Facing financial ruin and an end to their dream of striking it rich, Todd and Jack Hoffman refuse to give up. They make the decision during the off-season to go deeper into debt, acquiring better equipment and crew for one more crack at hitting the motherlode.
The Hoffman crew heads north to the Klondike in a desperate bid to find a new claim and salvage their mining season. Sixteen-year-old Parker Schnabel takes over the Big Nugget Mine while Dakota Fred fills in holes at Porcupine Creek.
Jack and Todd Hoffman go head-to-head over how to set up their new claim. At Porcupine Creek, Dakota Fred rips out the wash plant and finds gold that he forced the Hoffmans to leave behind. At Big Nugget mine, Parker continues to hit pay dirt.
The Hoffman crew confronts the permafrost that lies between them and the gold. As the Dakota Boys set up their new wash plant, Fred pushes his son too hard and Dustin storms off. Parker faces a breakdown that leaves his mining season at a stand still.
Drill or Die
A crew rebellion forces Todd Hoffman to dig test holes on the claim. The tension mounts as they wait to see if they're sitting on a gold-rich pay streak or about to go bust. Then, Fred is forced to abandon mining as floods in North Dakota destroy his home.
The Hoffmans are finally on the gold but a new love threatens to derail mechanic James Harness right when the crew needs him most. Desperate for pay dirt, Parker bulldozes a dangerous road up the side of a mountain and Fred returns to Porcupine Creek.
Gold at Last
The Hoffmans realize they could be losing thousands of dollars of gold out of the end of their sluices and they are forced to tear apart the washplant and rebuild. At Smith Creek, Parker turns into a lumberjack to get to his gold.
On the Gold
With the wash plant prepped, the Hoffman crew finally has their first clean-out of the season. Pressure mounts at Big Nugget where Parker is forced to run his grandfather's safety dirt but when John decides to shut the wash plant down, Parker explodes.
Behind the Scenes
In this special, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage capturing the production of Gold Rush is revealed. Four film crews, spread over 600 miles, battle the wilderness in Alaska and the Klondike to film every twist and turn of the three mining operations.
Dead in the Water
Jack Hoffman's precious excavator gets stranded in the creek and requires emergency surgery in the wilderness. Meanwhile, the crew fine-tunes their wash plant which doubles their efficiency at finding gold.
Twenty Four Seven
Short on time, the Hoffman crew decides to run night and day in a struggle to get to the gold while a federal mining inspector pays a surprise visit to both Fred and Parker. The inspector finds safety violations and both operations face closure.
The Hoffman crew is dead in the water until Harness can repair their broken excavator. Parker Schnabel totals his gold for the season and hands the Big Nugget mine back to his grandpa. Meanwhile, the Dakota boys lock horns trying to reopen their mine.
A key crew member calls it quits at Quartz Creek. Meanwhile, massive rocks break Dakota Fred’s derocker and Parker reconsiders his future after smelting his 35-ounce season haul into a solid gold bar.
A heart attack has 91-year-old mining legend John Schnabel battling for his life. The Hoffmans find a gold nugget that becomes a game-changer and Dakota Fred accomplishes what Jack Hoffman never managed to do at Porcupine Creek.
In the Black
The Hoffman crew risks its all to run through the night in a bid to finally break even for the season. Fred has to abandon his best paydirt yet when his excavator gets stuck in the pit and John Schnabel returns to the Big Nugget Mine after his heart attack.
Gold Rush: Aftershow
This special lifts the curtain on Gold Rush and goes inside the lives of the men seeking gold and treasure in Alaska and the Klondike. All-new interviews and never-before-seen footage present insights into the miners' unique world.
The Hoffman crew battles frozen dirt and pipes as they struggle to hit their 100-ounce goal. Parker makes a last-ditch effort at Smith Creek Hill and the Dakota Boys' season may be over when Dustin smashes the side of the wash plant.
The Hoffman crew is desperate to get 100 ounces but Todd’s decision to run the dozer on solid ice ends in disaster. Later, the Big Nugget mine faces closure if Parker fails to hit a pay streak and Dakota Fred thinks he’s finally found Jack Hoffman’s glory hole.
In never-before-seen footage, the miners unearth the sometimes-ugly truth about their 2011 mining seasons. In a shocking development, one miner is kicked out of the Hoffman crew and the miners disclose plans for next season.
The Long Road
The gold miners relive their most heart-pounding and heart-breaking moments. Together, the Hoffman crew, Parker Schnabel and Dakota Fred fight Mother Nature, mining machines and each other all in the name of getting gold out of the frozen north.
Million Dollar Season
The gold miners return determined to hit the motherlode this mining seasons! Todd Hoffman doubles down with two claims, twice the crew and twice the amount of gear. Dakota Fred's glory hole is thought to contain millions in gold and Parker hires a brand-new crew with hopes of scoring big on new land.
The Wrong Claim
The Hoffman crew splits in two in the Klondike allowing Dave to mine his own claim. Todd finds himself thousands of dollars in the hole and his 1,000-ounce goal seems impossible. Meanwhile, the Dakota boys face the threat of historic floods and Parker desperately needs to secure new ground.
Todd Hoffman gets Dave's crew back on track by making a deal on a new gold-rich claim. Later, the Dakota boys quickly terminate a new hire, Todd junks his old washplant and Parker sets an unprecedented goal for his first week on the job.
Battle of the Bridge
Todd’s chief investor arrives unannounced and threatens to pull the plug after he finds the mine at a standstill. Later, team Turin is plagued by melted permafrost and a broken dozer while Parker and the Dakota boys go to war over a bridge.
Todd's team scrambles after their chief investor demands to see 100 ounces of gold in the next three weeks. Later, Parker’s crew goes into meltdown when he forces them to replace a bridge and Fred attempts to make a precision part for his vital excavator from a pile of scrap metal.
Dave's mine at Indian River could close if they can't improve on their disastrous first cleanup and Todd finally takes delivery of the Turbo Trommel. Later, the Dakota boys are forced to run sand-hand dirt and Parker sets a 50-ounces, $80,000 goal for the week.
Road to Gold
Todd's crew finally tests the new Turbo Trommel and Dave pushes his crew to double their last cleanout. Later, the Dakota boys receive a visit from an inspector with the power to shut their mine down and Parker brings in dynamite to blast a boulder.
Up Smith Creek
Todd Hoffman faces closure if he can't get 100 ounces of gold for his investor and the Dakota boys believe they've finally found the elusive Glory Hole. Later, Parker uncovers the two-year mystery of Smith Creek just as his grandpa reveals bad news.
Parker finds out about the fate of his grandpa as Todd rebuilds the Turbo Trammel. Later, Indian River faces a shutdown and the Dakota boys investigate whether the Glory Hole is truly an ancient waterfall.
Todd and Dave go to war over the dozer they both need to keep mining while Todd banks on finding virgin ground beneath a pile of dredge tailings. Later, Parker faces a crew rebellion and Dakota Fred attacks the Glory Hole with his secret weapon -- the bedrock shark.
Todd calls it quits on his Turbo Trommel and shuts down his Quartz Creek operation and Dave’s race to open a new cut leaves his dozer hanging over a cliff. Parker finally hits bedrock at Emerson Trench and two broken machines force Fred to go deeper in debt.
Todd forces a merger between his and Dave's teams while the Dakota boys use their new equipment to get back down to the bottom of the Glory Hole. Later, Parker risks his life to get paydirt from an abandoned mine site down a dangerous mountain road.
The Night Shift
Tensions mount between the day and night shifts as Todd pushes his crew harder than ever. Parker battles his ancient washplant and the treacherous road from Discovery Claim while Dustin risks it all diving for hidden gold in the frozen glory hole water.
Todd pushes the Big Red washplant to its near-breaking point on his best ground yet. Later, Fred and Dustin battle to save a broken-down excavator as water floods the glory hole and Parker faces his worst nightmare as the dangerous mine road claims its first victim.
Now that the Indian River paydirt has been exhausted, Todd comes up with a risky plan to hit his 1,000-ounce goal. Later, a bad fall puts Fred out of the game, leaving Dustin to dig the glory hole while Parker worries his season is over.
With winter at their doorsteps, the miners wage the final battle for the motherlode. The Hoffmans pull out a secret weapon to thaw frozen, gold-rich paydirt. Later, Dustin plunges into the freezing waters of the Glory Hole and Parker mines the last ground at Big Nugget.
Queen of Diamonds
It's gold-mining season again and the crews are breaking ground in three different countries. The Hoffmans have moved their operation to the hostile Guyana jungle while the Dakota boys need to find a safe route over thin ice. Finally, Tony Beets has bad news for a cash-strapped Parker.
When Todd travels to South America to mine for gold he discovers his claim has been mined out. The Dakota boys start controversy when they have a different plan of action acquiring gold. Meanwhile, Parker goes against Tony on their plan to land their first pay-dirt.
In Too Deep
The Hoffman crew battles the hostile jungle to get vital mining equipment to the claim while the Dakota boys drill to find out if the glory hole contains millions in gold. Meanwhile, Parker goes on a warpath when a new crew member throws out his gold.
Road From Hell
The Hoffmans battle the jungle as they attempt to set up their washplant. Meanwhile, the Dakota boys find their first bedrock gold in the glory hole and Parker gets more gold out of Little Blue in the Klondike than the Hoffmans ever did.
Garnets or Gold
Todd Hoffman makes a shocking departure and Parker is forced to rebuild his wash plant after losing gold. Meanwhile, the Dakota boys finally hit the bottom of the glory hole.
Todd Hoffman gets a nasty shock after returning to Guyana expecting 20 ounces of gold. Meanwhile, Parker gets advice from his grandpa during a mutiny and the Dakota boys expect a huge payout from the glory hole.
Paid in Full
Todd Hoffman makes an incredible discovery while searching for new gold-rich ground. Meanwhile, Parker needs his best cleanup ever if he wants to stop Todd from repossessing his dozer. Finally, the Glory Hole pays out big just as Fred is ready to throw in the towel.
Todd Hoffman abandons gold and switches to diamond mining. Later, Dustin gets stranded in the Alaska mountains during the worst electrical storm in twenty years and Parker's need for speed destroys his wash plant.
Ready to Roll
Take a behind the scenes look at the filming of Gold Rush in the hostile jungles of South America and the frozen North.
Dave returns to the Hoffman crew and immediately butts heads with Todd over their mining plan. Next, the Dakota boys stake their future on a new cut and Parker gets a second chance at mining with one of the largest wash plants in the Klondike.
A tropical storm floods the Hoffman's operation forcing Dave to dive deep into the pit. Later, Parker runs one of the biggest wash plants in the Klondike and needs to prove it will deliver. Finally, the Dakota boys get the biggest cleanup of their season.
Death of a Dream
Parker hires yet another ex-Hoffman crew member while Todd grows more desperate. In the end, two crews get their biggest gold cleanups to date while the third faces an abrupt end to their season.
Todd Hoffman faces eviction after coming up with no gold and just a few diamonds after 150 days. Later, Parker modifies his plant to hit a million-dollar season despite a big clean out. Finally, Dustin gets real mining equipment up to Cahoon Creek to see if it holds big gold.
Grandpa visits Parker and makes a radical suggestion that the crew believes is pure fantasy. Later, Todd's claim owner forces a change to the mining plan and Dustin fights to reach his first mountain gold.
An emergency in the jungle forces Todd to airlift one of his men to safety. Meanwhile, Tony Beets becomes furious when he finds that Parker has moved his operation over the creek. Finally, the Dakota boys may be forced to abandon their hole.
Man on Wire
Jack destroys the wash plant forcing Dave to find a new way to run their dirt. Meanwhile, frozen pay disrupts Parker’s operation and threatens to end his season early. Finally, Dustin participates in a dangerous operation.
Day of Reckoning
Todd Hoffman's claim owner arrives unannounced to take stock of the crew's operation. Meanwhile, Dustin returns from the mountains just in time for the final cleanup and Parker uses a new piece of equipment to thaw his frozen paydirt.
Go Big or Go Home
Refusing to give up, Parker is dead set on bringing home big gold to his grandfather. He's not satisfied with his current gold total and even the elements of the Klondike winter can stop him from digging.
Grandpa's Last Wish
John Schnabel -- 94-year-old mining legend -- convinces his grandsons Parker and Payson to return to Big Nugget. The guys must now work together deep into the winter to prove once and for all that there is big gold buried deep under Smith Creek.
In a no-holds-barred look at the previous mining season, Fred reveals how he coped with a dying wife, why a fateful choice cost Todd a huge amount of gold and how he coped with a murder in the jungle. Later, a look forward reveals where the miners will be next mining season and who will be returning for the gold.
Young Parker sets an outrageous season goal of 2,000 ounces while Tony "The Viking" Beets buys a 75-year-old gold-catch dredge. Meanwhile, Todd Hoffman is left a broken man without a crew and no plans to mine.
From the Ashes
Todd Hoffman gets his washplant stuck in a river while Tony Beets nearly crushes his son beneath a conveyor. Meanwhile, Parker is forced to mine in a swamp.
Parker fights with his crew over running at night and Tony twists a vital steel frame on the dredge. Later, Todd, Jack and Thurber tackle their first clean up.
Todd Hoffman is forced to sell his gold to get the mining equipment he needs while Parker Schnabel hauls his washplant across the claim. Later, Tony Beets takes to the skies to get from his claim to the gold dredge.
Dave agrees to work with the Hoffman crew under a new agreement. Meanwhile, Tony has a near miss while removing the heaviest part of the dredge and Parker fights with Rock when he opens up untested ground.
Dave and Todd clash over how to mine frozen ground while Tony's daughter Monica gets stuck in a bad situation. Later, Parker's hopes are drowned by multiple issues including a flooded cut.
Todd Hoffman needs to find a 100-ounce down payment to make a big purchase. Meanwhile, Parker Schnabel spends a quarter of a million dollars on new equipment and Tony Beets attempts to remove the wheelhouse from his 75-year-old gold dredge.
Parker Schnabel goes for his best cleanup this season while Tony attempts to rip the trommel out of his 75-year-old gold dredge. Meanwhile, the Hoffmans are stunned by the death of a veteran crew member.
Colossal Clean Up
The Hoffman crew overcomes a lack of water to score a monster clean up while Tony Beets finally gets his dredge on the way to its new home in Eureka Creek. Also, Parker Schnabel gets the biggest gold cleanup in Gold Rush history.
From the Kansas dustbowl to his career on an Alaskan gold mine, 94-year-old Grandpa John Schnabel continues to inspire his grandson Parker to follow in his footsteps.
Parker Schnabel totals his car in a head-on collision. Meanwhile, the Hoffman crew's rock trucks go head-to-head on a dangerous haul road and Tony Beets finally starts to rebuild his 75-year-old gold mining dredge.
Ship of Fools
Parker Schnabel takes Grandpa John to investigate a new claim but is shocked when he discovers the price tag is $3 million. Later, Tony Beets is only one week into rebuilding his gold dredge when he learns he's 2,000 bolts short of what he needs to start mining. Finally, a surprise visit from their claim owner causes the Hoffman crew to discard their low-grade paydirt, costing them $36,000 a day.
Piles of Gold
Todd and Dave butt heads over how to mine but end up with the biggest reward they’ve seen all season. Later, Tony and Parker go to war over bedrock gold while Minnie Beets steals Tony’s dredge crew to work their family mine.
Logan has an accident with the rock truck as the Hoffman crew aims for their biggest gold weigh-in of the season. Later, Parker faces disaster when he discovers his new cut is frozen solid and Tony struggles to install the heaviest part of his dredge.
Todd and Dave get a pair of dozers stuck in deep mud while trying to open a new cut. Later, Parker breaks an excavator as his crew struggles with frozen ground and Tony’s mad rush to get his dredge finished ends up costing him big time.
The Monster Lives
Parker Schnabel mines an island of paydirt, while the Hoffman crew puts two rock trucks out of commission. Later, Tony Beets discovers a major electrical problem.
Rivers of Gold
Parker Schnabel diverts a creek to mine a pile of gold in the riverbed while Tony’s crew has a meltdown over fitting the tailings conveyor. Meanwhile, Jack is accused of sabotaging the washplant.
The Klondike winter freezes the Hoffman's sluicebox and Tony’s attempt to run his dredge is derailed when he discovers he has lost part of his bucket line. Meanwhile, equipment breakdowns stand between Parker and the best gold of the season.
Hundreds of Ounces
The Hoffman crew makes a desperate bid to hit their season goal. Meanwhile, Tony Beets' attempt to run his million-dollar gold dredge ends in a shipwreck and Parker fights the big freeze as he pushes to hit his $2.4-million goal.
Freddy Dodge Returns
Gold guru Freddy Dodge and his brother, mining legend Derek Dodge, hunt for gold in the Yukon wilderness. Despite early setbacks, Freddy is convinced that there could be a hot spot with a monster pile of gold nuggets.
Millions in Gold
Parker's crew is reluctant to continue on after the season ends in the freezing fields of the Klondike. The Hoffman's acquire a 75 year old dredge and Tony is determined to battle the big freeze to claim gold that they need for the season.
The Whole Truth
The miners reveal the highs and lows, conflicts and behind-the-scenes drama from their most recent season. Todd, Parker and Tony unveil their plans for next season and one key crew-member shocks everyone when he decides to call it quits.
Blood, Sweat and Gold
As a new mining season begins, Parker gets off to a disastrous start when he loses key crew and Tony orders him off his claim. Todd sets a massive goal for the season, and Tony reveals big plans to expand his operation.
Tony finally gets his 75-year-old dredge mining for Klondike gold, but a major issue brings the operation to a halt. Grandpa John is rushed to the hospital.
Moving the Monster
Todd encounters big issues as he attempts to move his 50-ton washplant. Tony’s dredge finally starts producing gold. Parker piles on the pressure, and it proves to be too much for one of his young crew members.
Grandpa's Golden Advice
Todd’s attempt to deal with a mountain of tailings pits him against his son, Hunter. Tony’s dredge takes a hit as he puts a rookie winchman in the hot seat. Parker seeks advice from his Grandpa as he struggles to save his season.
Jack's Gold Shack
Parker takes his frustration out on his crew until his Grandpa gives him a much needed wake-up call. Tony’s crew battles over how to fix the bucket line on the dredge, and Todd calls upon Freddy Dodge for help.
Parker and his foreman Rick take a chance on a new cut. Todd searches for a fix so he can stop losing gold out of the sluicebox, and Tony’s crew hits a huge snag with the dredge.
Jack gets to chase his dream at Eldorado, the richest documented creek in North America. Parker’s crew pushes hard in attempt to have Treasure Island live up to its name. Tony discovers his dredge is pouring gold out of its sluices.
The Hoffman crew uncovers a unique potential sign of good gold. Parker refuses to give up on Treasure Island, and a fight between Tony and his crew spells the end for some of his crew.
Todd's crew unearths evidence of a massive prehistoric creature that may or may not lead to big gold. Tony is forced to rebuild his washplant, and Parker opens the biggest cut of his life in an attempt to get more gold than his rival, Todd.
Parker celebrates his 21st birthday with a big, new toy. Tony looks into a new investment, and Todd gets a wake-up call.
Monica takes over as captain of Tony’s 350-ton dredge. Parker struggles to haul in his monster new washplant, and the Hoffman crew is plagued by tailings.
Parker’s new mechanic sparks a mutiny. A drought shuts down Todd’s operation, and Tony faces a major issue that could put him out of business.
A series of breakdowns pits the Hoffman’s day crew against the night shift. Parker’s washplant continues to produce pay, but his crew starts falling apart. Tony and Gene go head-to-head over how to run the dredge.
Million Dollar Mountain
Tony makes a big purchase. Parker and Todd wager on who will get the most gold, leading to big changes on the claims.
Parker launches an all-out bid to overtake his rival in the gold count. Todd opens a risky new cut, and things go south when Monica and Kevin are left in charge of the dredge.
Parker takes a huge risk as he abandons the boundary cut for a shot at big gold. Gene pushes the dredge faster than it was ever designed to run, and Todd’s best cleanup of the season is overshadowed when his landlord drops a devastating bombshell.
Tony Beets travels back to his roots in the Netherlands, where he reveals details about his transformation from a farm boy to a Klondike mining legend. Cameras also follow him in his off-season home in the desert.
Faced with losing McKinnon Creek, Todd goes prospecting for nuggets and a new claim. Tony steers the dredge in a radical new direction, and Parker pushes his crew to the limit when he orders them to move the washplant in 12 hours.
A frozen cut forces Parker to divert a creek and mine the thawed pay gravel beneath. Tony faces disaster when he breaks his dredge buckets, and Todd doubles down with a second monster washplant.
King of the Klondike
As the Klondike winter closes in, the final race for gold intensifies. Todd runs two massive washplants, and Tony pushes to get his dredge out of the water before it freezes. Grandpa John arrives to find out if Parker has beaten his rival, Todd.
Gold Hard Truth
The miners reveal shocking truths, including a crew romance. Tony is accused of going back on a deal, Parker’s crew lets him have it and Todd reveals a secret talent. Then, the mine bosses offer a sneak peek of their radical new plans for next season.
Remembering Grandpa John
Parker says farewell to grandpa John and reflects on what an impact he has had on the family and business.
Miracle on the Mountain
Todd takes a big risk and turns his back on guaranteed gold in the Klondike. Tony expands his empire, buying a huge second dredge. Parker starts his new season without his grandfather and mentor.
Eye in the Sky
Todd has his back against the wall when his new Oregon mine fails to deliver. Parke's new $600,000 washplant breaks down on its first start-up, and Tony takes to the sky to check up on his children.
Todd returns to the Klondike to collect his washplant, known as "Monster Red." Parker confronts Tony over royalties, leading to a shocking offer that will change his season.
Todd finally finds good gold at his new High Bar mine. Parker gives his foreman, Rick, his own operation. When Tony and Minnie decide to cut the dredge crew's pay, a key crew member calls it quits.
Misery on the Mountain
Todd battles to get the 50 ounces of gold he needs to keep his High Bar mine open. Tony brings all his children together to get his Paradise Hill claim up and running. Parker is furious at a series of human errors which cost him thousands of dollars.
No Crane, No Gain
Todd moves his entire operation and starts to run paydirt at a new mine. Parker is flooded out, and Tony's ancient dredge hits a record gold.
Tony arrives to find his million-dollar dredge in disaster. While Rick is at his grandpa’s funeral, Parker shuts him down by taking his equipment, and the Hoffmans discover that their washplant doesn’t work in their new mine.
Mega Barge and Kid Commando
Todd digs deeper than ever in a desperate search for gold. Tony hauls a monster down the Yukon River. Parker's $600,000 washplant starts to shake itself apart.
Tony breaks records with the biggest gold haul in Gold Rush history. Parker battles to save his dream washplant, and Todd is finally on the gold after seven weeks at the Buckland.
Go Down Fighting
Todd hits rock bottom when a key crew member quits after seven seasons. Tony transforms some rusty relics into a monster power barge, and a troubled Parker misses his own birthday party.
With no paycheck for five weeks, Todd Hoffman’s close-knit team turn on each other. Parker’s gamble to run his washplant without protection from rocks proves costly. Tony builds a $10,000 mega-trailer to move his barge – but gets his measurements wrong.
Todd's crew has quit, and he desperately tries to keep mining with a skeleton team. Parker carelessly breaks his truck’s air hoses while transporting his washplant, and Tony discovers his dredge is blowing gold out of the sluices.
The remnants of the Hoffman crew are at their lowest, but someone brings Todd good news. Tony fires his barge captain, then runs aground up the mighty Yukon River. Parker's second operation is finally up and running.
Parker vs. Rick
Rick outperforms Parker on his new Indian River claim. Tony's dredge suffers a catastrophic failure, threatening his season. Todd's skeleton crew finally sees good gold at their new mine in Colorado.
Todd eats humble pie when he begs his old crew to return to his new operation in Colorado. Parker loses an excavator in a swamp, and Tony gives his daughter Monica her own operation.
The Hoffman crew opens a second mine in Colorado, and Parker tries out a new mechanic who fails to get approval from Mitch. Tony sets sail in a power barge up the mighty Yukon river.
Parker is forced to call his dad in to help his struggling operation. Todd has the best clean-up of the season, and Tony's daughter, Monica, starts bringing home the gold.
Miners vs. Beavers
Todd's whole operation is brought to a halt when a beaver dams his water supply. Parker’s plant move turns into an excavator nightmare, and a massive fix means Tony can finally get his broken dredge up and running.
Dredge vs. Washplant
Todd finds monster nuggets on the top of a mountain. Parker and Rick struggle with a conveyor, and Tony pits Monica against Kevin to see if the dredge is more efficient than a modern washplant.
Todd uses dynamite to blast monster boulders and get to the gold, and Parker has to overcome a flood to get to a record gold count. Tony heads up the freezing Yukon River in his massive power barge.
As all three crews attempt to hit their final goals, a bare-knuckle fight on the Hoffman claim ends in recriminations and resignations. Tony’s plan to relocate his dredge hits a brick wall, and Parker records the biggest gold weigh of his life.
Wagers and Wars
Todd and Parker go head-to-head in a $100,000 bet over who will get the most gold this season. Tony sets sail on the Yukon River to revive his second monster dredge, and Parker makes a deal on new ground that leads to a dramatic showdown with Tony.
Blizzards and Bullets
A rogue gunman fires shots at the Hoffman crew. Frozen ground destroys Parker's bulldozers, and Tony starts to tear apart his 500-ton dredge.
The Viking vs. the Mechanic
Todd interferes with son Hunter's washplant, pushing their relationship to a breaking point. Parker battles to maneuver a 150-foot super conveyor, and Tony desperately needs his dredge to deliver gold. Frozen ice may derail his plans.
The Curse of the Fairplay Mountains
Todd races to construct a massive holding pond before a storm hits. Parker is furious when Rick's failure to manage the cut results in a shutdown. Tony undertakes a $600,000 dredge upgrade in an attempt to jump-start his season.
Son Dethrones Father
Parker fights rising floodwaters to save his cut. Hunter Hoffman shuts down his father, Todd, and Tony takes a convoy of military trucks on a treacherous journey to hunt down parts for his monster dredge.
Colorado Strikes Back
Todd shuts down his operations to support Freddy Dodge as he pleads with the county commissioners to allow him to mine his claim. Parker suffers as Rick's attempt to mine more horribly backfires. Tony's dredge is losing gold, and his son, Kevin, is forced to act.
As forest fires tear through the Klondike threatening to end Parker's season, his crew begins to desert. As Todd runs three washplants for the first time, his mechanic Juan is pushed to the breaking point. Tony is desperate to get his barge to run.
The Mighty Uppercut
Todd suspects sabotage when the crew is hit by a water crisis. Parker battles to move his monster washplant, Sluicifer. Tony orders Monica to fire up her washplant, but a rookie mistake shuts them down.
Gold Bars and Hail Marys
Todd is out of luck and ground until he makes a desperate play for new land. Parker's sitting pretty on a pile of gold, but pushes Rick too far. Tony attempts to jump start his season on a risky voyage up the Yukon River.
The Devil's Finger
Just when safety inspectors arrive, Todd's son, Hunter, commits a serious violation, costing him thousands of dollars. Parker is confronted by the owner of his new claim. Tony races against time to move the massive bucket-line of his second dredge.
The Holy Grail
Todd discovers a historic mine site that could turn his season around. Parker's parents arrive on his birthday with extraordinary gifts. Tony mounts a huge operation to replace a 24-ton bucket line then has fun racing with some of the Street Outlaws team.
Hoffman's crew witnesses a solar eclipse and gets a surprise ruling from the county, kick starting the season. Parker transforms Rick's operation while he's away. The Beets crew takes the helm of the family barge on the Yukon River and runs it aground.
Todd's son, Hunter, makes a rookie mistake that causes dysfunction in the team. Tony has to improvise to tear down his second dredge. Parker risks damaging his washplant as he races to finish his last cut at Scribner Creek.
The Father, The Son And The Holy Roller
Parker opens a brand new cut, but his crew gets stuck in the mud. Todd tries to get Hunter back on the team to assemble a new washplant and Tony's stuck up the creek without a barge.
Parker Schnabel takes on a massive washplant move on his own. Todd Hoffman races to set up new trommel and faces a medical emergency, while Tony's daughter, Monica, makes a $200,000 mistake.
Of Monsters and Men
Parker threatens to shutdown Rick's Indian River operation after production takes a dive. Disaster strikes when Tony's son, Kevin, takes a break to visit his girlfriend. Todd's crew scours the mountainside for gold after he gives them a shocking ultimatum.
Gold Rush: Parker v Beets
The backstory of the intense mining rivalry between Parker Schnabel and his former mentor, Tony Beets.
Planes, Cranes, and Virgin Claims
Parker suspects Tony of sabotage on his new ground and confronts him. Todd's new washplant hits the noise limits for local regulations and he must fix it with available materials. Tony takes on his biggest challenge yet in the teardown of his second dredge.
Parker buys his first ever Klondike claim, but gets an unpleasant shock when he test pans it. Todd uses chemical ingenuity to break a monster boulder that stands in his way to gold. Tony nearly loses a crew member as he tears down his second dredge.
Tony's dredge teardown hits a wall when they attempt to remove the heaviest piece yet. Todd's son, Hunter, demands a change of mine site if they're going to have a future. Parker makes a bid for independence on his own claim, but Tony stands in his way.
The Spoils of War
It's judgment day on Parker and Todd's 100-ounce, $100,000 bet made at the start of the season. Parker chases a record breaking $7.2 million dollar season total. Todd desperately tries to stop his crew from falling apart. Tony struggles to get his dredge to Dawson before the Yukon River freezes.
Declaration of Independence
New mine boss Rick gathers his crew of greenhorns and arrives in the Yukon ready to start his season. Parker and Tony face off over royalties and land access in a confrontation that threatens to end someone's season before it begins.
Rick faces mutiny from his crew of greenhorns. Parker visits his parents for advice and makes a decision that affects the rest of his season. Tony's barge hits trouble on its way back to Dawson to begin the rebuild of his second monster dredge.
Gods and Monsters
Rick hunts for a new wash plant with his crew. Parker must find a way to mine the gold to pay his deposit to Tony. Meanwhile, Tony orders his son to train up a new dredgemaster, but a vital piece of equipment is damaged and brings all work to a halt.
Disaster strikes when Rick fires up his wash plant for the first time. Parker tries a risky plan to keep the gold coming in and must choose a new foreman. Tony has to transport his tug, Kid Commando, to the dock for a crucial stability test.
The Return of Freddy Dodge
To save his season, Rick drafts a Gold Rush vet and former member of Team Hoffman. Chasing a record-breaking goal, Parker orders the unachievable. Tony and Monica fire up their wash plant as they battle to beat Parker to the gold.
New mine boss Rick is buckling under debt, and he needs to get this first gold weigh to prove himself to his crew. Parker attempts a treacherous river crossing, and Tony Beets hits a snag removing a massive piece of his million-dollar dredge.
Rick needs a quick fix from Freddy Dodge to keep his season on track. Parker races to get his second wash plant running, but struggles. Tony needs to re-float his sunken dredge and turns to a familiar face from the Hoffman crew for a solution.
Torrential rains hit the Klondike, and Parker and Rick battle to save their mining operations from flooding. Tony sends his son, Mike, on his first voyage as captain on his tug, the Kid Commando.
Parker battles to save his season when his biggest wash plant collapses. Rick makes a shocking discovery about his gold mining claim and turns to his dad for help. Tony races to finish dismantling his dredge, but a crucial piece comes crashing down.
Rick Ness and his dad work together to open a new cut. While Parker struggles with mechanical breakdowns, one of his crew suffers a terrible injury. Tony races to dismantle the final sections of his million-dollar dredge.
The flu brings Parker's operation to its knees and it's up to foreman Dean to keep the claim running. Rick's mechanic Carl is behaving strangely and reveals shocking news. Tony hits rock bottom as his entire operation grinds to a halt.
The Devil's Deadline
Rick is forced to ask Tony for help. Parker runs a 24-hour test of his ground and suffers another wash plant failure. Tony hauls the final piece of his million-dollar dredge from Thistle Creek and prepares to rebuild it.
Rick Ness and Freddy Dodge discover an issue with the wash plant that could cost thousands of dollars in gold. Parker risks using a dozer to move his biggest wash plant and Tony's daughter battles to keep their dream of a 6,000-ounce season alive.
Old School Heroes
Rick makes a disastrous mistake that shuts down his claim. Parker threatens a long time member of the crew with demotion, and Tony resurrects an ancient wash plant in an attempt to get back in the game.
Wedding Bells and Emergency Operations
Parker tasks Brennan with moving a wash plant in just 24 hours. Rick's crew struggles when someone falls prey to a life-threatening illness. Wedding bells ring as the Beets family prepares for the marriage of Tony's daughter Monica.
Parker crashes a jet boat resulting in a terrible injury. Frozen ground and machinery breakdowns threaten Rick's season. It's all hands on deck as Tony and his family finally start to rebuild his million-dollar second dredge.
Make It Rain
Tony and his family attempt a dangerous crane operation. Rick fights frozen ground to keep his season alive, and Parker pushes wash plant Sluicifer beyond the limit in a desperate bid to get every last ounce of gold from his ground.
Big Red is Dead
Parker is closing in on his colossal $7.2 million target, but wash plant Big Red is running out of pay dirt. After weeks of plummeting gold totals, Rick needs to run 24/7 to stand any chance of reaching his goal, and Tony makes a desperate play.
Parker's parents visit and offer help. Rick battles to reach 1,000 ounces before the weather freezes him out, and shocking news forces Tony to make a drastic decision about his season.
Brace for Impact
Rick and his crew fight to get as much gold as possible before they're shut down. Tony races to finish his second dredge, and Parker makes the riskiest move of the season.
Fire and Ice
While on target for $8.4 million dollars, Parker's wash plant catches fire. Rick and his crew finish their first mining season strong. Tony heads into the wilderness to find lost equipment and attempts to get his ancient dredge up and running.
Crisis in the Klondike
A crisis in the Klondike forces Parker, Rick and Tony to take massive gambles to strike it rich and hunt for gold on new grounds. The setback hits just as the price of gold spikes, sparking a new gold rush to the area.
A New Rush Begins
Parker bets millions on his crew sluicing in record time and is forced to make a hard decision when things don't go as planned. Rick rushes to fire up his washplant and find big nuggets. A showdown on the Indian River sends a Klondike legend scrambling.
The Nugget Hunter
Rick and his dad fly high into Keno mountains on a treasure hunt. Parker makes a decision about his crew that could determine the fate of his season. Tony checks a spot the old dredges missed and assesses which of his kids might take over one day.
Leave No Gold Behind
Parker second guesses the ground he's mining and questions his new foremen. Tony Beets makes a big decision to move the family's entire operation. Rick's mechanic arrives at a critical moment.
We're Gonna Need a Bigger Bucket
Parker throws down a huge engineering challenge to his team. Rick decides to make a major upgrade to his operation. Mike and Monica Beets team up to open more ground.
Monster Red Lives
In search of big nuggets, Rick buys a monster wash plant. A flood puts Tony Beets' new claim into jeopardy. Parker needs to move Big Red in record time to get back on the gold.
The Beets discover what could be the motherlode. Rick faces an impossible decision: mine gold or put together his new washplant. Parker tests his new co-foreman with the claim's most important machine.
Rick races to get Monster Red running after losing his only way to mine gold. A dangerous storm shuts down Parker's operation. The Beets family pushes to get Monica's potentially gold-rich cut up and running.
No Time For Redemption
Tensions rise when Parker introduces a new crewmember and a radical plan. The Beets family runs an important test on daughter Monica's Hunker Creek claim that could make or break their season. Rick calls on Freddy Dodge to fix Monster Red.
When the Levee Breaks
Rick's season hangs in the balance when an engineering disaster shuts him down. Parker sinks a ton of money into a new claim. Tony gets a third operation running. Dustin discovers a secret gold cave that could hold millions. Fred prospects a new waterfall.
Rise of the Machines
Rick tries to outsmart a vital piece of equipment that has a mind of its own. Parker splurges on a brand new toy to get more gold. The Beets bring in a hired gun to turn around the season.
Million-Dollar Pay Day
Parker gambles big and splits his crew in search of a massive score. Rick calls in a mining legend to save his season. The Beets move heaven and earth to get all three kids bringing in gold.
Nuggets or Bust
Rick brings in a secret weapon in his hunt for big nuggets. Tony's confronted with a catastrophic issue at his settling pond. Parker makes a risky decision when he hires a friend with no mining experience to help the crew get ahead.
After pulling the plug on his operation, Rick is thrown a lifeline that will determine the rest of his mining season. Parker and Tony battle frozen paydirt.
And Then There Was One
Tony's back down to one operation running and threatens his entire season. Parker's crew must move washplant Big Red in order to meet his goal of mining his entire ground this season. Rick runs his washplant at maximum speed and has surprising results.
Parker Doubles Down
Parker makes a big move to double his output and bring in more gold. The Beets' face catastrophe when their only remaining operation grinds to a halt. Just as Rick gets Monster Red dialed in, huge rocks threaten to shut him down for good.
Rebellion at Duncan Creek
A machine failure leads to an explosive uprising on Rick's claim. Parker's crew races to build a mountain of pay dirt. Tony decides to run 24/7 to increase his gold total.
Monica races to run newly thawed pay dirt that could save the season. Parker constructs a megapond to keep his operation running. Rick troubleshoots a problem with his wash plant and gears up to end his season strong.
Bring in the Big Guns
Rick confronts his landowners. Tony makes a massive purchase. Parker searches for new ground.
Rally in the Valley
Rick hits a gold layer that may save his season. Parker's crew takes big risks in Death Valley. Tony turns a corner.
At the end of his season Parker closes in on a record gold total. Rick rolls the dice on a new piece of ground. Tony turns to Hunker Creek for a final score.
The Perfect Storm
As gold prices spike to record highs and the cost of fuel plummets, Parker, Rick and Tony race to take advantage of the perfect conditions. But after the worldwide lockdown delayed the start of the season, there's less time than ever to cash in.
Parker expands to a second cut and puts his trust in a rookie foreman. Tony battles the cursed cut. Rick fires up his plant on rich ground. Greenhorn Fred Lewis calls in a mining legend.
The Fast and The Furious
Parker's new strategy to build a war chest creates an engineering challenge, igniting a flare up with his foremen. Rick pulls in his first gold of the season. Fred calls in reinforcements.
Breaking the Piggy Bank
Tony gambles on a hidden strip of paydirt. Parker's crew works overtime to run both wash plants in hope of a big payoff. Rick scrambles to keep is small crew running.
Rick bets nearly all his gold on a new machine that could transform his operation. Tony resurrects an abandoned secret weapon. Parker hires new crew members to make up for lost time.
Big Red vs. Sluicifer
A competition erupts between Parker's two wash plant teams. Tony discovers a pile of lost gold. Fred Lewis' and veteran crew fire up The Colonel and face an unexpected setback.
Rick's Sixth Sense
Rick risks his season on a hunch that he's discovered new hot spot. Tony mobilizes an arsenal to cash in on lost gold. Fred's veteran crew fight old equipment.
Lost Gold of Paradise Hill
Tony fires up a second plant to haul in gold left behind by the old-timers. Tensions rise when Parker departs for Alaska, leaving Mitch in charge. Rick faces disaster when he his sluice box springs a leak.
Back to Alaska
Parker returns to Alaska to prospect new ground and expand his empire. Rick digs deep for big gold in a cut he hopes will deliver the biggest weigh in of the season. Fred's crew member Johnny comes up with unique fix to their water problem.
Parker returns to the Klondike and records the biggest gold haul of his career. Tony travels deep into the wilderness to resurrect of a gold-catching monster. Rick's forced to find better ground. Fred makes a big change to get on the gold.
Parker brokers a deal with Tony to open a new cut on the Indian River. Tony's new trommel build gets derailed when a fire breaks out. Fred's greenhorn crew steps up to keep the Colonel running and on the gold.
Parker cleans out the gold-rich Promiseland and risks losing Sluicifer during a move to new ground. The Beets try to supercharge their season with Tony's massive new trommel. Rick turns back to Monster Red in hopes of a record season.
Got Your Six
Tony cleans up big with the old timer's lost gold. On the brink of ending his season, Fred Lewis' team begins to crack, forcing him to make a big a decision. Rick cashes in his gold to fund his season, leaving his crew to keep the season on track.
Freddy to the Rescue
Parker's crew tallies up all the gold from the Last Cut and rushes to mine out the Airstrip Cut. Freddy and Juan answer an SOS call from Fred Lewis. Tony drains a massive holding pond to get his operation back up and running.
The Viking Detective
Parker and crew face a potentially catastrophic flood at the Airstrip Cut. Tony uncovers a secret patch of gold-rich ground at Paradise Hill and logs his biggest gold weigh of the year. Rick throttles up his operation with a new water system.
No Questions Asked
Fred discovers a promising new section of ground under the old Mayor's house. Parker's co-foreman Mitch is confronted with a family crisis. Rick turns to the King of Klondike to keep his operation running.
When mechanic Carl is forced to leave the claim for an emergency surgery, Rick's team bands together to stay on the gold. Fred's crew step up after their loader dies. Tony pays the price for ignoring a long overdue upgrade.
The $6 Million Cut
Parker's record-setting pace rests in the hands of mechanic Shane Smith. Tony taps out the Megacut and pivots to open more ground. Fred calls on Mitch to help fine tune his operation.
Clear Eyes, Full Pans
Rick bets on a new stretch of ground that pays out with a monster nugget. Parker confronts Brennan over a missed opportunity. Tony digs up a relic that could lead him to virgin ground.
Attack or Retreat
After a key piece of equipment dies, Fred decides if it's time to pull the plug. Parker's crew struggle to keep up their breakneck pace when a conveyor belt goes down. Rick prospects some of the richest ground he's ever mined.
In the final days of the season, Parker's record-breaking season rides on an unproven wash plant. Rick redirects a river to hit big gold. Tony returns to the old timer's honey hole. Fred scrambles for a future.
Parker bets on a risky claim and loses a key team member. Tony storms a new cut with a fleet of new mega machines. Rick's skeleton crew pulls off a miracle. Fred heads to Klondike seeking an alliance.
Battle of the Greenhorns
Parker pivots to a new cut, hoping to reverse his cash flow. Rick's season rests in the hands of a green mechanic. Tony taps a favorite honey hole and welcomes a new addition. Fred finds gold in the wilderness.
Crash and Berm
Rick's crew races to rescue a greenhorn and her rock truck. In a rush to get on the gold, Parker's team sends water flooding into their claim. Tony's team attempts a Stone Age fix to keep his operation running.
$9 Million Mistake
Tony's confronted with news that throws him into a tailspin. Fred banks his first gold of the season. Parker's crew stalls out at the Airstrip.
Crank It Up
To fuel his big gamble Parker cranks up Sluicifer. Fred faces being shut down after a surprise inspection. On a hunt for new ground, Brennan sinks Rick’s massive 475 bulldozer.
The Hunker Creek Curse
Tony returns to defeat the Hunker Creek curse and bank some quick gold. Rick puts Brennan in charge of finding new ground. Fred bets big on a new wash plant.
Parker returns to Promised Land but the claim owner's grandson threatens to derail a big pay day. Tony calls in his secret weapon to get down to pay at the new 80 pup cut. Fred risks destroying the new wash plant when hauling down a steep road.
The King's Gambit
Parker hatches a cunning move to limit the royalties he pays Tony at the Airstrip. Tony's sons fight frozen pay at 80 Pup and a sluice box disaster. Rick gets helps from an unexpected person.
Saving Rick's Bacon
Parker breaks out Big Red to double his gold and feed the gamble at Mud Mountain. Rick's wash plant Rocky disintegrates in front of his own eyes. Fred's ready to sluice when he gets bad news from Freddy and Juan.
Fred kicks off his first week of sluicing and the team gathers for the critical first gold weigh. Tony faces an unexpected repair at 80 Pup. Freddy and Juan soup up a massive trommel to bring in big gold for a pair of young miners.
Glory Hole on the Hill
Parker's crew sinks a loader setting up Big Red and clocks in their first double-gold weigh of the year. Tony discovers a gold rich glory hole at the Megacut. Rick calls on Freddy and Juan to help keep Rocky alive.
Robbing Parker to Pay Parker
Rick returns to the Deep Cut to settle the score. Parker does the unthinkable to get down to gold at Mud Mountain. Fred sends his son-in-law packing when he crosses the line.
Balls on the Table
Rick pivots to chase a vein of gold-rich paydirt that’s bankrupted other Keno miners. Parker heads to Alaska to prospect, leaving Mitch with a difficult decision to make at the Airstrip. Tony targets white channel paydirt to turn his season around.
Parker gambles 100 ounces to prospect Little Eldorado Creek in Alaska. Fred confronts a crew member with a secret. Rick launches a risky mission to rescue Monster Red. Tony’s crew sink the new D11 chasing gold rich white channel pay.
The Secret Pay Layer
Parker gets a lead on virgin ground at Cleary Creek in Alaska. Rick puts Brennan to the test as the night foreman in the Rally Valley. A quick fix on Tony’s trommel feeder balloons into a major headache.
The $4 Million Question
Parker finally runs paydirt and weighs his first gold from Mud Mountain. Fred scrambles to locate a better way to clean his increasing gold hauls. Tony invents a faster way to move excavators and stay on the white channel gold.
Rick strikes a pay layer in a sea of Rally Valley overburden. Fred speeds up the team's gold production at California Creek, resulting in a devastating setback. Tony's determined to put an end to his wet paydirt problems at 80 Pup.
Rebirth of Monster Red
Rick soups up Monster Red to battle the rocky and increasingly rich Rally Valley pay. Parker tasks Tyson with running Bad Cut on a skeleton crew. Fred fights a flood to stay on the gold.
Gold at Last
Parker risks destroying Big Red to finally find Mud Mountain's big gold. Rick's forced to slow down his operation when massive rocks threaten to destroy Monster Red. Tony heads to the Yukon River for a quick cash infusion.
As gold from Mud Mountain rolls in Parker's crew builds a massive pad to get through the Ugly Cut in record time. Fred forms an unexpected partnership to double his gold. Tony revives his Indian River plans.
Whatever It Takes
Rick calls in his secret weapon to get down to the Rally Valley pay layer. Parker splurges big to keep his operation running. Fred's new alliance with the Claytons is tested when their cut is flooded.
Rally Valley Bonanza
Rick finally hits the rich pay layer in Rally Valley and accelerates his plans. Tony prospects new ground in Keno. Tensions rise on California Creek when a one-two punch shuts down Fred and the Clayton's wash plant.
While hauling in gold-rich Mud Mountain pay, Parker’s team missteps and cripples Big Red. Rick's red-hot honey hole floods with only days left in the season. Tony heads back to Hunker, determined to reverse the curse.
Buckets Full of Gold
Parker discovers if his $5-million Mud Mountain gamble will deliver another record gold total. Rick dials up Monster Red in his quest for a record-breaking season. Fred's crew delivers a surprise payout. Tony squeezes his last gold out of Paradise Hill.
A Seismic Shift
Parker bites off more than he can chew when he brokers a big deal. Tony digs deep to chase a record-breaking gold haul. Fred Lewis cashes out all his savings but disaster strikes when he reaches his claim. Rick Ness is missing in action.
Searching for Rick Ness
Parker gets devastating news and faces off with the biggest landowner in Alaska. Rick Ness surfaces. Tony pressures the kids to deliver the first gold of the season. Fred battles the glacier blocking his gold. The Clayton brothers seek redemption.
Parker gambles on shutting down his operation to bank big gold. The Claytons uncover rich ground at Golden Acres and need a quick payday to fund their move. The Mikes tag team opening a new cut at Tony's Paradise Hill.
Tony battles to save his cuts and millions of dollars in gold when snow melt swamps Paradise Hill. Parker brings in a novice miner from Australia to supercharge his operation. Fred's head is nearly taken off when sourcing a new wash plant.
Fred engineers an ice dam and makes a surprising gold discovery. Parker's crew pivots to the Easy Street cut but a washed-out road stops them dead. Tony uses an excavator cheat code to bust through permafrost.
Fight Iron with Iron
Parker fights muddy ground as he opens his biggest cut of the season and churns through Easy Street pay. Fred discovers a new paystreak that changes the course of his season. Tony gets two dozers stuck stripping to pay at the Blue and Cold Cut.
Valley of Prayers
Parker fires up Sluicifer to tackle the massive Bear Cut. Fred faces financial ruin when the dozer he desperately needs gets held up in Dawson City. The Clayton brothers go on a treasure hunt to save their season.
Parker hauls Big Red into the massive Bear Cut as the team chases an epic milestone. Tony taps out a honey hole when he hits even more permafrost on the hill. Fred boots up Sergeant Sluice for the first time.
Parker tasks Mitch with mining out an old road built on virgin ground but problems jeopardize access to both of his washplants. Fred finally gets his monster dozer delivered, only to have it break down. Tony welcomes a new crew into the "Cursed Cut."
Little Red Rocket
Parker heads to Alaska on a mission to find a wash plant and kickstart the Alaska operation. The Claytons face a major setback on the road to Golden Acres. Tony’s trommel falters at the worst possible time.
Tony's Golden Nights
To double his gold, Tony gambles on a crop of greenhorns to work the night shift. Fred's crewmember is injured in a freak accident. The Claytons resurrect a beaten-up conveyor to increase gold production.
Parker opens the first cut on his Alaskan claim with ragtag group miners recruited from social media. Tony faces an engineering disaster when a dike bursts. Fred's rock truck trouble forces him to pivot to stay on Freedom Cut gold.
Parker's Big Payday
Parker's crew tears through Klondike ground and takes on a new runway project. Fred faces off with his son when the excavator breaks, again. Tony loses his two biggest dozers in a matter of minutes when he expands the Blue Cut.
Who's the Boss
With Parker in Alaska, Tyson risks bringing in new recruits to get Slucifer back on the gold. Tony’s Westchester crew calls in a favor that pays off big. The Claytons face a family emergency.
The Last Frontier
Parker battles for his first Alaska gold and a triple clean out. Dave Turin returns with a shocking proposal at Glacier Creek. Tony moves mountains to drain the gold-rich 80 Pup Cut. Fred calls up a combat buddy for help.
Parker's crew is hit with a series of mysterious breakdowns at the Airstrip. Fred's mechanic must decode a washplant belt issue to stay on Freedom Cut gold. Dave's team digs into virgin ground on Glacier Creek.
Parker barrels towards his first Alaska gold weigh but a flood in the Wolf Cut could derail everything. Tony makes a mammoth discovery. The Clayton Brothers finally reach Golden Acres and start stripping.
Tensions rise between Fred and the Clayton Brothers when a borrowed machine comes back broken. Parker's wash plant Big Red turns into a problem child. Dave's crew struggles to get through the rocky Three Amigos paydirt.
Big Toys, Big Problems
Tony pivots his crew to the 80 Pup cut but a water pump failure stops them cold. Fred levels up his operation with a big piece of iron. A flood threatens to derail the Clayton Brothers season and prevent them from reaching Golden Acres.
Parker gets down to paydirt at the Wolf Cut in Alaska but disaster strikes when the crew hits an old mine shaft. Dave goes deeper in search of his last gold. A mistake on Tony's crew sends a $500,000 wash plant crashing to the ground.
Trial by Parker
Parker visits Fred's claim and delivers a devastating verdict that brings the operation to a screeching halt. A truck accident on Parker's claim leads to a harrowing rescue attempt. Tony's crew at the Hunker Cut face a monster flood.
The Alaska Verdict
Parker battles a massive flood and weighs his first gold from virgin ground in Alaska. The Clayton brothers pray for a bonanza as they finally start mining Golden Acres. Tony brings in a secret weapon to open new ground.
Tony mounts a major rescue to save a sinking excavator. Tensions rise when Fred brings in an old friend. The Clayton brothers risk training two young greenhorn miners to work the night shift.
Runway to Redemption
Parker returns to the Klondike and drops a bombshell on his crew to make up for the Alaska debacle. Fred and son Christopher face off over the nightshift. Tony’s Winchester Crew cash out for the season.
Panama Canal Jackpot
Parker's push for a record season could cost him a wash plant. Tony gambles on resurrecting a 30-year-old beast to finish the season. The Claytons must make a big move to reach the ground under their wash plant.
Parker pivots to the Panama Canal cut as he guns to clean out his Indian River claims. The Beets crew discover a glory hole that could put them over the top. Fred throws a Hail Mary in the Freedom Cut. The Clayton brothers get an ultimatum from their dad.