An anxious Dusty has made it to a rangers station but is stranded by a blizzard. He is frustrated when he learns that it may be 4-5 days before searchers can go out. Later, Dusty finds out about the avalanche and charges out into the snow. Meanwhile, still trapped by the avalanche, Rafi tries to talk about his future with Lucy. Though she is thinking of Dusty, Lucy is warmed by Rafis declarations of love. Jack goes to see JJ but finds Holden and an upset Julia instead, JJ having already left for his sleepover. Holden leaves and Julia blasts Jack for not keeping his word. Jack insists he needs Julias help in explaining his job to JJ and wonders whether her anger stems from her inability to realize that they are over. Meanwhile, Lily finds Craig at the hospital suffering from a panic attack and she decides to stay with him instead of having dinner with Holden. Craig confides in Lily his problems and she advises him to change his ways. Back at the Lakeview, an obnoxious man at the bar harasses Julia until Holden comes to the rescue. Holden has just learned that Lily is with Craig, and he toasts the New Year with Julia. Will tells Hal that it was Emily behind the hauntings and Hal has trouble believing it. When Hal promises to Will that hell get to the bottom of this, a discouraged Will insists that they already have. Later, Hal goes home in search of Emily while Paul tells Will its time to go home to Fairwinds. Jessica gets a surprise offer for a drink from Ben and they go to Metro where they encounter Aaron and Alison. Aaron apologizes to both Curtis and Ben and shakes Bens hand. Ben and Jessica take another step towards reconciliation while Alison and Aaron ring in the New Year with a kiss.