Facing financial ruin and an end to their dream of striking it rich, Todd and Jack refuse to give up. They make the decision during the off-season to go deeper into debt, acquiring better equipment and crew for one more crack at hitting the motherlode.
In this special, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage capturing the production of Gold Rush is revealed. Four film crews, spread over 600 miles, battle the wilderness in Alaska and the Klondike to film every twist and turn of the three mining operations.
In never before seen footage, the miners unearth the sometimes ugly truth about their 2011 mining seasons. In a shocking development, one miner is kicked out of the Hoffman crew. The miners also disclose plans for next season.