As winter fades and signs of spring emerge, the Alaskans begin to store supplies for the coming months. In Kiwalik, the Hailstones begin their annual fur trapping expedition. In Wiseman, the Salitans work to stock up on caribou meat before guiding season begins. In Chandalar, Glenn Villeneuve races to retrieve stored meat and haul it back to camp before any predators can beat him to it. And in Kavik, Sue Aikens' need to blow off steam has dangerous consequences.