Alaska: The Last Frontier

10 Best Episodes of Alaska: The Last Frontier - Season 9

Following the Kilchers provides a look into life off the grid, where going without running water and electricity and having limited contact with the outside world is part of the daily routine. While capturing the spirit of pioneer living is never easy, Alaska: The Last Frontier transports you to a place where day-to-day life is truly different from what we know.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 08, 2023.

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Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E1

#15 - New Frontiers, New Threats (Season 9 - Episode 1)

With winter coming to a close, the Kilchers spring into action preparing the homestead. Eivin and August struggle to resupply the head of the bay. Jane and Eve embark on a ptarmigan hunt. Atz Sr. and Atz Lee build a weather station on Perl Island.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 91 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E10

#14 - Christmas Wonderland Woes (Season 9 - Episode 10)


A backcountry winter wonderland is threatened when unseasonably warm weather brings rain to the homestead. But the Kilchers won't let the storm ruin their Christmas plans, and they adapt to throw a holiday celebration for the entire family.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 62 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E9

#13 - By Land or By Sea (Season 9 - Episode 9)

The Kilchers navigate their newly blasted road for the first time, hauling a huge pole barn up the hill and across the homestead. Eivin and Atz Sr. get tangled in a mooring line as the tide comes in, pushing Eivin's boat towards the rocky beach.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 72 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E13

#12 - Making Kilcher History (Season 9 - Episode 13)


Otto unearths and restores a homestead relic once used by Yule Kilcher himself. Jane is dropped into the harsh and unforgiving Arctic Circle with only a rifle and a backpack in her first ever solo hunt.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 71 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E17

#11 - Chasing Caribou (Season 9 - Episode 17)

Jane heads to the Arctic Circle hoping to bag a caribou before winter. Meanwhile, Otto, Eivin, Charlotte and August wrap up the season's final cattle drive.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 29 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E6

#10 - Otto's Surprise (Season 9 - Episode 6)


When Jane and Charlotte get word of a sick calf at the Head of the Bay, they trek through bear country to protect their herd; three generations of Kilchers build a line shack on Perl Island; Otto has a surprise for Charlotte.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 67 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E11

#9 - Dangerous Waters (Season 9 - Episode 11)

Eivin and Eve discover a tangle of nets endangering fish in a nearby river, and launch a risky clean-up operation. Charlotte and Otto rebuild their rotting deck, leaving Jane and Jewel to pitch in elsewhere. And Atz Sr. goes on a solo hunt for moose.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 72 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E12

#8 - A Right of Passage (Season 9 - Episode 12)


Honoring tradition and the ways of the past, the next generation of Kilcher men venture out on their first big game hunts. Later, the family rushes to complete unfinished projects before winter's arrival.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 66 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E14

#7 - Preserving The Old Ways (Season 9 - Episode 14)

Eivin guides August on his first-ever deer hunt, and Etienne goes on his first big game hunt. Plus, Atz Sr. and Otto attempt to reassemble a historic barn.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 25 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E8

#6 - Turkey with a Side of Hay (Season 9 - Episode 8)


In the midst of Thanksgiving preparations, a baby seal needs help getting back to its family in time for dinner. Later, Eivin and August engineer a hay baler that will literally take a load off their backs.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 66 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E7

#5 - Moving Mountains (Season 9 - Episode 7)

Things get explosive when the Kilchers expand a road on their homestead with detonation expert Desmond Duffy; Jane and Charlotte get stuck in the mud on a fishing trip; Atz Sr. and Bonnie brave the back country to salvage vital resources.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 72 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E4

#4 - Boat Rescue Mission (Season 9 - Episode 4)


While collecting coal on the beach after a storm, Eivin and Eve find a capsized boat and begin looking for survivors; Otto, Charlotte and August build a shelter for their calves; Jane brings the family together with a new spring tradition.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 85 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E3

#3 - Bears Descend (Season 9 - Episode 3)

In preparation for the spring cattle drive, Atz Lee, Otto and August survey the homestead for signs of bears and employ surveillance to track their movements; Eivin and Eve take the kids on a kelp-harvesting expedition; Atz Sr. goes bear hunting.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 81 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E2

#2 - Rusted and Busted (Season 9 - Episode 2)


Otto looks into the condition of his barge after the winter, Even and Eivin lear land using explosives.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 96 votes.

Alaska: The Last Frontier - S9E5

#1 - Greener Pastures (Season 9 - Episode 5)

With predators stalking the homestead, the need for safe grazing land is greater than ever; Atz Sr. and Atz Lee head to Perl Island to begin plans for a new pasture; Otto and Eivin set to work transporting a small herd to the island by boat.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 73 votes.

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