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What does it take to build a house totally off the grid in some of the most unforgiving terrain on the planet? We follow a cast of characters who set out to construct three incredible cabins in the obscure Alaskan wilderness. With no roads and no building supply centers, they’ll have to get creative in a new season of Building Alaska.

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Season 10, Episode 1

A New World of Challenges

Three new teams begin their projects across Alaska. Rookie builders Matt and Amy Hill quickly realize building in snow is more complicated than they had planned. Mike and Dan Owens mill the lumber needed for their build, while first-time builder Jackie Keizer hires a team of professionals who struggle to bring out an excavator to dig her foundation.

Sunday
Jan 12
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 2

Snowball Effect

At Jackie's slippery build site, the team works to finish the subfloor and start raising walls, but rain and mud hinder them at every step. Meanwhile, the Hills are forced to dig their supplies out of three feet of snow, while the Owen family works to overcome missing pieces of their log walls.

Sunday
Jan 12
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 1

My Life Is in Your Hands

Three new couples challenge the Alaskan elements. Mike and Kathleen Kondus build atop a windy tundra, first-time builders Mike and Teresa Oldenkamp construct a complex cabin and Paige Drobny and Cody Strathe create a dog-training facility on haunted land.

Monday
Jan 13
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 1

A New World of Challenges

Three new teams begin their projects across Alaska. Rookie builders Matt and Amy Hill quickly realize building in snow is more complicated than they had planned. Mike and Dan Owens mill the lumber needed for their build, while first-time builder Jackie Keizer hires a team of professionals who struggle to bring out an excavator to dig her foundation.

Monday
Jan 13
1am | 12c
Season 10, Episode 2

Snowball Effect

At Jackie's slippery build site, the team works to finish the subfloor and start raising walls, but rain and mud hinder them at every step. Meanwhile, the Hills are forced to dig their supplies out of three feet of snow, while the Owen family works to overcome missing pieces of their log walls.

Monday
Jan 13
2am | 1c
Season 7, Episode 1

Building Alaska, the New Generation

A new generation of builders tackles the Alaskan wilds to build off-the-grid cabins. First-time builder Nick faces some harsh realities when he can't use the trees on his build site for lumber. Brannon's team develops a unique foundation system to build on permafrost, but they must fight nature every step of the way. Father and son team Jere and Ben take on a massive 5,000-square-foot floating lodge project, the most challenging and dangerous build ever attempted on Building Alaska!

Friday
Jan 17
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 2

Hard Work Beats Talent

Reality sets in for first-time extreme cabin builder Nick Blanco in Alaska as he fights the tides trying to retrieve pylons for his foundation and realizes he doesn't have the right equipment to dig postholes. Then Brannon's team gets stuck on the muddy trail bringing in more build materials, but eventually makes good progress on the front porch before an unexpected rainstorm shuts them down. Jere and Ben continue to build the massive aluminum barge one weld at a time, but when signs of fall creep in, the colder temperatures start to cause problems.

Friday
Jan 17
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 3

Noah's Barge

Jere, Ben and Tim put the finishing touches on the biggest project they've undertaken: building a 112-foot floating barge. They struggle with figuring out how to get a 40-foot trailer underneath it so they can transport it to the water, and hurricane-force winds change their plans and delay the launch. Nick gets help from his family and friends, but the group struggles trying to install the 27 pilings needed to build his dream fishing lodge and warehouse. In the end they solve the problem using some Alaskan ingenuity. Finally, Brannon's cabin starts taking shape as the crew does some heavy lifting putting up the gable end walls.

Friday
Jan 17
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 4

Stuck in Shelikof

Nick experiences firsthand just how dangerous living in Alaska can be while hunting for driftwood to build his fishing lodge and warehouse. Jere and Ben's 112-foot barge starts its half-mile journey to the water, but nobody knows if they will make high tide so the barge can float the 13 miles to its new home at Alaska Sea Otter Sound Lodge. Brannon's team fights the rain and the remote building conditions to finally lift the ridge beam into place, hitting a major milestone in his cabin build.

Friday
Jan 17
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 5

Rain, 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. Nick makes a roof design change, and a family fundraiser collects enough money to provide him with some help. Jere and Ben finally get the barge launched and tugged to its new home in Sea Otter Sound so that work on the second story of the lodge can begin.

Friday
Jan 17
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 6

Honey Bucket

Nick races to finish his cabin before his mom visits again. Bears are still a threat, so Nick makes sure the electric fence is working. Nick and Kent design and build a "honey bucket," also known as an Alaskan toilet. Brannon and his team finish the front of the cabin, giving it a unique look, and they haul a heavy wooden stove over the trail to install in the cabin. Jere and Ben's crew struggles to get the roof on the guest rooms and the main lodge.

Friday
Jan 17
4pm | 3c
Season 7, Episode 7

Home Stretch

All the builders are in the home stretch in Alaska as they try to finish their cabins and floating lodge. Jere and Ben install interior and exterior siding, but their progress comes to a halt when they run out of stain and nails. So they switch to Plan B, installing the upstairs stove and chimney. Nick's roof is dried in, so he turns to finishing the sleeping loft, building a bathroom and adding outside trim. Brannon's team finishes the exterior siding and interior insulation and installs lights.

Friday
Jan 17
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 8

Grand Finale

Nick's dad, Paul, returns to help put the finishing touches on the cabin, including a unique find that they polish and hang. Nick's mom and stepdad arrive, and Nick's mom is amazed by the finished cabin. Brannon's team builds countertops and railings for the cabin, and his client, Dick, arrives with his family to admire their newly finished lodge. Jere and Ben put in hard work finishing the new Sea Otter Sound Lodge, and the first guests arrive at the 5,000-square-foot floating lodge.

Friday
Jan 17
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 12

Crunch Time

Impending weather is making crunch time at the builds that much more desperate. Rich is forced to make a crucial building decision he doesn't want to make, Tom is not only worried about weathering-in his hunting lodge, but risks stranding his workers to do it. Although Creig has persevered so far, the Alaskan elements might finally do him in, as he battles freezing temperatures to finish his dream.

Sunday
Jan 19
7pm | 6c
Season 11, Episode 1

My Life Is in Your Hands

Three new couples challenge the Alaskan elements. Mike and Kathleen Kondus build atop a windy tundra, first-time builders Mike and Teresa Oldenkamp construct a complex cabin and Paige Drobny and Cody Strathe create a dog-training facility on haunted land.

Sunday
Jan 19
8pm | 7c
Season 11, Episode 2

From Temporary to Permanent

Mike and Kathleen begin on the foundation, but their nail gun goes on the fritz and the posts aren't level. Dog mushers Paige and Cody run low on supplies. Mike and Teresa work on their foundation with a damaged excavator.

Sunday
Jan 19
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 3

Family is a Good Thing

The Hills race to finish installing their floor to avoid a delivery delay, which leads to an on-site injury. Meanwhile, Jackie and her team run into problems when their build materials start to fall apart, while the Owens struggle to install flooring before possibly being buried by a snowstorm.

Sunday
Jan 19
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 4

This Is The Sketchy Part

The Hills work on their first floor framing, but work slows to a stop when their tools begin to freeze. The Owens work on installing the second story gables, while Jackie and her team work to finish the cabin's roof structure.

Sunday
Jan 19
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 2

From Temporary to Permanent

Mike and Kathleen begin on the foundation, but their nail gun goes on the fritz and the posts aren't level. Dog mushers Paige and Cody run low on supplies. Mike and Teresa work on their foundation with a damaged excavator.

Monday
Jan 20
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 3

Family is a Good Thing

The Hills race to finish installing their floor to avoid a delivery delay, which leads to an on-site injury. Meanwhile, Jackie and her team run into problems when their build materials start to fall apart, while the Owens struggle to install flooring before possibly being buried by a snowstorm.

Monday
Jan 20
1am | 12c
Season 10, Episode 4

This Is The Sketchy Part

The Hills work on their first floor framing, but work slows to a stop when their tools begin to freeze. The Owens work on installing the second story gables, while Jackie and her team work to finish the cabin's roof structure.

Monday
Jan 20
2am | 1c
Season 11, Episode 1

My Life Is in Your Hands

Three new couples challenge the Alaskan elements. Mike and Kathleen Kondus build atop a windy tundra, first-time builders Mike and Teresa Oldenkamp construct a complex cabin and Paige Drobny and Cody Strathe create a dog-training facility on haunted land.

Monday
Jan 20
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 12

The 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. Tony's crew discovers a serious miscalculation that will force them to miss their deadline unless a miracle occurs, and Derek and his crew push through the endless rainfall, dangerous conditions and dwindling materials to complete the project.

Wednesday
Jan 22
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 1

We'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.

Wednesday
Jan 22
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 2

The 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.

Wednesday
Jan 22
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 3

Rock 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.

Wednesday
Jan 22
10am | 9c

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