Bruce begins his arctic adventure in Siberia. The wilderness of the Russian north stretches far into the Arctic and Bruce meets some of the most resilient people living in the world.
Bruce pays a visit to one of the last surviving outposts of Inuit culture in Greenland where he learns more about the skills which are needed to survive in the region. He also learns more about how much the modern world has encroached on Arctic communities.
Bruce travels to Alaska where he visits three very different communities, each of which have their own unique way of surviving in America's final frontier.
Bruce pays a visit to the village of Old Crow which is located just inside the Arctic Circle and the Yukon's most northernmost community.
Bruce travels to north-west Russia where he spends a week a week in the village of Nyukhcha, one of the most remote and traditional settlements in the country. He then makes his way to northern Norway where he spends time with a family of Saami reindeer herders on their annual reindeer round-up.