New mine boss Rick gathers together his crew of greenhorns and arrives in the Yukon ready to start his season. Parker and Tony face off over royalties and land access in a confrontation that threatens to end one of their seasons before it's even begun.
Rick faces mutiny from his crew of greenhorns. Parker visits his parents for advice and makes a decision affects the rest of his season. Tony's barge hits trouble on its way back to Dawson to finally begin the rebuild of his second monster dredge.
Rick hunts for a new washplant with his crew. With Parker's ground frozen he must find a way to mine the gold to pay his deposit to Tony. Tony orders son Kevin to train up a new dredgemaster, but a vital piece gets damaged and brings them to a halt.
Disaster strikes when Rick fires up his washplant for the first time. Parker tries a risky plan to keep the gold coming in and must decide on a new foreman to replace Rick. Tony must transport his tug Kid Commando to the dock for a crucial stability test.
To save his season, Rick drafts a Gold Rush vet and former member of team Hoffman. Chasing a record-breaking goal, Parker orders an unachievable goal. Tony and Monica fire up their wash plant as they battle to beat Parker to the gold.
New mine boss Rick is buckling under debt, if he's going to prove himself to his crew he needs to get his first gold weigh. Parker attempts a treacherous river crossing and Tony Beets hits a snag removing a massive piece of his million-dollar dredge.
Rick needs a quick fix from Freddy Dodge to keep his season on track. Parker races to get his second wash plant running, but struggles. Tony needs to re-float his sunken dredge and turns to a familiar face from the Hoffman crew for a solution.
Torrential rains hit the Klondike and Parker and Rick battle to save their mining operations from being flooded out. Tony sends son Mike on his first voyage as Captain on his tug the Kid Commando.
Parker battles to save his season when his biggest wash plant collapses. Rick makes a shocking discovery about his gold mining claim and turns to his dad for help. Tony races to finish dismantling his dredge but a crucial piece comes crashing down.
Rick Ness and his Dad, Rick Senior, battle together to open a new cut. Parker is struggling with mechanical breakdowns and one of his crew suffers a terrible injury. Tony races to dismantle the final sections of his million-dollar Dredge.
The flu brings Parker's operation to its knees and it's up to foreman Dean to keep the claim running. Rick's mechanic Carl is behaving strangely and reveals shocking news. Tony hits rock bottom as his entire operation grinds to a halt.
Rick is forced to ask Tony for help. Parker runs a 24-hour test of his ground and suffers another washplant failure. Tony hauls the final piece of his million-dollar second dredge from Thistle Creek and prepares to rebuild it.
Rick Ness and Freddy Dodge discover an issue with the wash plant, potentially losing Rick thousands in gold. Parker must risk using a dozer to move his biggest wash plant and Tony's daughter Monica battles to keep their dream of a 6000 ounce season alive.
Rick makes a disastrous mistake that shuts down his claim. Parker threatens a long time member of the crew with demotion and Tony resurrects an ancient wash plant in an attempt to get back in the game.
Parker tasks Brennan with moving wash plant Big Red in just 24 hours. Rick's crew struggles when someone falls prey to a life threatening illness. Wedding bells ring in the Yukon as the Beets family prepares for the marriage of Tony's daughter Monica.
Parker crashes a jet boat resulting in a terrible injury. Frozen ground and machinery breakdowns threaten Rick's season. It's all hands-on deck as Tony and family finally start to rebuild his million-dollar second dredge.
Tony and his family attempt a dangerous crane operation. Rick fights frozen ground to keep his season alive and Parker, in a desperate bid to get every last ounce of gold from his ground, pushes wash plant Sluicifer beyond the limit.
Parker is closing in on his colossal $7.2 million target, but wash plant Big Red is running out of pay dirt. After weeks of plummeting gold totals Rick needs to run 24/7 to stand any chance of reaching his goal and Tony makes a desperate play.
Parker's parents visit and offer help. Rick battles to reach 1000 oz before the weather freezes him out, and shocking news forces Tony to make a drastic decision about his season.
Rick and crew fight to get as much gold as possible before they're shut down. Tony races to finish his second dredge and Parker makes the riskiest move of the season.
While on target for an $8.4-million-dollar season, Parker's wash plant catches fire. Rick and crew finish their first mining season strong. Tony heads into the wilderness to find lost equipment and attempts to get his ancient dredge up and running.