As summer draws near, unpredictable weather is shaking up life in Alaska. Faced with scarce caribou, Sue Aikens tries her hand at fishing to gather food for the winter. While the season quickly approaches, Andy and Kate must train their dogs for survival during the summer months. For the Hailstones, the spring means the harvest of a special delicacy, seagull eggs. In response to long days and bitter cold, Glenn is looking to build a sweat lodge. But living hundreds of miles away from the nearest hardware store means he must build everything by hand.