A crisis in the Klondike forces Tony, Parker and Rick to make massive gambles to strike it rich and must now hunt for gold on new grounds. The setback hits at the worst time as the price of gold spikes, which sparks a new gold rush to the area.
Parker bets millions on his crew sluicing early in the season and is forced to make a hard call when things don't go as planned. Rick rushes to fire up his washplant to hopefully find big nuggets. A showdown on the Indian River sends a Klondike legend scrambling.
Rick and his father fly into the mountains on a treasure hunt for massive nuggets; Tony and Monica investigate a gold hot spot the old dredges may have missed; Parker makes a decision about his crew that could determine the fate of his season.
Parker has second thoughts about the ground he's mining and his new foreman. Tony makes a drastic decision to move the entire family's operation. Rick's mechanic arrives just at the right moment when he is urgently needed.
Parker takes on a huge engineering challenge. Rick makes a major upgrade to his mining operation. Mike and Monica team up to open up more ground.
As Rick continues to search for big nuggets, he buys a monster washplant. A flood puts Tony's new claim in jeopardy as well as his season. Parker needs to move Big Red in record time.
The Beets discover what could be the motherlode. Rick faces an impossible decision: mine gold or put together his new washplant. Parker tests his new co-foreman with the claims most important machine.
Rick races to get Monster Red running after losing his only way to mine gold. A dangerous storm shuts down Parker's operation. The Beets family push to get Monica's potentially gold-rich cut up and running.
Tensions rise when Parker introduces a new crewmember and a radical plan. The Beets Family run an important test on daughter Monica's Hunker Creek claim that could make or break their season. Rick calls on Freddy Dodge to fix Monster Red.
An engineering disaster shuts down Rick, leaving his season hanging in the balance. Parker spends a lot of money in a new claim. Tony and the Beets family get a third operation up and running.
Rick tries to outsmart a vital machine that seems to have a mind of its own. Parker splurges on a new toy with the hopes of getting more gold. The Beets bring in a hired gun to turn their season around.
Parker gambles big and splits his crew in search of a massive score. Rick calls in a mining legend to save his season. The Beets move heaven and earth to get all three kids bringing in gold.
Rick brings in a secret weapon in his hunt for big nuggets. Tony's confronted with a catastrophic issue at his settling pond. Parker makes a risky decision when he hires a friend with no mining experience to help the crew get ahead.
After pulling the plug on his operation, Rick is thrown a lifeline that will determine the rest of his mining season. Parker and Tony battle frozen paydirt.
Tony's back down to one operation running and threatens his entire season. Parker's crew must move washplant Big Red to meet his goal of mining his entire ground this season. Rick runs his washplant at maximum speed and has surprising results.
Parker makes a big move to double his output and bring in more gold. The Beets' face catastrophe when their only remaining operation grinds to a halt. Just as Rick gets Monster Red dialed in, huge rocks threaten to shut him down for good.
A machine failure leads to an explosive uprising on Rick's claim. Parker's crew races to build a mountain of pay dirt. Tony decides to run 24/7 to increase his gold total.
Monica races to run newly thawed paydirt that could save the season. Parker constructs a mega pond to keep his operation running. Rick troubleshoots a problem with his wash plant and gears up to end his season strong.
Rick confronts his landowners. Tony makes a massive purchase. Parker searches for new ground.
Rick hits a gold layer that may have just saved his season. Parker's crew takes big risks in Death Valley. Tony turns a corner.
At the end of his season Parker closes in on a record gold total. Rick rolls the dice on a new piece of ground. Tony turns to Hunker Creek for a final score.