Erik Salitan along with his wife gained prominence through a National Geographic documentary series, Life Below Zero. The documentary followed the daily and seasonal activities of subsistence hunters as they make their living in remote areas of Alaska.

Distress rose among the fans when Erik and his wife suddenly disappeared around the mid-2010s’ from the show. However, they returned in the seventh season for three episodes aired in 2015. (

The couple left as soon as they came back. As of 2020, “Renegades of the Arctic” aired on December 27, 2016, was the last documentary they were featured on.

Easy your curiosity as we unravel Eriks’ lifestyle and his decision to remains static.

Erik Salitan Wiki, Hometown, Age

Erik Salitan turned 36 years of age on February 6, 2020. Despite his hometown being outside of Alaska, it was Alaskan lands that nurtured him to be a survival specialist.

He decided to move to Alaska from New York upon graduating from Finger Lakes Community College at the age of 18.

After his degree in Applied Science from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Erik moved to Wiseman. The remote town was located 67 miles from the Arctic Circle. He was compelled to evolve his surviving skills to maintain a substantial life.

He had spent more than half of his life in Alaska working as a guide and appearing on documentaries.

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Net Worth, Height, Life Below Zero

The TV-show Life Below Zero featured Erik Salitan and his wife as the show premiered in 2013 on the National Geographic Channel.

Erik and his wife in 2016 decided to spend more time with family and stay away from all the hustle and bustle. They completely disappeared from the show after.

He opened a guide company for hunters and adventures named  Bushwhack Alaska Guiding and Outfitting. They offered legal hunts of Dall Sheep, Brown Bear, Grizzly Bear, Moose, Caribou, and many more.

Erik and his wife also owned Talarik Creek Lodge, a recreational paradise for tourists.

Erik’s net worth was estimated at $400,000 as of 2020. He is of the tallest height in his family.

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Erik Salitan Married, Wedding, Son

As of 2020, Erik Salitan was still married to Martha Mae who is a native Alaskan. She was raised in Iliamna where she grew up learning hunting and fishing.

After a few years of dating, Erik surprised Martha on a fly fishing trip with a wedding ring. A private wedding was held along with a selected few to tie them together.

They bear a son together named Lucas Salitan who was 10 years old (as of 2020).


Erik Salitan with his wife Martha Mae and their son

By 2020, Erik and Martha had been happily married for more than 10 long years. They spent most of their time in remote Alaska and avoided the city lifestyle as much as the could.

They had no intention to return to the TV-shows as of 2020.

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  1. […] Martha Mae and Erik Salitan walked down the aisle sometime back in 2010. The start of their relationship has not been documented to date. It is, however, easy to see why the two got along so well. Both shared a passion for not only hunting but also fishing as well. […]

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