2021 09 21 22 00
In a special retrospective episode, the miners recap their highs and lows of the season, and reveal their plans for next season.
2021 09 21 23 00
Now in a wheelchair, Big Al returns to gold mining; Bernie clashes with his son; Karl finds gold right away; Chris reunites with Nika and their kids.
2021 09 22 22 00
Karl finds new gold with old maps; Nika and Chris find their first gold of the season; Bernie struggles to get started. Permit problems stall the beginning of Ken and Guillaume’s season.
2021 09 22 23 00
Hard Rain, Bad Luck
Karl struggles to find gold after a heavy rain; Nika and Chris’ new crew member Nick gets their only dozer hopelessly stuck in the mud of the new cut; Big Al makes steady progress rehabilitating, but has a disappointing gold haul; Bernie pushes his sluice plant “Bouncing Betty” to the limit.
2021 09 23 22 00
Embrace the Chaos
Nika and Chris face an excavator breakdown and water problems; just when Ken and Guillaume’s mining permits are approved, Ken’s wife wants him home for their child’s birth; Bernie’s son Jarret goes AWOL. Karl has a poor cleanup after betting on unproven ground.
2021 09 23 23 00
For Blood or Money
Big Al’s gamble pays off; Bernie argues with his son Justin; Ken and Guillaume sluice before Ken has to leave for his child’s birth; Karl’s team tries to sluice 200 ounces of gold in a week.
2021 09 24 22 00
Nika and Chris face an excavator repair they can’t afford; Guillaume has trouble while Ken is away; Karl asks his family for help; Bernie gets a surprise.
2021 09 24 23 00
Hurts Like Hell
Breakdowns shut down Nika and Chris’ mine; Big Al remembers his wife’s death; Ken and Guillaume try to save their season; Bernie and his team have a big payoff.
2021 09 27 13 00
Nika's little brother Daylen gets in the way; when his main sluicing water pump stops, Big Al is shut down; Ken and Guillaume’s two sluice plant plan turns into a disaster; Karl and his crew go to a charity golf tournament.
2021 09 27 14 00
Old Timers’ Revenge
Big Al revives an old passive “push-in sluice box” in a last-ditch effort to keep sluicing; Karl brings in help to hit his goal; Chris and Nika get help from Chris’ family when they check their gold haul. Bernie finds extensive Gold Rush-era mine shafts under his claim, ending his season.