Dustin Hurt faces the ultimate dilemma: Risk his life and financial ruin by purchasing and mining one of the most legendary and inhospitable claims in Alaska or play it safe in the known white water of McKinley Creek. As the old saying goes ... Fortune favors the bold.
Dustin's new Nugget Creek claim is said to hold life-changing deposits of gold. But Dustin and his crew must survive the most remote and inhospitable corners of Alaska to get it. It's a race to get in the water before Mother Nature lands her first blow.
Peter Freedman's sunk everything he has into building a mine with every gadget imaginable, but he's still not catching gold. Freddy and Juan make quick progress with their rescue but hit a wall until they discover a simple fix that could change Peter's fortunes.
In one of their toughest challenges to date, Freddy Dodge and Juan Ibarra fly to a remote mine in Alaska to help three miners struggling to make a profit. Without their trucks or tools, their ingenuity is pushed to the limit.
Shawn pulls an all-nighter with the revamped Myrtle. The Kellys' season might be saved with a little help. Emily acts quick in a dangerous situation. Vernon hopes hiring Steve again won't be a mistake. Zeke enlists his brother to get them on gold.
Kris attempts to save his season with a move that may be his worst idea yet. Shawn hunts for a pay-streak to solidify his position at the top. Emily prospects a claim to call her own. Vern tries out a "crazy" new diver. Zeke sets sail on an adventure.
Nome's King Shawn edges closer to his goal of ultimate domination. Knight Kris tries his hand on an excavator dredge. Queen Emily has a pump crisis that could end her season. Wizard Zeke returns to Cape Rodney while Ogre Vernon leans on his last diver.
With just 24 hours left to make or break the season, an equipment malfunction jeopardizes Shawn's operation. Kris becomes the last Kelly standing. Vernon enlists Steve to prospect for winter. Zeke searches Cape Rodney. Emily finishes strong.
Grady and Josh slash their way through the Nicaraguan jungle, battling snakes, mosquitoes and dehydration. They struggle to start a fire using a soil testing kit, go on a nighttime hunt for caiman and build a raft to cross crocodile-infested waters.