Season 3

Live and Learn

From bear attacks to searching for water, the toughest challenges in this competition teach lessons that could save a life. Watch as we follow the competitors learning these lessons the hard way when they’re left in the wilds of Alaska.

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Game On

Facing hypothermia, bear attacks and their physical limits, challengers race through a myriad of hurdles to complete this epic quest and claim the title of Ultimate Alaskan Survivor.

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26 :03x01 - Fresh Blood

In the two-hour season premiere, four teams battle their way to the summit of Mount Gerdine. Then the teams are dropped near the top of a towering mountain peak and provided with skis, snowboards and climbing rope.

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27 :03x02 - Crash Course

On leg three, teams descend 2,000 feet of snowy ridges, bush-covered slopes and spongy swamps to reach the LZ (landing zone) at Talachulitna Lake. At the insertion flag, the adventurers find a cache of dogsleds, skis, snowshoes and packrafts.

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28 :03x03 - Deadly Tide

On leg four, the teams travel by land and water as they charge toward the extraction LZ on an ocean inlet. The adventurers choose to either take boats down Six Mile Creek — one of the most notoriously dangerous rivers in Alaska — or make a grueling trek over a mountain pass.

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29 :03x04 - Devil's Due

Teams ride the historic Alaskan Railroad to a remote river valley and must traverse mountains, canyons, glaciers and an iceberg-filled lake to reach extraction.

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30 :03x05 - Rogue Warrior

In leg six, the teams are inserted into the heart of Alaskan gold country. Slashing through a thorny gantlet of devil’s club, they charge for the insertion flag. Then the teams begin leg seven on remote tundra in the shadow of Mount McKinley. The area is known for being some of the most brutal, inhospitable terrain in Alaska.

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33 :03x06 - Savage Waters

The teams are dropped on the banks of the Tazlina River and tasked with building log rafts. Faced with punishing rocks and class four whitewater, their designs are crucial to their success and survival.

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32 :03x07 - Kodiak Killers

Dropped on Kodiak Island, the hunters become the hunted, as the teams face their fiercest challenge yet — Kodiak brown bears.

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33 :03x08 - Covert Ops

In leg 10, the teams continue their adventure in the Kodiak Islands, this time with the choice of traveling by land or by sea. The competitors are dropped on a remote beach, where they race to the insertion flag and find a cache of sea kayaks.

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34 :03x09 - Long Way Down

Eleven legs in, the competitors are starting to feel the pain as Alaska pushes them over the edge. The four teams are dropped below a steep peak high in the Alaska Range, and as they climb to find the insertion flag, the elevation takes its toll. Once they reach the flag, they find that they must descend 2,000 feet to the Triumvirate Glacier, then battle 24 miles of ice fields, frigid rivers and rugged terrain to reach the LZ at Beluga Lake.

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35 :03x10 - Knockout Punch

Only few wins remain with just two legs to go; teams must design and build handmade rafts to survive the roughest whitewater they have faced yet.

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36 :03x11 - Final Gauntlet

Competitors brace for one last battle with treacherous glaciers, rivers and mountains; teams are dropped in a glacial river valley and must reach the insertion flag where to find a cache of mountain bikes.

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: Family | Lifestyle | Outdoors/Wildlife
Status: Returning Series
Network: National Geographic Channel ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: May 12, 2013
Episode Order: 11
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