The 42 residents of McCarthy are choosing sides in the battle to draw visitors to this historic frontier town, but when a pack of wolves begins stalking the streets of downtown, locals must unite to protect their way of life.
Winter's grip on McCarthy threatens starvation so locals must brave the frozen wilderness to hunt big game, but when the town's richest landowner begins his secret plan to open the frontier to the outside world, McCarthy could be fractured forever.
The hidden city is within reach, but the locals will need to help; temperatures drop, threatening ranchers; an emergency meeting is called.
In the dying days of winter, McCarthy locals join forces to survive wolf attacks and starvation, but the plan to open the frontier to the outside world turns residents against each other when locals night at the golden saloon turns into a free for all.
The great Alaskan breakup fractures McCarthy. Food is lean for man and beast so locals combat hungry wolves stalking their herds. A last chance treaty between supporters of the new and old goes up in flames. Tim closes up his cabin atop the summit.
The battle for McCarthy wages on as a team of experts works to locate the only known entrance into the Mother Lode mine. Meanwhile, locals fight to break free of Neil's stranglehold on the town by casting their own ammo.