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 miners reveal their secrets for striking it rich gold mining.
Tony gambles on a hidden strip of paydirt. Parker's new strategy pays off big. The Dakota boys return to mine out a gold hot spot but are confronted with extreme conditions. The Dirt goes behind the scenes with Gold Rush and White Water crew.
Tony discovery a pile of lost gold. Parker's teams compete. Fred Lewis and crew fire up the plant. The Dakota Boys fight back against Mother Nature with a big engineering project. Christo sits down with Freddy Dodge, the Beets and Fred Lewis.
Tony mobilizes an arsenal to cash in on lost gold. Fred's veteran crew fight old equipment. Rick risks his season on a hunch. Dustin breaks out the mammoth claw while Fred baptizes a greenhorn. The Dirt talks with Rick, Mitch, Dustin and Carlos.
Tony fires up a second plant to haul in lost gold. Parker departs for Alaska, leaving Mitch in charge. Rick faces a sluice box disaster. Fred Hurt makes a game changing discovery and Dustin finds chunky gold. Tony, Rick & Parker's crew join The Dirt.
Parker prospects new ground in Alaska. Rick digs deep for big gold in a second cut. Fred Lewis installs a unique dam. Dustin's confronted by a wall of giant boulders; Fred's team makes a rookie mistake. The Dakota Boys and Fred Lewis join the Dirt.
Fred discovers promising new ground under the old Mayor's house. Rick turns to Tony to keep his operation running. Dustin is overpowered by the raging white water. After heavy rain, Fred's crew fights zero visibility.
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 steps up after their loader dies. Dustin risks the remainder of his season on an ambitious move upstream to raging waters.
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.
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.
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. Dustin's crew returns to the deadly waters of The Chute.