TV The Best Episodes of Mountain Men  

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There are so many good episodes of Mountain Men, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "No Rest for the Weary" the best, or is "No Way Out" your favorite episode of Mountain Men? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Mountain Men are, let's rank every Mountain Men episode from best to worst.

The reality TV series Mountain Men follows the everyday stories of people who live in the mountains and wilderness in remote parts of North Carolina, Alaska, and other U.S. locations. Narrated by D.B. Sweeney, Mountain Men airs on the History Channel and made its debut on May 31, 2012.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Mountain Men, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Mountain Men episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Winter is Coming is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Winter is Coming Season 1 Episode 1: The Mountains of North America haunt the imagination, masking a danger few are willing to confront. Despite the challenges, some choose to live this way, the last of their kind.

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No Way Out is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
No Way Out Season 2 Episode 7: Marty rushes to make the most of an extra pair of hands. Tom's grandson comes for a visit but soon learns that there's no such thing as vacation in the Yaak. Charlie heads out on a hunt for shed moose antlers.

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No Man is An Island is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
No Man is An Island Season 5 Episode 4: Tom calls in reinforcements to bail him out; Morgan fights for survival in the deep freeze and a father gambles everything for his family's future.

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End of the Line is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
End of the Line Season 2 Episode 9: Charlie spends the night injured and alone in Maine. In Montana Tom investigates signs of a predator lurking too close to home. Eustace rushes to raise money to make his loan payment.

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No Rest for the Weary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
No Rest for the Weary Season 3 Episode 17: Marty is forced to make a mid-flight detour that costs him precious fuel; Rich faces his worst fear when the dogs run off in pursuit of a deadly predator, and Kyle takes down a beast.

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Training Day is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Training Day Season 3 Episode 7: Rich runs his hunting dogs through a gauntlet of tests to determine which will become the new leader of the pack. Marty sets out on foot to cut a new trap line and salvage his season.

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The Night's Watch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
The Night's Watch Season 2 Episode 2: Marty Meierotto arrives at his Alaska trapline, but the unseasonably warm weather is impeding his plans. In North Carolina, Eustace Conway discovers two headless chickens in his henhouse, and begins a hunt for the predator responsible.

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Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Mayhem Season 1 Episode 2: Tom Oar tries to save a friend's water supply and hunt his winter's meat surrounded by grizzlies. Eustace Conway deals with the threat of someone trying to take his land.

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Settling the Score is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Settling the Score Season 2 Episode 13: In the Yaak Valley, Tom Oar teams up with his brother Jack to help return Jack's prized hunting falcon back to the wild. In southern Montana, Rich Lewis and his wife Diane need to move their cattle herd, but will the predators get to them first?

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Misty Mountain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Misty Mountain Season 2 Episode 16: Winter has finally come to a close, spelling big changes for Tom, who bids farewell to an old friend and packs his bags for Florida. In the Ruby Valley, Rich grooms his youngest hound to take over the pack, but an influx of cougars finds the pup.

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Miles From Home is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Miles From Home Season 1 Episode 4: In the Yaak of Montana, Tom Oar is faced to make a decision that will determine the rest of his life.

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Lost Season 1 Episode 3: Tom Oar tries to save a friend's water supply and hunt his winter's meat surrounded by grizzlies. Eustace Conway deals with the threat of someone trying to take his land.

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Going For Broke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Going For Broke Season 2 Episode 11: In Alaska, Marty tries to capitalize on his recent string of good luck by building a second cabin at the far end of his trap line. Andy flies in to help but with temperatures dropping below zero, the backbreaking labor takes a toll.

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Thin Ice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Thin Ice Season 2 Episode 10: Tom struggles to keep a deadly wolf pack off his land despite an injury. Rich tracks a large buck over tough terrain on his mid-winter hunting trip. Eustace makes some much-needed repairs.

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Deadly Ascent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Deadly Ascent Season 4 Episode 5: Morgan climbs into the treacherous Alaska Range; Rich goes to war with the wolves.

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Gone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Gone Season 5 Episode 6: A hard truth forces Tom to do the unthinkable; Morgan goes on a do or die hunt in the high peaks; Marty discovers competition on the line.

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Surviving Winter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Surviving Winter Season 1 Episode 5: Tom Oar must put his work on hold while he tries to find winter meat and protect himself from looming predators.

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Show Me The Money is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Show Me The Money Season 1 Episode 6: Tom Oar is forced to take matters into his own hands and push dangerous wolves away from his property.

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Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Judgment Day Season 2 Episode 14: In Alaska, after spending the night under the stars in subzero conditions Marty struggles to get his snow machine out of a stubborn overflow. In the Ruby Valley, Rich takes his oldest dog, Brandy and youngest dog, Hatchet, out on a training mission.

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Stranded is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Stranded Season 3 Episode 15: Marty is stranded in the Revelation Mountains with one last chance to get home, while Kyle and Ben launch a nighttime stakeout to stop a predator.

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The Fallen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
The Fallen Season 4 Episode 7: Marty discovers an unexpected advantage and Rich mounts a search for a lost friend.

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Three Toes Returns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Three Toes Returns Season 2 Episode 5: Rich and his hounds track Rich's nemesis, the killer mountain lion Three-Toes, across the length of Montana's Ruby Valley. In Alaska, a young prot g brings Marty the new snowmobile engine he's been waiting for.

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Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Killer Instinct Season 5 Episode 8: Rich hunts a known dog-killer on unfamiliar ground; Morgan goes to great heights to protect his food supply; Tom harnesses the power of a bird of prey.

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Snowblind is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Snowblind Season 4 Episode 6: Morgan walks into a death trap in the Alaska Range when a whiteout strikes in an avalanche zone.

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Predator is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Predator Season 3 Episode 13: As the bitter cold pushes predators to the edge, Tom is caught in a close range battle while Rich goes head to head with a pack of wolves.

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Winter's Gamble is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Winter's Gamble Season 4 Episode 14: Marty makes a gamble that changes everything; a storm batters Eustace and Preston during their final push.

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In the Blood is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
In the Blood Season 4 Episode 13: An early melt brings Marty's record run to a screeching halt; Tom gets an unexpected boost and Eustace rushes to finish his logging job before spring.

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The Surge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
The Surge Season 6 Episode 6: As winter strikes, Morgan hunts for riches in the ruins; Jason tackles a river giant.

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Winter Strikes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Winter Strikes Season 2 Episode 3: Desperate for food after a grizzly bear ravaged his garden, Tom Oar embarks on a last-ditch deer hunt. Marty Meierotto begins to establish his winter trapline, breaking fresh trail in the uncharted wild.

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The Final Stand is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
The Final Stand Season 1 Episode 7: High in the Appalachians, Eustace Conway is forced to track down a poacher that has trespassed upon his land.

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Freeze Out is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Freeze Out Season 5 Episode 7: A jackpot slips from Tom's grasp; Morgan's last ditch effort to find food takes him into the treacherous peaks; and Marty is driven off his line.

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Race to Ruin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Race to Ruin Season 6 Episode 15: An early melt unleashes the local bears weeks ahead of schedule in the Great Alaska Range.

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Bloody Sunday is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Bloody Sunday Season 2 Episode 6: Logger turned Mountain Man, Charlie Tucker's luck takes a turn for the worse in the sub-zero North Maine Woods as a rookie mistake nearly costs him everything. In Alaska, Marty and Andy split up to cover more ground with the plan to rendezvous at dusk.

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The Deep Freeze is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
The Deep Freeze Season 3 Episode 12: In the Revelation Mountains of Alaska, Marty faces off with a vicious wolverine. In Montana, Rich tries to protect a young family from a hungry predator while Tom Oar battles the bitter cold to build a primitive teepee.

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Last Chance is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Last Chance Season 2 Episode 4: After a successful deer hunt, Tom rushes to prepare the meat before it attracts hungry grizzly bears. In North Carolina, Eustace takes on a grueling job that he needs to complete in order to make his first loan payment.

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Hard Target is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Hard Target Season 4 Episode 10: Morgan's survival hangs on a critical airdrop; gale-force winds threaten to destroy Marty's cabin; Tom finally gets a breakthrough that could end his losing streak.

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Dark Crossing is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Dark Crossing Season 4 Episode 2: Tom defends his home against a bear threat while Morgan makes a deadly miscalculation on thin ice.

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Into the Wild is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Into the Wild Season 2 Episode 1: In the Yaak Valley of northwest Montana, the worst fire season in living memory threatens the home of Tom Oar. In Alaska, Marty Meierotto flies into the heart of a vicious storm on his annual journey to his remote winter trapline.

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Fallout is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Fallout Season 5 Episode 2: Rich deals with the aftermath of his accident; Morgan's search for food intensifies; and Eustace gets a golden opportunity, but it may be more trouble than it's worth.

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This Is The End is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
This Is The End Season 1 Episode 8: In North Carolina, Eustace Conway s land is in jeopardy, so he saddles up and rides into town to make his final stand.

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Disaster Strikes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Disaster Strikes Season 2 Episode 8: Rich's cougar hunt takes a dark turn in Montana. Marty competes with a wolf pack for food. Tom and Will race an oncoming storm that puts them in jeopardy. And in Maine, Charlie suspects sabotage.

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Meltdown is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Meltdown Season 2 Episode 15: The end of Montana's long winter is finally in sight. Tom and Nancy Oar are scrambling to get through the last of their winter works when a surprise call comes in from their family that will force them to make a difficult decision.

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Rock Bottom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Rock Bottom Season 5 Episode 12: Tom hits the rocks with only weeks of winter left to go; Morgan seeks protection from the bears and Jason fires up the forge.

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High & Dry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
High & Dry Season 6 Episode 14: Morgan slips up navigating the meltdown that's transforming the Alaskan wild.

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Long Shot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Long Shot Season 6 Episode 13: An early thaw puts Morgan's supply drop on thin ice; Marty hunts the beasts of Kodiak Island and Tom makes the most of his unprecedented winning streak.

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Concussion is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Concussion Season 5 Episode 10: Eustace struggles to accept the reality of his injuries; Marty scrambles to recover from a costly blow and Tom finally makes a breakthrough.

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Birthright is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Birthright Season 6 Episode 10: Morgan is sidelined while he gets back on his feet; Marty fights to stay in the game and Eustace makes a critical trade to protect his future.

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Crash and Burn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Crash and Burn Season 5 Episode 9: Tom takes on the Snake; Marty's new opportunity goes up in smoke and Eustace takes a hard fall that puts him out of commission.

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The Wasteland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
The Wasteland Season 5 Episode 1: Morgan's land fails to provide, leaving him locked in a life or death battle with hunger; Tom's bad luck streak continues into a new season; Rich takes a bruising fall.

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Awakening is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Episodes of Mountain Men
Awakening Season 4 Episode 15: A predator returns just when Tom can least afford it. Marty runs out of daylight, and Rich battles back the wolves.