Building Alaska

  

Snapshots

Building AlaskaGame On: The three build teams kick off their builds in unique, remote Alaskan settings. (S6 Ep1)Tue, Jan 15, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaBush Alaska Approved: It's do-or-die time for all of the builders as the tides and weather prepare to change. (S5 Ep13)Mon, Jan 14, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaKeeping Morale Up: A new season of builders struggle with a cliffside build, missing materials and foundation challenges as they brave the Alaskan elements to construct off-grid cabins. (S8 Ep1)Sun, Jan 13, 1:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaLost in Logs: The build crews set ridgepoles, deal with last-minute design changes and come up short when crucial logs go missing. (S5 Ep12)Fri, Jan 11, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaThe Big Lift: It's time for rafters and roofing for one crew, while another tries to set the extremely heavy ridge beam until help arrives. (S5 Ep11)Thu, Jan 10, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaAlaskan Mobile Home: While one builder falls further behind schedule due to wet weather and unforeseen obstacles, the others work on transporting materials to their build sites. (S5 Ep10)Wed, Jan 9, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaLofty Goals: The builders make progress peeling and stacking logs, but heavy fog puts a supply boat journey in jeopardy. (S5 Ep9)Tue, Jan 8, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaCody Saves the Day: Mike's son Cody comes up with a fix to peel logs for their cabin build in Eagle Song. Dave and Hans move heavy beams up to the second floor. (S5 Ep8)Mon, Jan 7, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaGrand Finale: Nick's mum is amazed by the completed cabin. Brannon's client and his family admire their newly finished lodge, and the first guests arrive at Jere and Ben's floating lodge. (S7 Ep8)Sun, Jan 6, 1:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaPlywood Don't Lie: Mike gains ground, but can he keep it? Dave and Hans revisit their build and realise they've got a lot of work to do, but not much time. (S5 Ep7)Fri, Jan 4, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaWhackin' and Stackin': Mike's plans to catch up backfire in Eagle Song, Dave and Hans start laying the floor on Shelter Island and Adam battles 100 years of brush in the Wrangell Mountains. (S5 Ep6)Thu, Jan 3, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaLocation, Location, Location: Mike and his crew scramble to save the peonies in Eagle Song, and Dave and Hans' 50,000lbs of material make it to shore unharmed on Shelter Island. (S5 Ep5)Wed, Jan 2, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHello Hoonah: One builder encounters record-breaking spring temperatures at the build site, and one team is almost stranded by tides at their island getaway. (S5 Ep4)Tue, Jan 1, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHome Stretch: Jere and Ben's progress comes to a halt when they run out of stain and nails, and Nick works to finish the sleeping loft. (S7 Ep7)Tue, Jan 1, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaBump Outs and Burls: One Alaskan builder's team loses hands to volunteer firefighter duties, and another faces a big change in temperature that changes his focus. (S5 Ep3)Mon, Dec 31, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHoney Bucket: Nick and Kent design and build a 'honey bucket,' also known as an Alaskan toilet. Meanwhile, Brannon and his team haul a wooden stove to their cabin. (S7 Ep6)Mon, Dec 31, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaFrozen Highway: Three teams continue their builds in unique, remote Alaskan settings. At this stage, they're staking the areas, going on supply runs and digging foundation holes. (S5 Ep2)Fri, Dec 28, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaRain, Rain, Go Away: Rain and a muddy trail continue to slow down Brannon's cabin build, but despite their dampened spirits, the gang is able to haul the windows across the two-mile trail. (S7 Ep5)Fri, Dec 28, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaFamily Legacy: The three teams kick off their builds in remote Alaskan settings. The projects include a family cabin in the Wrangell Mountains, and a guest cabin in Eagle Song. (S5 Ep1)Thu, Dec 27, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaStuck in Shelikof: Nick hunts for driftwood to use for building and realises how dangerous it is to live in Alaska, while Jere and Ben's barge begins its journey to the water. (S7 Ep4)Thu, Dec 27, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaCrunch Time: It's crunch time as builders race against Mother Nature to finish their cabins. (S4 Ep12)Wed, Dec 26, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaNoah's Barge: Jere, Ben and Tim struggle to get their 112-foot barge on a trailer, and hurricane-force winds delay the launch. (S7 Ep3)Wed, Dec 26, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaSparks Fly: Sparks fly at Tom's camp as a worker showdown threatens the project. Different sparks at Rich's camp bring power to the people, and bear attacks leave Jodi on edge. (S4 Ep11)Tue, Dec 25, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHard Work Beats Talent: Reality sets in for Nick as, fighting the tides, he tries to retrieve pylons for his foundation, while Brannon's team gets stuck on the muddy trail. (S7 Ep2)Tue, Dec 25, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaNo Quit: While two builders battle gale-force winds and rain, it's a whale of a good time at the third site. (S4 Ep10)Mon, Dec 24, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaBuilding Alaska, the New Generation: A first-time builder faces some harsh realities, a team fights nature every step of the way, and a father and son take on a floating lodge project. (S7 Ep1)Mon, Dec 24, 7:15 AMTravel Channel45 mins
Building AlaskaMuscle Power: Remote building often means no machines, but that's no problem as Rich's team uses brute strength to muscle up the 800lb mainframe beam. (S4 Ep9)Fri, Dec 21, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaIt's Getting Awkward: Rich's build is down to two workers, making it tough to reach their milestones, and nothing but trouble may cause Tom's build to come tumbling down. (S4 Ep8)Thu, Dec 20, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaDon't Try This at Home: The danger of working alone in extreme Alaska is no joke, and using old-school tricks can work out well. (S4 Ep7)Wed, Dec 19, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaIndependence Day: Rich and his team race to stay ahead of the helicopter drops. Is a new builder on Tom's site a friend or foe? Plus, an earthquake leaves Creig's build on shaky ground. (S4 Ep6)Tue, Dec 18, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaPlan B: The teams deal with an emotional struggle after a bear attack, a cement mixer meltdown and a special sky delivery. (S4 Ep5)Mon, Dec 17, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHome Stretch: Jere and Ben's progress comes to a halt when they run out of stain and nails, and Nick works to finish the sleeping loft. (S7 Ep7)Sun, Dec 16, 1:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaBear Attack: Creig's camp is stunned after a bear attack, high winds wreak havoc and cause delays at Tom's build, and Rich goes underwater to save his dock. (S4 Ep4)Fri, Dec 14, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaRock Around the Build: Rich's island build is literally between a rock and a hard place, Tom gets a lesson in logging, and Creig feels the sting of remote building and shoddy materials. (S4 Ep3)Thu, Dec 13, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaThe Beast is Dead: Engine issues stall Tom's build, a welder battles the wind on the boardwalk at Rich's island retreat, and Creig brings the heat to his bear lodge. (S4 Ep2)Wed, Dec 12, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaWe're Back: Extreme building is back in Alaska. Three men risk it all to build a remote hunting cabin, an off-the-grid bear lodge and an island retreat. (S4 Ep1)Tue, Dec 11, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaThe Final Push: Lee is down to just a crew of three as he races to finish the interior of the cabin before the lake freezes over and prevents their floatplane from landing. (S3 Ep12)Mon, Dec 10, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHoney Bucket: Nick and Kent design and build a 'honey bucket,' also known as an Alaskan toilet. Meanwhile, Brannon and his team haul a wooden stove to their cabin. (S7 Ep6)Sun, Dec 9, 1:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaThe Finest Moment: Lee and his crew install a new wood stove to dry out the drywall mud and tape. While he's waiting, Lee takes time to enjoy everything Alaska has to offer. (S3 Ep11)Fri, Dec 7, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaHeads Up: The drama at Derek's cliffside build near Valdez escalates after rain saturates the region and an accident on the roof almost takes out a crew member. (S3 Ep10)Thu, Dec 6, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaGame Day: Just as Derek and his band of buddies are about to give up on their dream of a cliffside ski hut, Alaska hands them a miracle that turns a down day into game day. (S3 Ep9)Wed, Dec 5, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaDangerous Delays: Tony's log cabin getaway is shut down after heavy rains make work too dangerous to continue, while a miscalculation at Lee's house on Bulchitna Lake has the crew enraged. (S3 Ep4)Wed, Nov 28, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaDestructive Forces: Tony's crew outside of Haines, Alaska, get a visit from a hungry bear. (S3 Ep3)Tue, Nov 27, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaA Thousand-Dollar Mistake: The challenges of building homes in remote Alaska continues, as Lee orchestrates a massive 18-load helicopter drop to deliver the equipment. (S3 Ep2)Mon, Nov 26, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaStuck in Shelikof: Nick hunts for driftwood to use for building and realises how dangerous it is to live in Alaska, while Jere and Ben's barge begins its journey to the water. (S7 Ep4)Sun, Nov 25, 1:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaReturn of Winter: The return of spring in Alaska means the race is on for Derek, Tony and Lee. They begin constructing homes in the wilderness before the return of winter shuts them down. (S3 Ep1)Fri, Nov 23, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaThe End Game: Winter has arrived and the race is over. It's time for the builders to come to terms with their end games as they pack up and head home for the season. (S2 Ep8)Thu, Nov 22, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaDownward Slide: As the days get shorter and colder the builders frantically race to get their homes sealed in. (S2 Ep7)Wed, Nov 21, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaTempers Flare: Winter is fast approaching, and the three builders find themselves with less help to finish the massive tasks at hand - leading to frayed tempers. (S2 Ep6)Tue, Nov 20, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins
Building AlaskaA Long Hard Slog: After the tragedy of losing his right-hand man, Ryan Beachy, Chuck Gerwig is back and ready to finish the job that he and Ryan started months earlier. (S2 Ep5)Mon, Nov 19, 6:00 PMTravel Channel60 mins