2021 01 31 1 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 01 31 2 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 01 31 13 00
Strike While the Iron Is Hot
After an early setback, Big Al questions his instincts; Ed and Riley struggle to transport a sluice plant to their remote mine site; bad weather causes a roadblock for P.J. and Andy.
2021 01 31 14 00
Big Al’s health declines; Chris St. Jean deals with a rookie mine hand; P.J. and Andy face floods and breakdowns.
2021 01 31 15 00
The Hiro Curse
Hiro’s Curse returns for Big Al; unstable ground shuts down Chris and Nika.
2021 01 31 16 00
Chris risks his season on a new cut; Andy tries to manage the mine alone while P.J. heads south to visit his family; Ed and Riley go hunting, but head back to their claim when their sluice plant’s bearings act up.
2021 01 31 17 00
No Backing Down
Desperate, Big Al pushes Hiro to his limit; Chris looks to salvage his season; P.J. and Andy’s camp experiences a mini-revolt.
2021 01 31 18 00
The Cost of Gold
Big Al’s plans are thwarted by no-show staff; P.J.’s wife has concerns regarding mining and their family; Ed and Riley run out of fuel.
2021 01 31 19 00
The Razor’s Edge
P.J. and Andy’s investor gives them an ultimatum; Chris discovers something that could lead to a big payout; Ed and Riley’s season may end early.
2021 01 31 20 00
Al faces breakdowns that threaten his profit; desperate, P.J. and Andy start a night shift; Ed and Riley make a final effort to prove themselves.