Spring Has Sprung

    • October 20, 2013
    • Discovery

    Springtime on the homestead; Atz and the family goes on a black bear hunt; Atz, Sr.'s confidence wavers; Otto gives CPR to calves; Eve plants the family garden.

  • S03E04 Spring Delicacy

    • October 27, 2013
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Jane climb reefs to hunt for octopus. Jane must face her fear of heights or be trapped by the tide. Otto struggles to keep a newborn calf alive during the annual spring cattle drive. Eve gives Eivin news that will change the homestead forever.

  • S03E05 Parlors and Poop Chutes

    • November 3, 2013
    • Discovery

    Eivin and pregnant Eve decide to finally add running water to their home, but Eivin hits more than water during the installation. Otto builds Charlotte a milking parlor but takes a faceful of fuel in the process. Atz and Atz Lee head out to hunt bear.

  • S03E06 Outhouses, Cow Bras and Bears, Oh My!

    • November 10, 2013
    • Discovery

    Midsummer: the Kilchers scramble to make the most of 22 hrs of sunlight. Atz tracks down predators killing the herd. Otto gets creative to help a cow with an udder problem. Eivin builds an outhouse. Atz Lee and Jane are startled while fishing for salmon.

  • S03E07 Hunt in the Clouds

    • November 17, 2013
    • Discovery

    Atz Sr, Atz Lee and Jane travel to the highest peaks to hunt for wild goat. A wasp infestation destroys Eivin and Eve’s bee hive and summer honey harvest. Otto and Charlotte get creative to protect what's left of their hay crop so it will last the winter.

  • S03E08 Thanksgiving

    • November 24, 2013
    • Discovery

    Thanksgiving on the homestead. The Kilchers come together to enjoy the fruits of their year-long labor and share each dish's story. From turkey and pumpkin pie to Yule's famous nettlebread and Homesteader pie, nothing comes easy when making this feast.

  • S03E09 A Prickly Situation

    • December 1, 2013
    • Discovery

    A persistent porcupine nails several of the Kilchers' too-curious animals with quills. Taking them out is a painful and sometimes dangerous procedure. Atz and his family carefully jack up and move an old abandoned cabin. Eve finds her garden decimated.

  • S03E10 Of Moose and Men

    • December 15, 2013
    • Discovery

    Atz and Atz Lee swim their horses across a chilly lake to get to bull moose hunting grounds. Bad weather and feeling under the weather won't deter them from the prize. Eivin hunts clams while Eve collects wild mushrooms. Otto and Charlotte bury a friend.

  • S03E11 Homestead for the Holidays

    • December 22, 2013
    • Discovery

    Homestead holidays bring gifts of kindness: Otto decides to give his "Wacky Yak" to a friend, but the gift rejects the idea of being given. Atz Lee gathers lumps of coal--for the nice--as his gift. Atz deals with cows on ice to bring a friend's herd home.

  • S03E12 Predators and Prey

    • December 29, 2013
    • Discovery

    Grizzly bears, wolves, and coyotes remind the Kilchers that the humans aren't always the apex predator on the homestead, but threats to the Kilcher's food supplies and livelihood also come in many other shapes and sizes and from unexpected places.

  • S03E13 Marital Maintenance

    • January 5, 2014
    • Discovery

    With winter on their doorstep., the Kilchers race to finish their summer projects. Otto's enormous new project strains his marital bliss. Atz's horse strands him on the range. Eivin works some chicken magic. Atz Lee teaches Jane to fell a tree.

  • S03E14 Call of the Wild

    • January 12, 2014
    • Discovery

    Otto and Eivin use a duck hunt for some last minute father-son time before Eivin becomes a dad himself. Atz and Atz Lee's father-son bonding time is less fun; they're repairing the new bridge. Jane has her own adventure: fishing--and shooting--halibut.

  • S03E15 Circle of Life

    • January 19, 2014
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Eivin take a bushplane and brave bears on a remote island to hunt deer. Charlotte scrambles to save a cow that went down during birthing. A very pregnant Eve struggles with the chores while Eivin is away. Atz cleans his chimney Kilcher style.

  • S03E16 Baby Kilcher Arrives

    • January 26, 2014
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers work on last-minute projects before winter comes; Jane faces weather and quicksand on her first cattle drive; Eivin and Eve introduce a new Kilcher.

  • S03E17 Extreme Seasons

    • January 26, 2014
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers adapt to the seasons; rescuing calves; swarms of mosquitoes; Otto tries to live down his fisherman's curse.

Season 4

  • SPECIAL 0x6 Kilcher Countdown

    • October 5, 2014
    • Discovery

  • S04E01 A Mild Winter

    • October 5, 2014
    • Discovery

    The family faces the fallout from a warm Alaskan winter; an emergency mission to supply and secure hunting cabins; Charlotte and Jane search for a missing newborn calf.

  • S04E02 Moving Toward the Future

    • October 12, 2014
    • Discovery

    The family struggles to move a two-ton bridge to allow for crucial access to the head of the bay; Otto and Charlotte fight a threat to their cattle.

  • S04E03 Spring Forward

    • October 19, 2014
    • Discovery

    The family bands together to protect its livelihood; Atz Lee and Jane encounter disaster while bear hunting; Atz Sr., Bonnie and Shane defend against grizzlies.

  • S04E04 On the Move

    • October 26, 2014
    • Discovery

    Life returns to the homestead in the spring; tensions are high on the annual Kilcher cattle drive; Otto tries to maintain control of his crew.

  • S04E05 Loaded for Bear

    • November 2, 2014
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Jane venture out in a risky hunt for black bear, but instead come face to face with a massive grizzly. Using the constructor, Otto and Eivin race the tide to transport and introduce two new bulls into the family herd at the head of the bay.

  • S04E06 Greener Pastures

    • November 9, 2014
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers race to finish a year’s worth of work in just four months. To fill their freezer, Atz Lee and Jane chase the first salmon run of the season, while Otto and Eivin bolster the homestead’s defenses to contain their unruly cattle herd.

  • S04E07 Waste Not, Want Not

    • November 16, 2014
    • Discovery

    Otto, Charlotte, Eivin & Eve harvest a sterile cow to stock up on meat for winter, repurposing its byproducts to make homesteader soap, and tanning its hide for building corrals. At the head of the bay, Atz Sr.’s range riding skills are tested.

  • S04E08 Thanksgiving on the Homestead

    • November 23, 2014
    • Discovery

    Homesteaders who work together, give thanks together. Join the Kilcher family as they celebrate Thanksgiving with the friends who helped prepare the homestead for winter.

  • S04E09 Secrets of the Range Rider

    • November 30, 2014
    • Discovery

    At the head of the bay Atz Sr. divulges the secrets of the range rider to Atz Lee & Eivin in preparation of the future. To heat the family’s cabin, Otto, Charlotte and August must transform more than 1000 pounds of metal pipe into a working chimney.

  • S04E10 Journey to Perl Island

    • December 14, 2014
    • Discovery

    In this MEGA episode the Kilchers face their biggest challenges yet. Otto, Jane & Shane help a fellow homesteader transport a cabin to the distant and uninhabited Perl Island but things take a sinister turn when they discover a predator on the loose.

  • S04E11 Christmas Kaboom!

    • December 21, 2014
    • Discovery

    In true homesteader holiday spirit, the Kilchers put their own spin on a Secret Santa gift exchange: hand-making something useful for someone in the family. With gifts ranging from a crossbow to explosives this Christmas special is filled with surprises!

  • S04E12 The Ties that Bind

    • December 28, 2014
    • Discovery

    On the homestead, a strong partnership is key. The Kilcher couples work together to ensure the homestead's survival: from having each other's back during bear hunts to surviving fishing expeditions gone awry to providing backup on building projects.

  • S04E13 Claims, Cans and Cabins

    • January 4, 2015
    • Discovery

    Otto, Eivin & August scramble to stake a claim on 10 tons of priceless steel on a distant beach. At the head of the bay, Atz Sr. & Bonnie team up with Atz Lee and Jane to stockpile salmon for the upcoming winter. Shane & Kelli break ground on their cabin.

  • S04E14 A Hunt Above the Clouds

    • January 11, 2015
    • Discovery

    Atz and Bonnie battle the sea; Otto, Charlotte and August face off with brown bears.

  • S04E15 Call of the Cattleman

    • January 18, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers, fellow homesteaders & cattlemen pay tribute to a fallen friend by driving over 100 cattle back home. Atz Lee winterizes the Hunters Cabin, preparing to move further off the homestead. Jane & Eve's halibut fishing trip ends with a bang.

  • S04E16 Fall Bear Fall

    • January 25, 2015
    • Discovery

    With bear season nearly over, the pressure is on Jane & Atz Lee as they set out for their last hunt of the year. While searching for berries, Atz Sr. & Bonnie encounter a black bear of their own. Otto & Charlotte transport precious cargo.

  • S04E17 Snowy Roundup

    • February 8, 2015
    • Discovery

    At the head of the bay, Atz Sr. has wild game in his sights. Otto & Charlotte face disaster as the tides overpower the herd on the 30-mile journey to the homestead. Atz Lee & Jane tackle a long-overdue task to secure their cabin for the winter.

  • S04E18 Will Winter Come?

    • February 15, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers finalize their winter preparations; Eivin, Atz Lee, Jane and Shane hunt for deer.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Big Changes

    • October 4, 2015
    • Discovery

    In the Season 5 premiere, the Kilchers confront the realities of the changing Alaskan climate; and Atz Lee enlists Atz Sr., Otto, Eivin, Bonnie and Jane to help with his dream to build an all-new and remote homestead.

  • S05E02 Blood, Sweat & Beers

    • October 11, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers team up to tame the land after a winter of record-setting warm temperatures. As Otto & Eivin tackle turning raw wilderness into a source of food for generations to come, Atz Sr. battles the elements and a menace at the head of the bay.

  • S05E03 Fear and Floating

    • October 18, 2015
    • Discovery

    Spring arrives on the homestead. Included: Atz and Atz Lee attempt to tame wild stallions at the head of the bay; at the same time, Otto, Eivin, Charlotte and Jane must innovate to protect their calves and overcome threats to their herd.

  • S05E04 Calling All Bears

    • October 25, 2015
    • Discovery

    Atz Sr. goes bowhunting to restock dwindling food supplies, while Otto, Charlotte and August scramble to protect livestock at the head of the bay. In the meantime, Atz Lee develops a new foothold in the wilderness.

  • S05E05 Mobility, Mo' Problems

    • November 1, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilcher family brace for summer on the homestead; Atz Lee treks to forbidding Perl Island for an emergency crash course in wilderness survival; and Jane fights with creatures from the deep for food.

  • S05E06 One Small Flush for Man

    • November 8, 2015
    • Discovery

    As spring draws to a close, Otto and August dig into a monumental plumbing project. Included: Eivin attempts to help, but loses control of his truck; Atz Sr. searches for two predators threatening the Kilcher property; Atz Lee and Jane give Shane a hand with his cabin.

  • S05E07 Homestead Hardships

    • November 15, 2015
    • Discovery

    The challenges of living on the remote and rugged Kilcher homestead are sometimes unforgiving. Life in this raw, untamed wilderness means keeping family close and firearms closer. This episode uses existing footage from previous shows, with the last few minutes devoted to previewing the rest of Season 5.

  • S05E08 Olden Days, Olden Ways

    • November 22, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers pay tribute to the family's dearly departed patriarch and matriarch, Yule and Ruth, by preparing a feast using strictly old-fashioned methods.

  • S05E09 No Rain, Big Pain

    • November 29, 2015
    • Discovery

    A hot summer threatens the Kilcher cattle; Atz Lee joins forces with a remote homesteading master to learn how to tame the frontier; Jane comes face-to-face with a bear; Shane and Kelli make progress on their cabin; and Findlay gets a safe place to play.

  • S05E10 The Fall

    • December 6, 2015
    • Discovery

    After a feverish summer of work, the Kilchers prepare for winter. Included: Eivin scales treacherous peaks to fill his freezer; Otto helps with Shane's cabin build, while it takes a perilous turn; and for Atz Lee, one fateful step leads to catastrophe.

  • S05E11 Hard Road Home

    • December 13, 2015
    • Discovery

    Otto and Charlotte set out on an urgent rescue mission; Atz Sr., Eivin, Shane and Nikos come together to help Atz Lee.

  • S05E12 A Very Kilcher Christmas

    • December 20, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers create homemade gifts for their loved ones; Otto has an explosive gift for Charlotte; Jane builds a musical present for Atz Lee; Eivin constructs a dual-use vehicle.

  • S05E13 Cycle of Life

    • December 27, 2015
    • Discovery

    The cycle of life on the homestead is continuous. Otto & Charlotte attempt to resuscitate a stillborn calf while Eve learns that taking life during a hunt isn't easy. The Kilchers say goodbye to Bruce Willard as Eivin & Eve welcome new life with Findlay

  • S05E14 Recovery Road

    • January 3, 2016
    • Discovery

    As fall comes to a close, Atz Lee confronts the reality of recovering from his accident. To feed their families, Eivin and Jane venture miles at sea in search of massive halibut. The rush to complete the fall harvest puts Eve and Otto in harm's way.

  • S05E15 New Beginnings

    • January 10, 2016
    • Discovery

    Otto and Charlotte build a staircase at the homestead. Elsewhere, Atz Lee comes to an important realization about his recovery while Eiven and Eve welcome a new family member.

  • S05E16 Do or Die

    • January 17, 2016
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers find themselves unprepared for winter's arrival. Led by Otto & Charlotte, the family's cattle trek a cold & deadly path. Shane risks losing a year's progress on his unfinished cabin, while the family embarks in two massive hunts.

  • S05E17 The Last Straw

    • January 25, 2016
    • Discovery

    Otto receives a terrifying house call, and the prognosis is grim. Atz Lee’s return to the Hunter’s Cabin is rudely interrupted, and he turns to a veteran homesteader for help. The Kilchers join forces to protect Shane’s cabin from winter’s fury.

Season 6

  • SPECIAL 0x15 Epic Adventures

    • October 10, 2016
    • Discovery

    For the Kilcher family, life in Alaska is a series of epic adventures. Whether it’s a high altitude hunt, a perilous journey to work, or risking it all to help a neighbor in need, nothing they do is for the faint of heart.

  • S06E01 The Great Kilcher Quake

    • October 16, 2016
    • Discovery

    A massive earthquake hits southern Alaska; the Kilcher family scrambles to recover and works to reopen vital access roads; Atz Lee races toward his dream of a new remote homestead to aid in recovery, creating waves with his wife, Jane.

  • S06E02 Shattered Shelter

    • October 16, 2016
    • Discovery

    Jane, Otto and Charlotte mend the damages to their hay barn; Atz Lee and Atz Sr. collect lumber for building their new homestead; Bonnie builds a new greenhouse.

  • S06E03 Stranded

    • October 23, 2016
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers rush to make headway on time sensitive projects; Otto, Charlotte, and Eivin travel to rescue a family relic; the first fishing trip of the year leaves Eve and Jane lost at sea.

  • S06E04 Killer Repairs

    • October 30, 2016
    • Discovery

    The rush to complete projects intensifies as Otto's surgery looms; the herd's food supply is threatened; Atz Lee and Jane reunite after a month apart.

  • S06E05 Under The Knife

    • November 6, 2016
    • Discovery

    After years of procrastination, Otto goes under the knife; Jane must take care of the farm and deliver her first calf alone; Eivin and Atz Lee scout the Head of the Bay, but their findings won't ease Otto's concerns.

  • S06E06 One Man Short

    • November 13, 2016
    • Discovery

    With Otto recovering from surgery, Levi heads to Alaska to lead the annual spring cattle drive with Eivin; Otto's unwillingness to step aside puts him in danger.

  • S06E07 Kilchergiving

    • November 20, 2016
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers gather for Thanksgiving dinner at the old family barn and show thanks to friends and family that helped out in the past year.

  • S06E08 The Prodigal Daughter Returns

    • November 27, 2016
    • Discovery

    Otto puts his recovery at risk to help save a paralyzed cow; Jane and Atz Lee put their differences aside to prepare for winter; Atz Senior prepares for a very special visitor: his daughter and singer-songwriter, Jewel.

  • S06E09 The Monster Catch

    • December 4, 2016
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers attack their biggest jobs ever. The men salvage lumber for Shane's cabin. Singer Jewel and son, Kase return to the homestead. Jane trolls for the biggest fish of her life.

  • S06E10 When Cows Attack

    • December 4, 2016
    • Discovery

    The guys reclaim lumber for Shane's cabin; Jewel saddles up again to help a neighbor; Eve makes a gruesome discovery; and Atz Lee and Jane find signs of an aggressive bear.

  • S06E11 Chopper Rescue

    • December 11, 2016
    • Discovery

    In a dangerous homestead first, Otto flies a massive greenhouse to a new location using a helicopter. Eve takes on the role of provider and learns a new skill to feed her family, while Atz Lee risks his recovery to continue his cabin build alone.

  • S06E12 Homesteading for the Holidays

    • December 18, 2016
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers create homemade gifts for their loved ones; Otto has an explosive gift for Charlotte; Jane builds a musical present for Atz Lee; Eivin constructs a dual-use vehicle.

  • SPECIAL 0x17 The Danger Zone

    • January 1, 2017
    • Discovery

    For the Kilcher family, life in Alaska means facing danger at every turn. This special episode features behind-the-scenes interviews and the Kilchers reveal how they survive in the untamed Alaskan wild.

  • S06E13 Bracing for Change

    • January 1, 2017
    • Discovery

    Fall brings big changes to the homestead. Tensions flare between Otto and August in their last mission before August leaves for college. Atz Lee, Sr., and Jane work on Atz Lee's new cabin, but Jane still has doubts. Eivin builds a special surprise.

  • S06E14 Winter is Coming

    • January 8, 2017
    • Discovery

    Frigid temperatures sweep into southern Alaska. The Kilchers need to get jobs done before the freeze. Otto and Eivin salvage the shores of Kachemak Bay, Atz Lee pushes to put a roof on his cabin before snowfall. Charlotte and Jane run into a predator.

  • S06E15 Gold Rush

    • January 15, 2017
    • Discovery

    Otto pays for his hernia surgery and ends up with gold fever; Jane and Eivin search a remote island for enough deer to last the winter; Atz Lee faces down old fears and reaches new heights as he races the freeze in order to complete his cabin.

  • S06E16 Hunting Season

    • January 22, 2017
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers look to the future as winter looms; Atz Sr passes on vital survival knowledge; Atz Lee embarks on a risky solo hunt to a remote and dangerous island; Eivin builds the ideal boat for his young family's adventures on the water.

  • S06E17 Decision Time

    • January 29, 2017
    • Discovery

    Otto and Charlotte fight to round up their cattle; Atz Lee and Jane come to a decision about his cabin; Eivin and Eve take the new boat on a maiden fishing journey; Shane and Kelli brace for unexpected news about her health.

Season 7

  • SPECIAL 0x20 To Live and Die in AK

    • September 24, 2017
    • Discovery

    In this special episode, the Kilchers answer the audience's most pressing questions about the ups and downs of life on the homestead over the last six years. They also share a sneak peek of what to expect in this exciting upcoming season.

  • S07E01 The Day the Homestead Almost Died

    • October 1, 2017
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers kick off a complete homestead overhaul; blindsided by a massive snowstorm, the family uses every piece of heavy machinery in their arsenal to ensure the survival of future generations.

  • S07E02 The Day the Ice Road Shattered

    • October 8, 2017
    • Discovery

    The family bands together on a massive mission to rescue a tractor, but Otto faces pressure to get it going before the ice road melts; Otto puts his safety on the line when the family pitches in to build tracks across the frozen river.

  • S07E03 The Day the Homestead Caught Fire

    • October 15, 2017
    • Discovery

    Otto is forced to the edge after a chimney fire threatens to destroy his cabin; Eivin and Eve burn up dangerous brush piles threatening their family; Atz Lee and Jane embark on a dangerous ice fishing mission and end up on thin ice.

  • S07E04 The Day the Cattle Swam

    • October 22, 2017
    • Discovery

    Otto and Eivin race to get the barge ready for its most ambitious mission yet- moving wild buffalo; Jane and Charlotte are put to the test as they lead the Kilchers' first ever all female cattle drive; Atz Sr. and Atz Lee protect a homestead relic.

  • S07E05 The Day the Buffalo Broke Free

    • October 29, 2017
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers join forces to conquer big projects; tensions flare when Otto and Jane journey to Kodiak Island to rescue a herd of wild buffalo; Eivin and Eve tackle an urgent roof repair; Atz Sr. and Atz Lee help Shane on his long overdue cabin build.

  • S07E06 Buffalo 2, Cowboys 0

    • November 5, 2017
    • Discovery

    Otto and Jane's mission to relocate a herd of wild buffalo on Kodiak Island continues; Atz Sr. ventures into the untamed Alaskan back country to hunt spring black bear; Atz Lee and Nikos test their firearm skills using a custom made gun range.

  • S07E07 The Day the Glacier Fell

    • November 12, 2017
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Charlotte rush to save the life of a stuck cow before it's too late; a father-son shrimping trip turns deadly when Otto and his sons must outrun a colossal caving glacier; Eve and Jane fish for salmon for their family.

  • S07E08 The Day Thanksgiving Went Mobile

    • November 19, 2017
    • Discovery

    The family shows off new upgrades to the homestead to give thanks to their home and family.

  • S07E09 The Day the Crane Collapsed

    • November 26, 2017
    • Discovery

    Otto and August make a risky attempt to acquire a massive machine; Charlotte, Eivin, and Eve race against the tide to rescue a weak cow; Atz Lee and Jane go kayak fishing.

  • S07E10 The Day Jewel Returned

    • December 3, 2017
    • Discovery

    Jewel returns to the homestead for son Kase's first cattle drive; Shane faces an uncertain future with his home; Otto and Eivin fight to save the Kilchers' prized Octagon cabin from destruction.

  • SPECIAL 0x21 Friends 'Til the End

    • December 3, 2017
    • Discovery

    The Kilcher family pays tribute to some of their exceptional homesteader friends, including kilt-wearing mountain man Turkey Joe and gold-mining surgeon Doc Sayer, by discussing their captivating stories and how they became part of the family's life.

  • S07E11 The Day of Triumph & Tragedy

    • December 10, 2017
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers try to pick up the historic Octagon building and move it to safety and to finish Shane's multi-year cabin build before winter once again stops them cold.

  • S07E12 The Day Santa Came to the Homestead

    • December 17, 2017
    • Discovery

    Christmas has the Kilchers playing secret Santa; Atz Lee makes art with fire, Eivin tries to avoid blowing himself up, Atz Sr. jams out with a shovel and Jane wraps coal for someone special; after his injury, Shane spends Christmas in the hospital.

  • SPECIAL 0x22 Big Machines, Bigger Risks

    • December 18, 2017
    • Discovery

    For 80 years, the Kilchers have relied on an arsenal of equipment, machines, and weapons, vital to there family's survival in Alaska. Today these incredible and dangerous tools of the homestead are the only things keeping it from falling apart.

  • S07E13 Hunting on Land and Sea

    • January 7, 2018
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Atz Sr. trek in search of black bear; Eivin builds a survival motorcycle; the Kilchers film themselves for the first time; Eivin and Eve take their kids crabbing; Atz Senior helps a fellow veteran with a big build. (82-minute episode)

  • S07E14 Hunting Season Begins

    • January 14, 2018
    • Discovery

    Eve butchers chickens with her children to teach them about the circle of life; Eivin builds a shelter for his trusty horse to protect it from the freeze; Atz Lee and Jane warm up their remote cabin; Atz Sr. goes on a solo hunt.

  • SPECIAL 0x23 Dirty Jobs

    • January 14, 2018
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers reveal the stinkiest, filthiest, muddiest and bloodiest jobs on the homestead.

  • S07E15 5000 Mile Hunt

    • January 21, 2018
    • Discovery

    Eve finds herself alone with a buck while hunting; Jane and Atz Sr. hunt elk; Otto races a snowstorm while rounding up his cattle; Otto and Charlotte travel to Switzerland to see where the Kilcher family started and learn old building techniques.

  • S07E16 Homesteading The Next Generation

    • January 28, 2018
    • Discovery

    Yule Kilcher's legacy has survived on perseverance and the commitment of his family and a community of fellow homesteaders, but in order for that dream to continue, a new generation of young homesteaders must rise up and carry the torch.

Season 8

  • S08E01 New Frontiers

    • October 7, 2018
    • Discovery

    For eighty years, the Kilcher family has flourished in the deep Alaskan wilderness, but with chronic damage to the homestead, the family legacy is jeopardized, and the Kilchers embark on their greatest challenge yet: a complete homestead overhaul. Will the Kilchers be able to reconstruct and ensure the homestead's survival, or will their way of life come to an end?

  • S08E02 A Predator Strikes

    • October 14, 2018
    • Discovery

    Otto and Charlotte defend against the homestead's first predator attacks; Atz Lee and Jane travel to Lake Louise to catch massive lake trout; Atz Sr. renovates his new floating homestead; and Eve takes on more work as Eivin recovers from a broken rib.

  • S08E03 Roll Yuletide Roll

    • October 21, 2018
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Jane rush to aid of a fellow homesteader; Atz Sr. searches for a remote spot to anchor his floating homestead; Otto, Eivin and Levi rebuild a homestead hot tub; and Charlotte takes extreme measures to protect her herd from predators.

  • S08E04 The Beach Is Burning

    • October 28, 2018
    • Discovery

    Otto and Eivin fight to douse a raging coal seam fire on Kilcher beach; Atz Sr. attempts the most unconventional bear hunt of his life; and Jane and Charlotte take a girl's day adventure clamming.

  • S08E05 Range Danger

    • November 4, 2018
    • Discovery

    Otto creates a calf caboose for his spring cattle drive at the head of the bay; Atz Lee and Jane bring sustainable power to their remote cabin; Atz Sr. builds a smoker to preserve the meat from his epic hunt; and Levi renovates his childhood cabin.

  • S08E06 A Bridge and a Bear

    • November 11, 2018
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee builds a bridge and encounters a predator in the backcountry. Otto's hay season nearly comes to a halt when a broken tractor forces him to get creative.

  • S08E07 A Yuletide Thanksgiving

    • November 18, 2018
    • Discovery

    The Kilcher Family celebrates Thanksgiving at Atz Sr.'s floating homestead.

  • S08E08 To Live or Die on Perl Island

    • November 25, 2018
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee journeys to Perl Island to build a homestead for a friend. Tempers flare as Otto, Eivin, and Levi work to move an old workshop cabin to Otto's property. Tela constructs a fence for a surprise horse for her children.

  • S08E09 Earning Seven

    • December 2, 2018
    • Discovery

    Singer Jewel Kilcher throws her son Kase a coming-of-age celebration on the Yuletide. Atz Lee battles worsening weather to help Grady build a homestead on Perl Island. Otto constructs a drawbridge between his cabin and his new man cave.

  • S08E10 Calling All Kilchers

    • December 9, 2018
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers mobilize a major sea/land effort to help finish Grady's Perl Island cabin build, under threat of the approaching remnants of a typhoon; Charlotte and August build a cat patio to keep their house cats from killing the local animals.

  • S08E11 Coming of Age

    • December 16, 2018
    • Discovery

    Eivin takes son Findlay on his first ever, coming of age hunt. Atz Lee and Jane venture far out into the wilderness to fish for elusive pike. Atz Sr. upgrades the Yuletide for the impending cold.

  • S08E12 Holly Jolly Homesteading

    • December 23, 2018
    • Discovery

    This Christmas, it's the first-ever Couples Secret Santa. And this year, the Kilchers film themselves making inventive homemade gifts.

  • S08E13 Hill Country Hunt

    • December 30, 2018
    • Discovery

    Atz Lee and Atz Sr. take Jane on an epic hunt on horseback in the foothills. Eivin builds a one-of-a-kind motorized cart for Findlay. Otto, Charlotte, and August race to repair a fence breach after their cattle escape.

  • S08E14 Wind and A Prayer

    • January 6, 2019
    • Discovery

    Otto and Levi bring wind power to the remote cabin. Atz Lee and Jane help homesteader Mike repurpose an old city house into a cabin. Tela gets help from the Kilchers as she struggles to fix her dry spring. August moves back home on his 21st birthday.

  • S08E15 Thrill of The Hunt

    • January 13, 2019
    • Discovery

  • S08E16 Collision Course

    • January 20, 2019
    • Discovery

    Otto and August radio Eivin for rescue after facing an emergency at sea; Atz Sr. must choose between living on the Yuletide and returning to the family homestead; Atz Lee puts Jane's homesteading skills to the test with a wilderness scavenger hunt.

  • S08E17 High and Dry

    • January 27, 2019
    • Discovery

    With the Constructor dead in the water, it's up to Otto and his crew of family and friends to save the invaluable boat for future use; Eivin takes novice hunter Levi on a last-chance hunt to Shuyak Island to stockpile deer meat for winter.

Season 9

  • S09E01 New Frontiers, New Threats

    • October 6, 2019
    • Discovery

    With winter coming to a close, the Kilchers spring into action preparing the homestead. Eivin and August struggle to resupply the head of the bay. Jane and Eve embark on a ptarmigan hunt. Atz Sr. and Atz Lee build a weather station on Perl Island.

  • S09E02 Rusted and Busted

    • October 13, 2019
    • Discovery

    Otto looks into the condition of his barge after the winter, Even and Eivin lear land using explosives.

  • S09E03 Bears Descend

    • October 20, 2019
    • Discovery

    In preparation for the spring cattle drive, Atz Lee, Otto and August survey the homestead for signs of bears and employ surveillance to track their movements; Eivin and Eve take the kids on a kelp-harvesting expedition; Atz Sr. goes bear hunting.

  • S09E04 Boat Rescue Mission

    • October 27, 2019
    • Discovery

    While collecting coal on the beach after a storm, Eivin and Eve find a capsized boat and begin looking for survivors; Otto, Charlotte and August build a shelter for their calves; Jane brings the family together with a new spring tradition.

  • S09E05 Greener Pastures

    • November 3, 2019
    • Discovery

    With predators stalking the homestead, the need for safe grazing land is greater than ever; Atz Sr. and Atz Lee head to Perl Island to begin plans for a new pasture; Otto and Eivin set to work transporting a small herd to the island by boat.

  • S09E06 Otto's Surprise

    • November 10, 2019
    • Discovery

    When Jane and Charlotte get word of a sick calf at the Head of the Bay, they trek through bear country to protect their herd; three generations of Kilchers build a line shack on Perl Island; Otto has a surprise for Charlotte.

  • S09E07 Moving Mountains

    • November 17, 2019
    • Discovery

    Things get explosive when the Kilchers expand a road on their homestead with detonation expert Desmond Duffy; Jane and Charlotte get stuck in the mud on a fishing trip; Atz Sr. and Bonnie brave the back country to salvage vital resources.

  • S09E08 Turkey with a Side of Hay

    • November 24, 2019
    • Discovery

    In the midst of Thanksgiving preparations, a baby seal needs help getting back to its family in time for dinner. Later, Eivin and August engineer a hay baler that will literally take a load off their backs.

  • S09E09 By Land or By Sea

    • December 1, 2019
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers navigate their newly blasted road for the first time, hauling a huge pole barn up the hill and across the homestead. Eivin and Atz Sr. get tangled in a mooring line as the tide comes in, pushing Eivin's boat towards the rocky beach.

  • S09E10 Christmas Wonderland Woes

    • December 8, 2019
    • Discovery

    A backcountry winter wonderland is threatened when unseasonably warm weather brings rain to the homestead. But the Kilchers won't let the storm ruin their Christmas plans, and they adapt to throw a holiday celebration for the entire family.

  • S09E11 Dangerous Waters

    • December 15, 2019
    • Discovery

    Eivin and Eve discover a tangle of nets endangering fish in a nearby river, and launch a risky clean-up operation. Charlotte and Otto rebuild their rotting deck, leaving Jane and Jewel to pitch in elsewhere. And Atz Sr. goes on a solo hunt for moose.

  • S09E12 A Right of Passage

    • December 22, 2019
    • Discovery

    Honoring tradition and the ways of the past, the next generation of Kilcher men venture out on their first big game hunts. Later, the family rushes to complete unfinished projects before winter's arrival.

  • S09E13 Making Kilcher History

    • December 29, 2019
    • Discovery

    Otto unearths and restores a homestead relic once used by Yule Kilcher himself. Jane is dropped into the harsh and unforgiving Arctic Circle with only a rifle and a backpack in her first ever solo hunt.

  • S09E14 Preserving The Old Ways

    • February 2, 2020
    • Discovery

    Eivin guides August on his first-ever deer hunt, and Etienne goes on his first big game hunt. Plus, Atz Sr. and Otto attempt to reassemble a historic barn.

  • S09E15 Fall Scramble

    • February 9, 2020
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers get busy on outdoor projects to prepare for the winter months. Atz Sr., Eivin and Nikos scavenge for lumber while Atz Lee and Etienne mill wood.

  • S09E16 Legacies Live On

    • February 16, 2020
    • Discovery

    Eivin and Eve build an epic homestead-style treehouse. Atz Lee, Jane and Etienne stock their freezers with trout while Otto and August refurbish an old tractor.

  • S09E17 Chasing Caribou

    • February 23, 2020
    • Discovery

    Jane heads to the Arctic Circle hoping to bag a caribou before winter. Meanwhile, Otto, Eivin, Charlotte and August wrap up the season's final cattle drive.

Season 10

  • S10E01 A Whole New Frontier

    • October 25, 2020
    • Discovery

    As spring approaches, the Kilchers prepare for a potentially devastating wildfire season. But when Covid-19 threatens the homestead and crews are evacuated, the family must come together and adapt like never before.

  • S10E02 Homestead Closed

    • November 1, 2020
    • Discovery

    An unprecedented new chapter kicks off on the homestead as the Kilchers film themselves coping with Alaska's stay-at-home order amid a growing pandemic. Resources must be stretched, homeschooling proves difficult and Atz Lee's PTSD resurfaces.

  • S10E03 Emergency!

    • November 8, 2020
    • Discovery

    As supply chains in Alaska are disrupted, Jane and Eve focus on maximizing food supplies. The cattle drive is threatened by a runaway stallion, Eivin suffers a serious injury in his workshop and Atz Sr requires emergency surgery.

  • S10E04 I Don't Want to Die Today

    • November 15, 2020
    • Discovery

    Kilcher road is threatened by a dangerous flood and Otto must repair the vital road before it’s washed away. Eve struggles to homeschool her kids, Jane and August score big on a deep-sea fishing trip and Atz Sr. recovers from his surgery.

  • S10E05 We’re Marooned

    • November 22, 2020
    • Discovery

    While transporting calves to the Head of the Bay by boat, Otto, Charlotte and August are marooned. Still struggling with PTSD, Atz Lee works with his son Etienne to finish the insulation on his backcountry build and Jewel visits the homestead.

  • S10E06 Land of the Midnight Sun

    • November 29, 2020
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers take advantage of the high summer's extra daylight to forge ahead. Atz Lee uses a helicopter to haul in vital equipment. Jane and Charlotte battle an angry nest of wasps, while Eivin fells trees and clears land for an upgraded chicken coop.

  • S10E07 Tsunami Evacuation

    • December 6, 2020
    • Discovery

    An earthquake strikes Homer, triggering a tsunami warning and evacuation. Eivin and Eve traverse treacherous mountain terrain on their first-ever goat hunt and Charlotte creates a special memorial for victims of COVID-19.

  • S10E08 Fighting Fire With Fire

    • January 3, 2021
    • Discovery

    To protect the homestead from wildfires, Otto dynamites a reservoir; Charlotte goes fishing with Jane but finds it's not for her; after falling behind on the Fox Cabin, Atz Sr. enlists the help of his family to get back on track.

  • S10E09 Backyard Prey

    • January 10, 2021
    • Discovery

    As fall approaches, the Kilchers kick into high gear; a large bull moose stalks the homestead and Eivin must keep his family safe; Atz Sr. hunts bear and nearly loses a horse; Otto begins the cleanup from an explosive wildfire prevention project.

  • S10E10 Homestead Heartache

    • January 17, 2021
    • Discovery

    The Fox Cabin nears completion; Atz Sr. unites seven Kilcher siblings to finish the interior of his legacy rebuild; Jane, August and Etienne embark on the final fishing trip of the year; Eivin suffers a devastating loss.

  • S10E11 Breaking Point

    • January 24, 2021
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers rush to prepare for the arrival of winter. Otto saves a friend's home from sinking into the bay. The stress of parenting during the pandemic pushes Eve to her breaking point and Atz Sr. stalks a menacing bear on the homestead.

  • S10E12 Fox Cabin Finale

    • January 31, 2021
    • Discovery

    Atz Sr. reveals his Fox Cabin legacy build after months of backbreaking effort. As winter begins, Eivin scrambles to complete a vital project he'd fallen behind on. Jane and Atz Lee attempt to airlift a piano to their remote cabin before snowfall.

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Mother's Day Special

    • May 11, 2014
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers celebrate their females, including new mother Eve; Atz and Otto remember their mother.

  • SPECIAL 0x2 Father's Day Special

    • June 15, 2014
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers celebrate the men in the family and share stories about their legacy.

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Kilchers Revealed : Before the Freeze

    • August 27, 2014
    • Discovery

    Featuring all-new interviews & revealing stories! Meet the Kilcher family, who live on a 600-acre homestead in Alaska. With another brutal winter approaching, the Kilchers are forced to pin all of their hopes of surviving on one last hunting trip.

  • SPECIAL 0x4 Kilchers Revealed : Fueling the Fire

    • September 2, 2014
    • Discovery

    As the first storm pummels the homestead, Otto and Atz, Sr. lead cattle across flooded glacial rivers; Atz Lee and Jane must move an outhouse.

  • SPECIAL 0x5 Kilchers Revealed: Snow, Cold and Darkness

    • September 9, 2014
    • Discovery

    Featuring all-new interviews & revealing stories! A desperate search for a newborn calf forces Charlotte and August into a snowstorm. Eivin and Eve travel to Caribou Lake to go ice-fishing in chilling weather and must spend the night in the wilderness.

  • SPECIAL 0x7 The Super Bull Special

    • March 8, 2015
    • Discovery

    Otto transports a new bull to the head of the bay.

  • SPECIAL 0x8 Hardcore Homesteading

    • February 22, 2015
    • Discovery

    Eivin and Atz Lee acquire meat on Shuyak Island; Otto and Eivin use the excavator; Eivin undertakes a construction job in order to supply water to Eve.

  • SPECIAL 0x9 Homestead Hardships

    • November 15, 2015
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers confront the realities of the changing Alaskan climate. Atz Lee enlists Atz Sr, Otto, Eivin, Bonnie and Jane for help as he embarks on an ambitious plan to follow in his grandfather Yule’s footsteps.

  • SPECIAL 0x11 Surviving The Season

    • January 24, 2016
    • Discovery
  • SPECIAL 0x12 The Lost Episode

    • February 14, 2016
    • Discovery

    A never-before-seen lost episode travels back to before Atz Lee's near-fatal accident, as he planned a surprise ceremony to renew his vows with Jane at the head of the bay.Other Kilchers struggle while preparing for the big event.

  • SPECIAL 0x13 Truth Be Told

    • February 21, 2016
    • Discovery
  • SPECIAL 0x14 Exposed: The Fall & The Aftermath

    • October 2, 2016
    • Discovery

  • SPECIAL 0x16 Jewel's Homecoming

    • January 1, 2017
    • Discovery

    Atz Senior's daughter, singer-songwriter Jewel, and her son, Kase, visit the homestead; interviews with the Kilchers.

  • SPECIAL 0x18 Blood Is Thicker Than Winter

    • February 12, 2017
    • Discovery

    For the Kilchers, each day presents new conflicts from Mother Nature and one another. With unseen footage and fan questions, they show us how to survive the Alaskan wilderness and each other.

  • SPECIAL 0x19 Like Father, Like Son

    • February 19, 2017
    • Discovery

    Every Kilcher man relies on the unique knowledge of his father. In this behind-the-scenes episode, the Kilcher men share the importance of communication between fathers and sons, especially in the face of danger.

  • SPECIAL 0x24 Frontier Beasts

    • February 11, 2018
    • Discovery

    With homesteaders and survivalists, take a first-hand look at the most intense, jaw-dropping and gut-wrenching animal moments ever caught on camera; and in never-before-seen footage, go behind the scenes with the daring camera crews who capture it all.

  • SPECIAL 0x25 One For All

    • October 8, 2018
    • Discovery

    With Spring on the way, the Kilchers team up to prepare the homestead for the upcoming summer season, and they look back on the most pivotal moments from last year, with fresh insight and never-before-seen footage.

  • SPECIAL 0x26 Trials & Tribulations

    • November 4, 2018
    • Discovery

    The family gets candid about their life in the Alaskan wild, which is a perpetual cycle of fails and fixes. And for every great solve that goes horribly wrong, another is genius, and uniquely Kilcher.

  • SPECIAL 0x27 The Rules of Jane

    • November 25, 2018
    • Discovery

    Jane Kilcher relays her five rules that have helped take her from homestead to greenhorn.

  • SPECIAL 0x28 Friends, Foes, and Feasts

    • January 6, 2019
    • Discovery

    Animals play a critical role in survival on the homestead. From dangerous predators to hardworking livestock to elusive prey, each has an undeniable effect on the Kilchers' day-to-day life.

  • SPECIAL 0x30 Kilcher Kraftsmanship

    • September 22, 2019
    • Discovery

    Since their arrival on the homestead, the Kilchers have relied on fast, decisive and out-of-the-box thinking to maintain their wild way of life; no matter how big, little or crazy the idea, a little homestead ingenuity always gets the job done.

  • SPECIAL 0x31 Ways of the Wilderness

    • September 29, 2019
    • Discovery

    After eight decades on the homestead, the Kilcher clan teach their survival skills

  • SPECIAL 0x32 Kilchers on the Move

    • November 17, 2019
    • Discovery

    Traveling to parts both known and unknown is a part of the Kilcher lifestyle that goes all the way back to Yule and Ruth's time in Switzerland. Now, the family reveals how venturing off the homestead is still necessary for survival and adventure.

  • SPECIAL 0x33 Homestead Havoc

    • December 8, 2019
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers reveal the gnarliest, hairiest and downright dirtiest moments from their nine seasons on the homestead. And a "Behind the Blast" bonus scene depicts the family's most earth-shattering, havoc-filled explosion.

  • SPECIAL 0x34 Kilcher Quarantine

    • April 24, 2020
    • Discovery

    As the coronavirus spreads into Alaska and ATLF camera crews are sent home for safety, the Kilcher family self-documents the quarantine and how the CV-19 crisis is changing life on the homestead.

  • SPECIAL 0x35 Danger and Destruction

    • October 8, 2020
    • Discovery

    Otto scrambles after a chimney fire threatens his cabin. Later, Otto and August attempt to acquire a massive machine and Eivin takes Findlay on his first-ever coming-of-age hunt.

  • SPECIAL 0x36 Ten Years on the Homestead

    • October 18, 2020
    • Discovery

    The Kilchers look back on the last decade of their lives homesteading in the Alaskan wilderness. From their first moments on camera to never-before-seen footage, the family relives 10 years of danger, adventure and ingenuity on the last frontier.

  • SPECIAL 0x37 Operation: Winter Prep

    • October 24, 2020
    • Discovery

    Winter is fast approaching so the Kilchers get to work preparing the homestead for the upcoming freeze. Otto's project strains his marriage while Atz Sr. scavenges for wood to warm a remote cabin. Meanwhile, Eivin builds a winter shelter for his horse.

  • SPECIAL 0x38 Thanksgiving Rescue

    • November 29, 2020
    • Discovery

    As Thanksgiving approaches, the Kilchers prepare for a holiday feast. Eivin and Eve rescue a baby harbor seal on the beach and Charlotte and Otto contend with a beetle infestation on the homestead.

  • SPECIAL 0x39 Kilcher Kritters

    • December 13, 2020
    • Discovery

    Sharing the homestead with both wild and working animals is at the core of the Kilcher lifestyle. The family reflects on moments of friendship, mishaps, heartaches and utter chaos with these animals -- as well as Alaska's deadliest predators.

  • SPECIAL 0x40 Kilcher Cookbook

    • December 27, 2020
    • Discovery

    The key to pioneering success is true mastery of wilderness cuisine. Finding food on the frontier is not just about survival, however -- it's an art form. The Kilchers share their most loved homestead recipes including a pie made entirely from bear parts.

  • SPECIAL 0x41 Elements of Survival

    • December 15, 2019
    • Discovery

    Surviving and thriving in the Alaskan wilderness requires a keen understanding of earth, wind and fire. The Kilchers demonstrate their prowess of each and explain how the elements can either lead to success or cause devastation.