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Gold Rush

Gold Rush
  • Rating: 7.20
  • Year of issue: 2010
  • Genres: Reality TV
  • Countries: United States
  • Duration: 45 minutes

A reality TV show that follows crews mining the gold placer deposits of the Yukon Territory.

  • 1. No Guts, No Glory
    When the going gets tough, the tough seek new frontiers. Six recession-hit patriots from Oregon become greenhorn old miners and head north to Alaska to dig for gold and save themselves from financial ruin.
  • 2. Gold, Guns and Bears
    The greenhorn miners are at risk when a mechanical accident threatens to close mining season.
  • 3. Running Dirt
    The crew races to set up the mining plant and start running dirt. When the families arrive from Oregon and question the lack of gold and the men's only mechanic becomes dangerously ill, the tension builds so high Dorsey and Todd come to blows
  • 4. The Ultimate Price
    The team attempts to finally run dirt through the wash plant. But a visit from the Department of Fish and Game reveals a violation, jeopardizing their vital water supply to the mine. Then disaster strikes asTodd's daughter fights for her life.
  • 5. The Pain Barrier
    The miners continue to run dirt but an equipment malfunction brings the operation to a halt. Meanwhile, James Harness collapses and Jimmy Dorsey drives a wedge between himself and the crew when he takes on an extra job to earn cash.
  • 6. Gold Fever
    After 80 days, the miners are behind schedule and out of money. They need to find $10,000 worth of gold within two days or the families will be sent home. Meanwhile, after Dorsey struggles with the wave table, tensions flare and fists fly.
  • 10. Never Say Die
    With the arctic winter looming, the crew races against the clock. Rain and thawing snow flood the mine and Jack puts his life on the line as the glory hole caves in around the massive 100,000 pound excavator.
  • 11. Full Disclosure
    The Hoffman crew spent five months and over quarter of a million dollars in a desperate attempt to find gold in Alaska. This special episode reveals what went wrong and how the guys plan to hit the mother lode next season.
  • 70. Shutdown, But Not Out
    As gold prices hit record highs, Parker, Rick, and Tony are poised to have their biggest gold hauls ever. But a global pandemic may end their seasons before they even begin. With an economy on the brink of collapse, each man must forge a new path.
  • 81. Show Me the Gold
    A mine boss' foreman is the most important role on the mine site.
  • 82. Band of Brothers
    Fred's crew reveal how they went from the battlefields to the goldfields.
  • 1. Twist of Fate
    The Hoffmans have to find gold and fast. The crew arrives in Porcupine Creek reinvigorated and in record time, they are on the gold. But just they celebrate their best clean out ever, “Dakota Fred” returns and drops a bombshell on Todd, Jack and crew.
  • 2. Virgin Ground
    The Hoffman crew heads north to the Klondike in a desperate bid to find a new claim and salvage their mining season. 16 year old Parker Schnabel takes over the Big Nugget Mine, while Dakota Fred fills in holes at Porcupine Creek.
  • 3. Family Feud
    Jack and Todd 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.
  • 4. Slippery Slope
    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.
  • 5. 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 paystreak or about to go bust. Then, Fred is forced to abandon mining as floods in North Dakota destroy his home.
  • 6. Lovestruck
    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 after facing the loss of his North Dakota home.
  • 7. 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 wash plant and rebuild. In his quest for virgin ground at Smith Creek, Parker turns into a lumberjack to get back on the gold.
  • 7. Going for Broke
    With winter weather closing in, a gold recovery expert comes to help the rookies. Todd discovers a major design flaw in the equipment and is forced to make huge modifications. With the credit cards maxed out, he is forced to take desperate measures.
  • 8. On the Gold
    With the washplant prepped, the Hoffman crew finally has their first clean-out of the season. Back in Alaska, Dakota Fred works furiously to win his “more gold in a week” bet that he made with Jack. At Big Nugget, Parker clashes with his grandfather when John wants to shut down the wash plant.
  • 8. Bad Blood
    After a hundred days in Porcupine Creek, the miners have dug themselves into a deep financial hole. The claim's owner wants to be paid and brings in a veteran outsider to turn the operation around, leading to high tension around the claim.
  • 9. Bedrock or Bust
    Desperate to get to bedrock and large quantities of gold, Todd and Jack throw caution to the wind and dig deeper than ever before. With the brutal Alaskan winter threatening, they battle floods, cave-ins and equipment breakdowns.
  • 9. 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. Parker does the work of two men until an argument with his mother threatens to shut him down.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. Rock Bottom
    A broken excavator sidelines the Hoffman crew; Parker Schnabel returns the mine to his grandfather; efforts to reopen a mine beget a clash between the Dakota boys.
  • 12. Bedrock Gold
    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 35oz season haul into a solid gold bar.
  • 13. Man Down
    A heart attack has 91 year-old mining legend John Schnabel battling for 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.
  • 14. 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. John Schnabel returns to the Big Nugget Mine after his heart attack.
  • 1. Million Dollar Season
    Loaded with bonus footage, production facts and tweets. Todd doubles down with two claims, twice the crew and twice the gear. Dakota Fred's glory hole is thought to contain millions in gold. Parker hires a new crew and sets his sights on new land.
  • 2. The Wrong Claim
    Dave faces disaster when he finds his new claim is un-minable. Todd is thousands of dollars in the hole and the 1000 ounce goal looks impossible. The Dakota boys face the threat of historic floods and Parker desperately needs to secure new ground.
  • 3. Secret Weapons
    Todd does a deal on a new gold-rich claim to get Dave's crew back in action.The Dakota boys hire new miners and one is quickly terminated. Todd junks his old wash plant, and replaces it with the new Super-Trommel, and Parker sets an unprecedented goal to get $40,000 worth of gold in his first week.
  • 4. Battle of the Bridge
    Todd Receives a suprise visit from his investor; a broken-down bulldozer causes problems for Dave Turin's crew.
  • 5. The Ultimatum
    Todd's chief investor demands to see 100 ounces of gold in the next three weeks, or he will pull the plug on the Klondike operation. At Indian River, Dave Turin is on the gold. Parker's crew goes into meltdown when he forces them to replace a bridge, while Fred attempts to make a precision part for the 270's track out of scrap metal.
  • 6. Game Changer
    Parker sets a hefty goal; Dave's mine faces a potential shutdown.
  • 7. Road To Gold
    Todd and his crew finally get to test the new Turbo Trommel. Dave pushes his crew to double their last clean out. The Dakota Boys receive a visit from an inspector with the power to shut down their mine and Parker brings in dynamite to blast a boulder.
  • 8. Up Smith Creek
    Todd faces closure; Parker receives bad news from his grandfather.
  • 9. Leprechaun Gold
    Parker finds out about the fate of his Grandpa. Todd has to rebuild his turbo trammel, Indian River faces a shutdown and the Dakota boys investigate whether the Glory Hole is truly an ancient waterfall.
  • 10. Dozer Wars
    Todd and Dave go to war over the dozer they both need to keep mining and Todd banks on finding virgin ground beneath a pile of dredge tailings. Parker faces a crew rebellion and Dakota Fred attacks the Glory Hole with his secret weapon- the bedrock shark.
  • 11. Pink Slip
    Parker hits bedrock at Emerson Trench; Todd shuts down the Quartz Creek operation; and Dave has a mishap with a bulldozer.
  • 12. The Merger
    Todd forces his crew and Dave's crew to merge into one team. The Dakota Boys use their new equipment to get back down to the bottom of the Glory Hole. Parker risks his life to get paydirt from an abandoned mine site down a dangerous mountain road.
  • 13. The Night Shift
    Tensions mount between the dayshift and nightshift as Todd pushes his men 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.
  • 14. Bedrock Blowout
    Todd pushes the Big Red washplant to near breaking point on his best ground yet. 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.
  • 15. Redemption Road
    Out of Indian River paydirt, Todd comes up with a risky plan to hit his 1,000 ounce goal. A bad fall could put Fred out of the game, leaving Dustin to dig the glory hole. Parker worries his season is over but his grandpa is convinced he's near the motherlode.
  • 16. The Motherlode
    Winter strikes and the miners wage the final battle for the mother lode. The Hoffmans pull out a secret weapon to thaw frozen gold-rich paydirt. Dustin plunges into the freezing waters of the Glory Hole and Parker mines the last ground at Big Nugget.
  • 1. South America - Peruvian Gold
    Turf wars with local miners present challenges in the Season 4 premiere.
  • 2. South America - Chilean Gold
    The crew prospect on a remote beach in Chile.
  • 3. South America - Guyanese Gold
    After striking out in Chile and Peru, the Hoffman crew, short on time and money, set their sights on finding gold in Guyana's jungles.
  • 4. South America - The Frozen North
    Parker Schnabel leaves home to start his own operation; in Alaska, the Dakota boys look for the source of the gold in Porcupine Creek.
  • 5. South America: Ends of the Earth
    The production crew follows the miners on their dangerous quest for gold as they traverse treacherous mountain passes, unstable riverboats and a fast flowing river.
  • 7. Paid in Full
    Todd makes a startling discovery while searching for new ground; Parker tries to stop Todd from repossessing his dozer; Fred prematurely gives up on his glory hole.
  • 8. Jungle Boogie
    Todd switches to diamond mining; Dustin is stranded in the mountains during an electrical storm; Parker's wash plant is destroyed.
  • 9. Ready to Roll
    Filming in the jungles of South America and in the frozen North.
  • 10. Blowout
    A tropical storm floods the Hoffman's operation; Dave must dive into the pit; Parker runs a washplant; the Dakota boys get a clean-up.
  • 11. Death of a Dream
    Dave is forced to dive deep into the pit when a tropical storm floods the Hoffman's operation.
  • 12. The Resurrection
    Todd faces eviction; Parker modifies his plant; Dustin gets real mining equipment to Cahoon Creek.
  • 13. Fantasy Land
    Todd's claim owner forces a change of plans; Grandpa makes a radical suggestion while visiting Parker; Dustin fights to reach mountain gold.
  • 14. Medevac
    Todd’s claim owner forces a change to the mining plan. Grandpa visits Parker and makes a radical suggestion that the crew believes to be pure fantasy. Dustin fights to reach his first mountain gold.
  • 15. Medevac
    An emergency in the jungle forces Todd to airlift one of his men to safety. Tony Beets becomes furious when he finds that Parker has moved his whole operation over the creek. The Dakota boys may be forced to abandon their hole.
  • 16. Man on Wire
    Jack destroys the washplant forcing Dave to find a new way to run their dirt. Frozen pay disrupts Parker’s operation and threatens to end his season early. Dustin participates in a dangerous operation.
  • 17. Day of Reckoning
    Todd’s claim owner arrives unannounced to take stock of the Hoffman’s operation. Dustin returns from the mountains just in time for the final clean up. Unwilling to admit defeat, Parker uses a new piece of equipment to thaw his frozen paydirt.
  • 18. Grandpa's Last Wish
    John convinces Parker and Payson to work together in Big Nugget.
  • 19. Unearthed
    Fred copes with a dying wife; Todd loses gold; a murder in the jungle; a preview of the next season.
  • 1. New Blood
    Returning for Season 5 is Parker, who proved himself in his rookie season mining the Klondike when he brought in over 1,000 ounces of gold worth $1.4 million. This time around, he's set a lofty goal to double his take.

    Todd is also back after hitting rock bottom in the jungles of Guyana, South America, where he lost his land, most of his money, and ultimately his crew.

    Finally, Tony aka “The Viking,” and his team return after buying a $1 million, 75-year-old floating gold dredge he hopes will be his ticket to wealth.
  • 2. From the Ashes
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  • 3. Golden Boy
    Parker fights with the crew about running at night; Tony twists an important steel frame on the dredge; Todd, Jack and Thurber work on their first clean up.
  • 4. Viking Ship
    Todd is forced to sell his gold to get the mining equipment he needs.
  • 5. Hard Bargain
    Dave agrees to work with the Hoffman crew; Tony has a close call; Parker and Rick fight.
  • 6. Cursed Cut
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  • 7. ElDorado Dream
    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.
  • 8. Mammoth Channel
    The sons of the Klondike return for more gold digging; the Hoffmans try to rebuild their reputation; the Beets family attempts to rise again.
  • 9. Mammoth Gold
    Parker goes from a fifteen-year-old boy who learns from his grandfather to a twenty-one-year-old major player in the Klondike.
  • 10. Parker Comes of Age
    Todd's crew discovers that finding prehistoric mammoth tusks brings good luck; Tony rebuild his wash plant; Parker opens the biggest cut of his life in an attempt to get more gold than his rival.
  • 11. Parker's 21st
    The sons of the Klondike return for more gold; the Hoffmans try to rebuild their reputation; Parker could be on borrowed time.
  • 11. Parker's Accident
    Parker's car is totaled in a head-on collision; rock trucks go head-to-head on a dangerous haul road; Tony starts to rebuild his dredge.
  • 12. Ship of Fools
    Parker and his grandfather hunt for a new Klondike claim; Tony's operation stalls when the dredge crew runs out of bolts; Todd's crew discards paydirt.
  • 12. Captain Monica
    Monica covers Tony's dredging operation. Elsewhere, Parker attempts a large haul.
  • 13. Crew War
    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.
  • 13. Piles of Gold
    Todd and Dave disagree about how to mine, but reap large rewards; Tony and Parker go to war over bedrock gold; Minnie steals Tony's dredge crew.
  • 14. Gold Road
    Logan has an accident with the rock truck; the Hoffman crew aims for a huge weigh-in; Parker finds his new cut frozen solid; Tony installs the heaviest part of his dredge.
  • 14. Goldzilla Gold
    Hoffman deals with a feud between his day and night staff. Elsewhere, Tony and Gene have a disagreement about operations while Parker's wash plant is producing pay.
  • 15. Rogue Miner
    Todd and Dave get bulldozers stuck in deep mud; Parker breaks an excavator; Parker's crew struggles with frozen ground; Tony rushes to finish the dredge.
  • 15. Million Dollar Mountain
    Todd and Dave get a pair of dozers stuck in deep mud while trying to open a new cut; Parker breaks an excavator while struggling with frozen ground.
  • 16. Dead Even
    The sons of the Klondike return for more gold digging; the Hoffmans try to rebuild their reputation; Parker could be on borrowed time; the Beets family may rise again.
  • 16. The Monster Lives
    Parker mines an island of paydirt; the Hoffman crew puts rock trucks out of commission; Tony finds an electrical problem.
  • 17. Golden Bombshell
    The sons of the Klondike return for more gold digging.
  • 17. Rivers of Gold
    Parker diverts a creek in order to mine a pile of gold in the riverbed; Tony's crew is upset over fitting the tailings conveyor; Jack is accused of sabotage.
  • 18. Klondike Legend
    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 offseason home in the desert.
  • 18. Frozen Gold
    The Hoffmans' sluicebox is frozen; Tony tries to run his dredge, but discovers a lost part of his bucket line; equipment issues hinder Parker.
  • 19. Hundreds of Ounces
    The Hoffman crew tries to reach their season goal; Tony tries to run the gold dredge, but finds himself shipwrecked; Parker makes a push to hit his goal.
  • 20. Millions in Gold
    Parker faces mutiny; the Hoffmans get a large dozer; Tony makes one last attempt at getting the dredge working; Parker, Tony and Todd discuss the season.
  • 20. Frozen Pay
    Parker must divert a creek and mine; Tony breaks his dredge buckets; Todd doubles down with a second monster washplant.
  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Eye in the Sky
    Todd Hoffman has his back against the wall when his new Oregon mine fails to deliver. Parker Schnabel’s new $600,000 washplant breaks down on its first start-up and Tony Beets takes to the sky to check up on his children.
  • 2. Gold Ship
    Tony finally succeeds in getting his 75-year-old dredge mining for gold; Grandpa John is rushed to the hospital.
  • 3. Eye in the Sky
    Todd returns to the Klondike to collect Monster Red while Parker confronts tough negotiator Tony over royalties and receives a shock offer.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 4. Mutiny
    Todd finally finds good gold at his new High Bar mine. Parker gives his foreman Rick his own operation and when Tony and Minnie decide to cut the dredge crew's pay, a key crew member calls it quits.
  • 5. Misery on the Mountain
    Todd battles to get the fifty 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 errors which cost him thousands of dollars.
  • 5. Jack's Gold Shack
    As Parker's frustration boils over, he must look at his own attitude; at Eureka Creek, Tony Beets gets hands-on with his creaking 1938 gold dredge.
  • 6. Treasure Island
    At McKinnon Creek, Todd Hoffman and his crew are doing their utmost to extract 2700 ounces of gold, but the pressure is beginning to get to them.
  • 6. Misery on the Mountain
    Todd battles to get the fifty 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 errors which cost him thousands of dollars.
  • 7. Watery Grave
    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 wash-plant doesn't work in their new mine.
  • 8. Mega Barge & Kid Commando
    Todd digs deeper than ever before in a desperate quest for gold; Tony heads down the Yukon River; and Parker's pricey wash-plant begins to shake apart.
  • 9. Record Gold
    Tony breaks records with the biggest gold haul in series history; Parker struggles to save his wash-plant; and Todd finally strikes gold after seven weeks at the Buckland.
  • 10. Go Down Fighting
    Todd Hoffman hits rock bottom when, after seven seasons, a key crew member quits. Tony Beets transforms some rusty relics into a monster power barge, and a troubled Parker Schnabel misses his own birthday party.
  • 11. Game Over
    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.
  • 12. Abandonment
    Todd struggles to continue mining after his crew quits; Parker recklessly damages his truck's air hoses while transporting the wash plant; and Tony discovers his dredge is blowing gold out of the sluices.
  • 13. Monster Machines
    The washplants featured on Gold Rush have trapped more than $18 million worth of gold; a look at which monster machines have made and lost the most money.
  • 14. Parker vs. Rick
    Rick outperforms Parker on his new Indian River claim; Tony's dredge suffers a disastrous failure, threatening his season; there's hope for Todd's crew in Colorado.
  • 15. Parker vs. Rick
    Rick outperforms Parker on his new Indian River claim. Tony’s dredge suffers a catastrophic failure, threatening his season. Todd Hoffman’s skeleton crew finally sees good gold at their new mine in Colorado.
  • 16. Excavator Down
    Todd Hoffman eats humble pie when he begs his old crew to return, Parker Schnabel loses an excavator in a swamp and Tony Beets gives his daughter Monica her own operation.
  • 17. Double Trouble
    The Hoffman crew opens a second mine in Colorado; Parker Schnabel tries out a new mechanic who fails to get approval from Mitch; Tony Beets sets sail in a power-barge up the mighty Yukon river.
  • 18. Cruelest Cut
    Circumstances force Parker Schnabel to call his dad in to help his struggling operation; Todd Hoffman has the best clean-up of the season; Tony Beets' daughter Monica starts bringing home the gold.
  • 20. Dredge vs. Washplant
    Todd finds monster nuggets on the top of a mountain; Parker and Rick struggle with a conveyor; Tony pits Monica against Kevin to see if the dredge is more efficient than a modern washplant.
  • 21. Final Fury
    Todd uses dynamite to blast monster boulders and get to the gold, Parker has to overcome a flood to get to a record gold count and Tony heads up the freezing Yukon River in his massive power barge.
  • 1. Wagers and Wars
    Parker and Todd go head to head as they lay down the exact same gold-weight goal for their season, whilst Tony Beets fires up his second ancient dredge.
  • 2. Blizzards and Bullets
    A rogue gunman fires shots at the Hoffman crew; frozen ground destroys Parker Schnabel's dozers; Tony Beets starts to tear apart his 500 ton dredge.
  • 3. The Viking vs. the Mechanic
    Todd interferes with son Hunter's wash-plant, pushing their relationship to a breaking point. Parker battles to maneuver a 150 foot super conveyor and Tony desperately needs dredge #1 to deliver gold but frozen ice may derail his plans.
  • 4. The Curse of the Fairplay Mountains
    When Todd Hoffman's water supply gets ruled illegal, Freddy comes up with a plan to save the day. Tony undertakes a $600,000 upgrade of Dredge 1.
  • 5. Son Dethrones Father
    While Parker Schnabel fights rising floodwaters to save his cut, Hunter Hoffman makes a bold decision shut down his operation and his father's.
  • 6. 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; Kevin has bad news.
  • 7. Inferno
    A massive forest fire tears through the Klondike toward Parker's claim, threatening to end his season; Tony desperately needs his barge to run.
  • 9. Gold Bars and Hail Marys
    In Colorado, Todd's only hope for the season rests on a new claim, ‘the jewellery box’ - but has it already been mined out? And, Freddy drops a bombshell.
  • 10. The Devil's Finer
    Parker Schnabel is halfway through the season, but nowhere near halfway his goal. Plus, Tony Beets is ready to barge the bucket line down the Yukon River.
  • 11. The Holy Grail
    Todd discovers a historic mine site that could turn his season around; Tony mounts a massive operation to replace a 24-ton bucket line; Parker's parents arrive for his birthday bearing extraordinary gifts.
  • 12. Eclipsed
    Todd's Colorado mine lies in the path of a rare solar eclipse, but he faces trouble with less than 800 ounces this season; Rick has bad news for Parker.
  • 13. Lost Gold
    Hunter Hoffman makes a rookie mistake that causes dysfunction in the team. Tony Beets has to improvise to tear down his second dredge. Parker Schnabel risks damaging his washplant as he races to finish his last cut at Scribner Creek.
  • 14. The Father, The Son & The Holy Roller
    Parker Schnabel's 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 wash-plant and Tony's stuck up the creek without a barge.
  • 15. Broken
    Parker Schnabel moves a massive wash plant on his own. Todd Hoffman races to set up his new trommel and faces a medical emergency, while Tony Beets' daughter makes a $200,000 mistake.
  • 16. Of Monsters and Men
    Parker threatens to shut down Rick's Indian River operation after the production dives. Disaster strikes the Beets crew while Kevin is gone visiting his girlfriend. Todd's crew scours the mountainside for gold after he gives them a shocking ultimatum.
  • 17. 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 they must find a bush fix to solve the problem. Tony Beets takes on his biggest challenge yet in tearing down his second dredge.
  • 18. King Kong
    Parker buys his first Klondike claim, but gets an unpleasant surprise when he test pans it. Todd uses chemical ingenuity to break a monster boulder apart that stands in his way to gold. Tony nearly loses a crew member as he is tearing down his second dredge.
  • 19. Independence Day
    Tony's dredge teardown hits a wall when they attempt to remove the heaviest piece. Hunter Hoffman 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 the way.
  • 20. The Spoils Of War
    Judgement day on Parker and Todd's 100-ounce bet; while Parker chases a record-breaking total, Todd desperately tries to keep his crew from falling apart. Tony struggles to get his dredge to Dawson before the Yukon River freezes over.
  • 0. End of an Era
    The 2017 mining season changed the course of Gold Rush forever as one miner says goodbye after eight years. Todd bets Parker 100 oz of gold that he can mine the most this season. Parker also goes to war with Tony as he makes a bid for independence.
  • 1. Declaration of Independence
    This year, Rick Ness has decided to step it up and become a mine boss with a claim of his own after working six years under fellow miner Parker Schnabel. Rick cashes in his life savings and literally puts everything on the line. Elsewhere, while gold miner and rival Todd Hoffman is out, things haven't gotten any easier for 23-year-old Parker Schnabel, who finds himself in a land war with legendary Klondike miner Tony Beets. Meanwhile, legendary Klondike miner Tony Beets has a master plan this year — to get the two ancient dredges mining and turning around some major profit. And he's determined that nobody, especially Parker, will get in his way.
  • 2. Smoked Out
    Rick faces mutiny from his crew of greenhorns. Parker visits his parents for advice and makes a decision affects the rest of his season. Tony's barge hits trouble on its way back to Dawson to finally begin the rebuild of his second monster dredge.
  • 3. Gods and Monsters
    Rick hunts for a new washplant with his crew. With Parker's ground frozen he must find a way to mine the gold to pay his deposit to Tony. Tony orders son Kevin to train up a new dredgemaster, but a vital piece gets damaged and brings them to a halt.
  • 4. Durt Reynolds
    Disaster strikes when Rick fires up his washplant for the first time. Parker tries a risky plan to keep the gold coming in and must decide on a new foreman to replace Rick. Tony must transport his tug Kid Commando to the dock for a crucial stability test.
  • 5. The Return Of Freddy Dodge
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  • 6. Hoffman's Ghosts
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  • 7. Hazard Pay
    Parker hires a new driver that isn't as experienced as he claims. Elsewhere, one of Tony's dredges sinks into a pond, and he clashes with son Kevin over how to rescue it.
  • 8. Stormageddon
    Heavy rainfall for several days causes problems for Parker and Rick. Elsewhere, Tony's second dredge upriver proves more difficult than expected.
  • 10. Father's Day
    Rick Ness and his father, Rick Senior, battle together to open a new cut; Parker struggles with mechanical breakdowns, and a crew member suffers a terrible injury; Tony races to dismantle the final sections of his million-dollar dredge.
  • 11. The Resurrection
    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, behaves strangely and reveals shocking news; Tony hits rock bottom as his entire operation grinds to a halt.
  • 12. The Devil's Deadline
    A desperate Rick is forced to ask Tony for help; Tony hauls the final piece of his million-dollar second dredge from Thistle Creek and prepares to rebuild it
  • 13. Sucker Punch
    Rick discovers he's been losing gold after Freddy Dodge points out a major flaw in his wash plant; with his excavator down, Parker risks moving his wash plant with a dozer.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. End of the Rainbow
    After pulling the plug on his operation, Rick's thrown a lifeline. Parker & Tony battle frozen paydirt.
  • 14. The Lieutenants
    The crew lieutenants tell all, without their bosses looking on. We find out from Mitch and Doumitt if Parker has truly changed. Kevin and Juan reveal the truth about the dredge #2 move, and Terry and Zee come clean about the Ness crew’s near mutiny.
  • 15. And Then There Was One
    The mining season is nearly over, and Rick Ness and his crew are making up for lost time. Plus, Tony goes off the beaten track in his search for gold.
  • 15. Wedding Bells & Emergency Operations
    The Beets family celebrates as Monica gets married; while Tony is happy for his daughter, he is also stressed to be taking time off while behind on his gold target.
  • 16. Broken Bones
    Parker crashes a boat resulting in a terrible injury; frozen ground and machine failure threaten Rick’s season; Tony and his family finally rebuild his second dredge; the Dakota Boys discover a rich nugget trap.
  • 17. Gold Gurus
    Experts step in to help the miners of Gold Rush with technology, ingenuity and mechanical innovation to find the most prized element in human history.
  • 18. Make It Rain
    Desperate Parker pushes wash plant Sluicifer beyond the limit; Tony attempts a dangerous crane operation
  • 19. Big Red Is Dead
    Parker closes in on his $7.2 million target, but wash plant Big Red runs out of pay dirt; Rick strives to reach his goal
  • 20. Cold War
    Parker's parents visit and offer help; Rick continues to battle frozen ground to reach his goal; shocking news forces Tony to make a drastic decision about his season
  • 21. Brace for Impact
    Tony races to finish his second dredge; Parker makes a risky move; Rick’s crew fights harder than ever to reach their goal; the Dakota Boys find a new mine site that has massive gold potential.
  • 22. Fire and Ice
    Rick desperately tries to get the last 27 ounces he needs to hit his target. Meanwhile, Tony finds out his dredge is short 30 buckets.
  • 1. Crisis in the Klondike
    A crisis in the Klondike forces Tony, Parker and Rick to make massive gambles to strike it rich and must now hunt for gold on new grounds. The setback hits at the worst time as the price of gold spikes, which sparks a new gold rush to the area.
  • 2. A New Rush Begins
    Parker bets millions on his crew sluicing in record time and is forced to make a 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.
  • 3. The Nugget Hunter
    Rick and his dad fly high into Keno mountains on a treasure hunt for massive nuggets. Tony and Monica investigate a gold hot spot the old dredges may have missed. Parker makes a big decision about his crew that could determine the fate of his season.
  • 4. 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.
  • 8. Washplant Wars
    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 push to get Monica's potentially gold-rich cut up and running.
  • 9. No Time For Redemption
    Tensions rise when Parker introduces a new crewmember and a radical plan. The Beets run a crucial test that could make or break the season. Dustin's crew is left shorthanded after an unlikely injury and Fred decodes a gold mystery.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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. The Dirt returns and the miners answer all the burning questions.
  • 17. Rebellion At Duncan Creek
    As the problems keep mounting up for Rick, tempers fray at Duncan Creek. Parker pushes his crew too hard as he attempts to keep two washplants fed.
  • 18. Frozen Treasure
    Parker struggles to keep up his record-breaking pace, while a huge mistake threatens Rick's operation. Monica hopes the ground has thawed so she can hit gold.
  • 19. Bring In The Big Guns
    Rick confronts his landowners. Parker searches for new ground. Tony makes a big purchase.
  • 21. Last Gold
    Nearing the end of his season, Parker closes in on a record gold total. Rick bets on a new piece of ground to finish his season with some more gold. Tony turns to Hunter Creek for one final score.
  • 22. Parker's Trail: Welcome Stranger
    Tempted by the largest nuggets he's ever seen, Parker ventures deep into an underground mine. Tyler tracks down a trommel for the team and a local miner lets the team test a claim that yields more gold per yard than Parker's ever seen in the Yukon.
  • 23. Parkers Trail Tylers Trial
    Parker prospects a claim owned by a tight-knit family with more gold than anything he’s seen in the Klondike. In Montana, Freddy Dodge puts Team Turin on rich glacial gold. The Dirt goes behind-the-scenes with Parker’s crew and reveals Team Turin’s MVP.
  • 24. Trial By Fire
    Parker tests virgin ground on the Fitzgerald claim and makes a big discovery, but he must gain the trust of the family if he wants to strike a deal.
  • 25. Hell's Crack
    In an area known to locals as “Hell's Crack,” Parker and his team navigate a treacherous river, battle extreme heat and fight machine breakdowns to prospect ground so rich it could hold 100 million dollars worth of gold.
  • 26. Parker's Trail: The Honey Pot
    Hunting for a huge payday in Tyler's hometown of Sandstone, the team encounters a dangerous new method for extracting gold and Parker must decide if the risk is worth the reward.
  • 27. Parker's Trail: Aussie Mega Machine
    Parker makes a gamble on dry-mining equipment to test the gold-rich ground of Western Australia. A case of gold fever proves costly, and Parker nearly loses a team member.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. No Questions Asked
    Fred finds promise under the old Mayor's house while Parker's co-foreman answers to a family crisis. Later, Rick turns to the King to keep things running.

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