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Tanana, Alaska, is like the Pacific Northwest's version of Hotel California: You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave. Well, not exactly, but describing the town as remote is akin to saying the winters are chilly. Located at the junction of the Tanana and Yukon rivers deep in the state's interior, the town has no roads in or out, and for its 200-plus residents, survival in the winter is a daily challenge. "Yukon Men" unveils the people of Tanana, who struggle to find food, heat their homes, and ward off predators. But they stick together, a bond that helps them overcome the harsh conditions.

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Chris and Jessi struggle for each meal and need a new strategy; Charlie falls behind on his own preparations to put the village first; Pat discovers if his gamble will pay off.
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Charlie and James rush to save a home that slid into a creek; Pat's last hope for meat is threatened; racing to rebuild the survival cabin.
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Chris and Jessi struggle to stay warm during winter; Charlie digs deep into his bag of tricks; Stan and Joey build a monster truck to help rebuild Tozi cabin.
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Rebuilding after the fire set everyone back; Charlie will must use all of his native wisdom to supply his family for the winter; Pat Moore trades a prized sled dog for a handful of goats; Stan needs James' lumber to rebuild his cabin.
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A devastating fire forces villagers to alter their traditional techniques in order to survive the winter; a young couple finds a greater challenge than they expected upon arrival at their remote homestead.
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In the wake of the wildfire, the villagers need to adapt their lifestyles; homesteaders embark on a dangerous journey.
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When the largest wildfire in Alaskan history torches the land surrounding the village, the residents must band together and battle the blaze.
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Thin ice prevents villagers from reaching hunting grounds, so Stan and Charlie carve a new path through the wilderness; James takes a huge risk.
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Following a poor trapping season, Charlie and Stan team up to catch beavers; Stan and Joe learn a large predator has been stealing from their trapline; James teaches his sons the importance of hunting.
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Nations and Charlie have a confrontation over the trapline; Stan and Kathleen try to upgrade the cabin; the Moores' kennel is on the line.
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Stan and Pat try to prepare Tanana to be a checkpoint for the Iditarod; Charlie and Bob hunt a grizzly; Joe trains his new dog.
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The Moores head out for the first major dog sled race; Stan faces a difficult decision; Charlie sees the state of the trapline.
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The people of Tanana stock up on food during goose-hunting season; Stan and Joey race to bag the first goose; Bob and Charlie face off in a father-son contest.
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Charlie pursues the wolf pack leader; Joey turns to his father for help after the warm winter; Nations thinks the team has the wrong leader.
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The men endure the dark days; the residents team up to keep a pack of wolves at bay; the family must choose a team leader; Joey honors his grandmother.
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Pat faces tough choices when he learns his wife is returning home; James tries to bring Pat's kennel down; Stan makes a life-changing decision; Bob decides to leave.
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Driftwood flows in the wake of the flood; James begins to stock up; Joey gets stranded; Pat hires a helper.
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Predators descend upon Tanana; Stan loses a sled dog; the villagers must move to higher ground when the Yukon River begins to thaw; the town gas pump breaks.
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Goose hunting season; a conflict between Stan and Joey results in a rite of passage; Bob does not meet his responsibilities with Charlie; James hunts on deadly grounds; Pat must trust newcomer Sean.
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Charlie Wright seeks help from a local gold miner to repair his bear-ravaged cabin; Stan Zuray struggles to reach the new road with his survival cabin; the Morse's search for salvation turns into a fight for their lives.
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A storm destroys the Morse's supply of food; Charlie Wright leaves Tanana to build a new trapline far from the reach of outsiders; Stan Zuray builds a survival shelter for a dicey stretch of the new road.

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