Gold Rush

Gold Rush

On the promise of better gold, the Hoffman crew moves their operation to the jungles of Guyana, battling searing heat, deadly creatures and tropical diseases. Parker Schnabel leaves his family behind to mine in the legendary Klondike. Meanwhile, the Dakota Boys look to move on from the glory hole, taking extreme measures to tackle a remote, uncharted mountain claim in Alaska.
On the promise of better gold, the Hoffman crew moves their operation to the jungles of Guyana, battling searing heat, deadly creatures and tropical diseases. Parker Schnabel leaves his family behind to mine in the legendary Klondike. Meanwhile, the Dakota Boys look to move on from the glory hole, taking extreme measures to tackle a remote, uncharted mountain claim in Alaska.

Season 4 (20 episodes)

  • 0. Million Dollar Season

    Original air date: 10/11/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 10/11/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. A look back at the epic million dollar third season. The Hoffman crew splits with two rival leaders, Parker sets out to redeem himself in his grandfather's eyes and the Dakota boys continue their battle to uncover the bottom of the glory hole.

  • 1. Queen of Diamonds

    Original air date: 10/25/2013 Runtime: 85:34 min.

    Original air date: 10/25/2013 Runtime: 85:34 min. The season premiere breaks ground in 3 countries. The Hoffman crew moves their operation to the hostile Guyana jungle. The Dakota boys need to find a safe route over thin ice. Parker is out of cash and must find gold, but Tony Beets has bad news for him.

  • 2. Learning Curve

    Original air date: 11/01/2013 Runtime: 50:05 min.

    Original air date: 11/01/2013 Runtime: 50:05 min. Todd faces disaster when he discovers his claim has been mined out. The Dakota Boys fight over rival mining plans with one plan high in the mountains and the other deep in the hole. Parker ignores Tony Beets, but still manages to hit his first paydirt.

  • 3. In Too Deep

    Original air date: 11/08/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/08/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. The Hoffman Crew battles the hostile jungle to get vital mining equipment to the claim. The Dakota Boys drill to find out if the glory hole contains millions in gold. Parker is on the warpath when a new crewmember throws out his gold.

  • 4. Road from Hell

    Original air date: 11/15/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. The Hoffman crew attempts to set up their washplant, but the jungle fights them every step of the way. The Dakota Boys find their first bedrock gold in the glory hole. In the Klondike, Parker gets more gold out of Little Blue than the Hoffmans ever did.

  • 5. Garnets or Gold

    Original air date: 11/22/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/22/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. Todd makes a shocking departure. Parker is forced to rebuild his wash plant after losing gold. The Dakota Boys finally hit the bottom of the Glory Hole.

  • 6. Mutiny

    Original air date: 11/29/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/29/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. Todd returns to Guyana expecting 20 oz of gold but gets a shock. Parker faces a mutiny and seeks advice from Grandpa. The Dakota Boys expect a huge pay out from the glory hole but get a blow.

  • 7. Paid in Full

    Original air date: 12/06/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 12/06/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. Todd makes an incredible discovery while searching for new gold rich ground. Parker needs his best clean up ever in order to stop Todd from repossessing his dozer. Just as Fred gives up on the Glory Hole, it suddenly pays out big.

  • 8. Jungle Boogie

    Original air date: 12/13/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 12/13/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. Todd abandons gold and switches to diamond mining. In Alaska, Dustin gets stranded in the mountains during the worst electrical storm in twenty years. Parker's need for speed destroys his wash plant.

  • 9. Ready to Roll

    Original air date: 12/06/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 12/06/2013 Runtime: 42:35 min. A behind the scenes look at the filming of Gold Rush in the hostile jungles of South America and the frozen North.

  • 10. Hope Creek

    Original air date: 01/03/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/03/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min. Dave returns to the Hoffman Crew and butts heads with Todd over their mining plan. The Dakota boys stake their future on a new cut and Parker gets a second chance at mining with one of the largest wash plants in the Klondike.

  • 11. Blowout

    Original air date: 01/10/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/10/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min. A tropical storm floods the Hoffman's operation and Dave is forced to dive deep into the pit. Parker is running one of the biggest washplants in the Klondike and needs to prove it will deliver. The Dakota boys get the biggest clean-up of their season.

  • 12. Death of a Dream

    Original air date: 01/17/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/17/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min. In the first of a two part episode, Parker hires yet another ex-Hoffman crew member while Todd grows more and more desperate. In the end, two crews get their biggest gold clean ups to date while the third faces an abrupt end to their season.

  • 13. The Resurrection

    Original air date: 01/20/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/20/2014 Runtime: 42:35 min. Todd's 150 days is up and with no gold and just a few diamonds he faces eviction. Despite a big clean out, Parker modifies his plant to hit a million dollar season. Dustin finally gets real mining equipment up to Cahoon Creek to see if it holds big gold.

  • 14. Fantasy Land

    Original air date: 01/24/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/24/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min. Todd's claim owner forces a change to the mining plan. Grandpa visits Parker and makes a radical suggestion that the crew believes to be pure fantasy. Dustin fights to reach his first mountain gold.

  • 15. Medevac

    Original air date: 01/31/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/31/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min. An emergency in the jungle forces Todd to airlift one of his men to safety. Tony Beets becomes furious when he finds that Parker has moved his whole operation over the creek. The Dakota boys may be forced to abandon their hole.

  • 16. Man on Wire

    Original air date: 02/14/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min.

    Original air date: 02/14/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min. Jack destroys the washplant forcing Dave to find a new way to run their dirt. Frozen pay disrupts Parker's operation and threatens to end his season early. Dustin participates in a dangerous operation.

  • 18. Go Big or Go Home

    Original air date: 02/28/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min.

    Original air date: 02/28/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min. Parker Schnabel refuses to give up. He's not satisfied with his gold total and is dead set on bringing home big gold to his beloved grandfather. Nothing is going to stop him, not even the Klondike winter.

  • 19. Grandpa's Last Wish

    Original air date: 03/07/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min.

    Original air date: 03/07/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min. 94 year old mining legend John Schnabel convinces his grandsons Parker and Payson to return to Big Nugget to work together deep into the winter to prove, once and for all, that there is big gold buried deep under Smith Creek.

  • 20. Unearthed

    Original air date: 03/14/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min.

    Original air date: 03/14/2014 Runtime: 41:35 min. This no holds barred show reveals how Fred coped with a dying wife, why a fateful choice cost Todd a huge amount of gold and how he coped with a murder in the jungle. A look forward reveals where the miners will be next season and who will return.