Four modern-day pioneers face the challenge of their lives when they head into the Alaskan wilderness to build dream homesteads and live off the land. Woodsman Danny Knowles plans to build his log cabin by hand. Single mother Tiffany Allen wants to raise her eight-year-old son on a remote mountainside, surrounded by wildlife. Sea captain Greg Gabriel has a million-dollar view from his island site, but he must carry everything in by boat. Military veteran Jim Jones enlists an old Navy friend to help him find his land, but they get off to a rough start.