Gold Rush follows six men who, in the face of an economic meltdown, risk everything - their families, their dignity, and in some cases, their lives - to strike it rich mining for gold in the wilds of Alaska. Inspired by his father Jack, Todd Hoffman of Sandy, Oregon, leads a group of greenhorn miners to forge a new frontier and save their families from dire straits. While leasing a gold claim in Alaska, Todd and his company of newbies face the grandeur of Alaska as well as its hardships, including an impending winter that will halt operations and the opportunity to strike gold. In an effort to keep the operation running, the team takes fate into their own hands with a make or break venture that will change their lives forever.
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600 Mile Freeze 08x22
American Dreamer 08x21
The Spoils of War 08x20
It's judgement day on Parker and Todd's 100-ounce bet. 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.
Independence Day 08x19
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.
King Kong 08x18
Parker fulfils a life time ambition when he buys his first Klondike claim. Plus, Todd attempts to use chemical integrity to break a monster boulder that's in his path.
Planes, Cranes, and Virgin Claims 08x17
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.
Of Monsters and Men 08x16
Parker threatens to shut down Rick's Indian River operation after production drops. Disaster strikes for Tony and Todd gives his crew a shock ultimatum.
Parker Schnabel takes on a massive wash-plant move on his own. Todd Hoffman races to set up new trommel and faces a medical emergency, while Tony Beets' daughter Monica makes a $200,000 mistake.
The Father, the Son & the Holy Roller 08x14
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.
Lost Gold 08x13
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.