The worst forest fire in living memory threatens the world of tanner Tom Oar as Mountain Men returns.
Last series, Tom chased black bears from his land and a pack of wolves from his cabin. But could the raging Montana fires be the final straw for this ageing man of the wilderness?
Meanwhile, just 100 miles south of the Arctic Circle, master trapper Marty is hoping for a better season this time around. Last year, constant technical and navigational problems meant a miserable time for the man who arrived in the Alaskan wild when he was 25 with just $10 in his pocket. If Marty's luck doesn??t change, he fears he may have to give his business up for good.
Having taken out a loan in order to hold on to Turtle Island, Eustace is in huge financial jeopardy in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. As well as contending with poachers, scavengers, illness and bad weather, he's about to see his sanctuary come under threat from developers.
Over in the isolated Ruby Valley, Rich Lewis lives with his wife and hounds, making a living by tracking and hunting mountain lions. New to Mountain Men, Rich recently lost one of his prize hounds to a lion and is now determined to defend his pack at all costs. Can he protect them against vicious bobcats, lions, wolves and a deadly puma?
The series also follows the trials and tribulations of trapper George, who camps out along the Snake River in the Tetons in a tepee and Charlie Tucker, a logger who recently made the decision to live in the forest full time. With no medical care or steady salary, and with little experience of life in the wild, Charlie is about to find out that there are more dangers lurking than he could ever have expected.
The Mountain Men face a season of drama as their way of life comes under threat...