The AIMS Team Returns for Season Six of ‘Mountain Monsters’

The Appalachian Investigations of Mysterious Sightings team (known to members and fans as the AIMS team) return once again to honor the legacy of John “Trapper” Tice and hunt down a variety of cryptid creatures in the infamous Tygart Valley in West Virginia.

Willy McQuillian, Jeff “Jeffro”Headlee, Joseph “Huckleberry” Lott, Jacob “Buck” Lowe, and William “Wild Bill” Neff are on hand for Season Six, which will consist of 10 new one-hour episodes beginning on Sunday, January 2 on Travel Channel at 10 pm ET/PT. Each episode will also be available to stream a bit earlier the same day on discovery+.

This season’s adventure begins “…when the AIMS team are given an old shoeshine box that belonged to their beloved late team leader, Trapper. While they are unsure of what the contents of the box mean, they know there must be more to it after finding an old picture of Trapper sitting next to a Tygart Valley sign. So, they hit the road equipped with the box and determination to catch Bigfoot.”

Check out the tantalizing descriptions of each episode below (and all air at 10 pm ET on Travel Channel) which are sure to include elaborate traps, harrowing close encounters, and plenty of laughs from the boys from West Virginia.

Episode 1  “Bigfoot or Bust” (Sunday, January 2): The team hit the ground running as they head back to the Tygart Valley on a mission to prove that a Bigfoot roams those mysterious hollers. A rumbling sound from deep in the hills gets the guys moving, and they stumble upon a strange tree structure.

Episode 2  “Cow-Killing Bastard” (Sunday, January 9): Things heat up for the team when Buck realizes that the legendary Grafton Monster has migrated to the Tygart Valley. It’s a monster hunt unlike any other when they stumble across the mutilated carcass of a cow.

Episode 3  “Bloodbath In The Woods” (Sunday, January 16): The AIMS team come in hot onto a local cattle farm after realizing the Grafton Monster is hunting livestock. They set off on a night-stalking mission to hunt for what they believe is the creature’s most recent victim and encounter an absolute bloodbath.

Episode 4  “Huckleberry’s Monster” (Sunday, January 23): Huckleberry reveals his family’s terrifying brush with the Grafton Monster. Later, Jeff breaks out his “hillbilly hazmat suit” to do some blood work on an old dog collar. And Buck gets into a hellacious fistfight with locals under the moonlight.

Episode 5  “Trapper’s Birthday” (Sunday, January 30): After a rip-roaring fistfight in the woods, the AIMS team gather together to remember team leader Trapper on his birthday. Huckleberry busts out a jar of his famous “Squatch Piss,” and before long, Appalachia’s favorite hillbilly sons are seeing double.

Episode 6  “World’s Biggest Bigfoot Nest” (Sunday, February 6): The team get a hot lead about a local hunter who claims to have found a massive Bigfoot nest hidden somewhere in the hills of the Tygart Valley. They are joined by superfan “Cowboy Ken” on a night hunt that brings them face-to-face with their most incredible Bigfoot find in team history.

Episode 7  “A Monster Turf War” (Sunday, February 20): The AIMS team find themselves in the middle of a turf war between the Grafton Monster, Bigfoot and a pack of Smoke Wolves as these killer cryptids battle it out for territory. Wild Bill asks Buck to help him lose his substantial baby fat as Bill goes on a Squatch jerky diet. The team heads into the Tygart Valley in search of the source of a mysterious rumbling noise that is shaking the hills.

Episode 8  “Rumble in the Hills” (Sunday, February 27): The search is on to find a lost brother when AIMS team member Willy goes missing somewhere in the hidden hills of the Tygart Valley. After hearing gunshots, the team make a shocking discovery and must evacuate Willy from the woods. Buck is forced to judge a contest to determine who has the best body on the team as the boys pop their tops, flex their muscles and show what their mommas gave them.

Episode 9  “1984” (Sunday, March 6): The AIMS team head out on a night hunt for Smoke Wolves after encountering a herd of fleeing cattle and a mutilated calf ripped to pieces. A local man brings the team to tears as he shares a heartbreaking story about the devastation inflicted on his family by the Smoke Wolves in the Tygart Valley. The team learns incredible new information about Trapper that dates back to 1984, as Huckleberry blows the case wide open.

Episode 10  “Bigfoot on Camera” (Sunday, March 13): After a sudden Smoke Wolf attack on a local’s farm, the AIMS team is in full force and on the hunt for these deadly canine cryptids. They meet with a familiar face who can shed light, once and for all, on what Trapper was doing in the Tygart Valley all those decades ago. The team makes an earth-shattering discovery with their best Bigfoot evidence in team history – one that no doubt has Trapper smiling down, proud of his Appalachian sons.

Check out a preview of some of the hijinks in this season below and stay tuned to Conskipper for all of your Bigfoot and Mountain Monster news!


  1. Just waiting to see want they find in Taggart from West VA and I’ve seen some things ppl wouldn’t believe there are some scary things in them mountains.

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