Winter is ComingAired on May 31, 2012
The Mountains of North America haunt the imagination, masking a danger few are willing to confront. Despite the challenges, some choose to live this way, the last of their kind. Eustace Conway lives deep in the mountains of North Carolina. He moved here 33 years ago in search of a more “truthful” existence. In the years since, he’s built a home, and survived by hunting, fishing and raising animals. Tom Oar lives with his wife on the Yaak River in Montana. He is 100 miles from the nearest town, a place he hasn’t ventured to in 10 years. Marty Meierotto, his wife Dominique and their daughter Noah live in the small Alaskan town of Two Rivers. Every month, Marty pilots his bi-plane, traveling into the bush in search of the wolverine and lynx pelts he needs to make a living. While he’s on the Black River, he must hunt moose and caribou to survive in the wilderness. Together, these men represent America’s true MOUNTAIN MEN.
MayhemAired on Jun 07, 2012
Tom Oar tries to save a friend’s water supply and hunt his winter’s meat surrounded by grizzlies. Eustace Conway deals with the threat of someone trying to take his land. Marty Meierotto combats life or death situations due to breakdowns.
LostAired on Jun 14, 2012
Eustace’s fight with Justin reaches a boiling point while Tom loses his way high in the Rockies and Marty fights the elements as he tries to get home.
Miles from HomeAired on Jun 21, 2012
In the Yaak of Montana, Tom Oar is faced to make a decision that will determine the rest of his life. While being alone for months in Alaska, Marty Meierotto will battle the weather in order to make it home for his family. And in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Eustace Conway despite being ill continues to do what it takes to protect Turtle Island.
Surviving WinterAired on Jun 28, 2012
Tom Oar must put his work on hold while he tries to find winter meat and protect himself from looming predators. Eustace Conway brings in a former Turtle Island worker to pick up the slack and protect Turtle Island’s most valuable resource. And Marty Meierotto battles time and Mother Nature as he races to make his fur deadline.
Show Me the MoneyAired on Jul 05, 2012
Tom Oar is forced to take matters into his own hands and push dangerous wolves away from his property. In North Carolina, the water runs out for Eustace, shutting down Turtle Island. And in Alaska, a simple mistake could cost Marty everything.
The Final StandAired on Jul 12, 2012
High in the Appalachians, Eustace Conway is forced to track down a poacher that has trespassed upon his land. In Alaska, Marty Meierotto is in on the hunt to provide for his family when unwanted grizzlies make themselves known. And in the Yaak Valley of Montana, bears wake as Tom and friend Tim hunt antlers deep into the forest. But when things get dangerously quiet, they soon realize they are not alone.
This is the EndAired on Jul 19, 2012
In North Carolina, Eustace Conway’s land is in jeopardy, so he saddles up and rides into town to make his final stand. In Alaska, Marty battles weather and wind as he attempts to feed his family and make it back home alive. And finally, Tom Oar’s under the gun to finish his goods when an unwelcome bear threatens his family.
A slow start to trapping season has Marty taking more risks in order to meet his deadline. Tom continues to gather enough meat for the winter while defending his property from predators. Eustace struggles to keep his land and brings in an old friend to help out.
Logger turned Mountain Man, Charlie Tucker makes a rookie mistake that could cost him everything. In Alaska, Marty and Andy split up to cover more ground, but as night falls, Marty is missing in action.
Tom struggles to keep a deadly wolf pack off his land despite an injury. Meanwhile, Rich tracks a large buck over tough terrain on his mid-winter hunting trip and Eustace makes some much-needed repairs.