Claudia and Robin Bunce own a large jade mining chain and tourist shop in remote Jade City, Canada. If they strike it rich, everyone wins - if they fail, whole town suffers.
The Kilcher family settled in an isolated community outside of Homer, Alaska 80 years ago. They work together to survive as homesteaders in the Alaskan wilderness.
An elite crew of railway workers battle ferocious weather and treacherous terrain to keep Alaska’s critical, 500-mile long railroad rolling through the extreme winter.
Motoring experts Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman tour America, looking for old and abandoned cars that they can restore to glory in their garage in Dallas. These two can turn any rusting relic into a mint condition classic.
A pair of complete strangers find themselves stranded in and quite literally exposed to one of the world's most extreme weather environments.
Every summer in Nome, Alaska, the glacial ice melts around this frozen and isolated port, and a handful of eccentric and desperate fortune seekers use boats to hunt for gold in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the Bering Sea.
Mark Bowe and his crew of West Virginia master craftsmen salvage antique barns and cabins, reusing the wood to create stunning, modern homes.
The McClure family, owners of Desert Valley Auto Parts in Arizona, are passionate about classic cars. No matter how old or rusted, the family will do their utmost to return ramshackle but iconic vehicles to their former glory.
Hidden deep in the wilderness of Alaska is the toughest town in America: McCarthy. It’s a refuge for people who don't want to be found, surrounded by extreme wilderness.
Tree whisperer Pete Nelson and his team design private escapes in the branches for those with a passion to reconnect with nature and awaken their inner child.
Moonshining has been a tradition in the Appalachian woods for generations. Follow the boys as they find ever more ingenious ways to keep shining, but can they avoid the law?
Self-made fabricator, Dave Kindig and his celebrated custom car fabrication shop, Kindig-It Design, turns out exceptionally built and designed vehicles for his demanding - and sometimes famous - clientele.