Parker faces a crew rebellion and Dakota Fred attacks the Glory Hole with his secret weapon — the bedrock shark. But his foreman, Rick, is about to drop a bombshell. Todd tries to get Hunter back on the team to assemble a new wash-plant and Tony's stuck up the creek without a barge. The Kellys gets too close to Vernon's claim and can Mr. But while he's gone, his chief investor Jason Otteson arrives on the claim to find chaos — and no Todd. Plus, Noah gets bad news from his girl.
Plus, Hank is tested on the excavator. The tone of this Hoffman and Schnabel exchange at a construction trade show in Las Vegas perfectly encapsulated the deadly sins of the series, one of coveting and pride. But as spring brings life to the forest, the family struggles with the principals that make them a Wolfpack. The men reclaim lumber for Shane's cabin, Eve makes a gruesome discovery and Atz Lee and Jane find signs of an aggressive bear. It's battle of the barges when Hank wagers Shawn who can box more gold. Kris hits the best gold of his life, but his shoddy gear lets him down. With food sources low, they must hunt or face starvation.
Meanwhile, recently fired Scott swallows his pride and asks Hank for his old job back, but will he last? Meanwhile, Shane and Kelli break ground on their cabin. Kris suffers a life-threatening air-line free. Eivin and Eve stalk big game above the clouds. Parker Schnabel totals his gold for the season and hands the Big Nugget Mine back to his grandpa. Zeke and Emily explore Sledge Island. But access comes at a price. But hard work late into the night finally hits a pay streak.
Meanwhile, recently fired Scott swallows his pride and asks Hank for his old job back, but will he last? Led by Otto and Charlotte, the family's cattle trek a cold and deadly path. Plus, Emily craves mining success but can't find her role. Todd clashes a bit with his eager beaver kid. Plus, the Brown family adds a new member as Noah marries his sweetheart Rhain. Plus, George is in a tight spot with his brother. And an opportunity for strong man Gabe comes with serious risks.
The first fishing trip of the year leaves Eve and Jane lost at sea. He helps to resurrect failing mines, so the owners can search for gold again! Meanwhile, Atz Sr battles the elements and a menace at the head of the bay. Plus, Emily gets news that could end her season. John Schnabel returns to the Big Nugget Mine after his heart attack. They recruit a small group of greenhorn miners from their Sandy, Ore.
Can the boys prove to Billy they can make it in the bush? Now, for the first time, the Browns give new insight into how they navigate Mother Nature's obstacles. Plus, Emily gets news that could end her season. Plus, circumstances force a decision that will change the lives of the wolfpack. Parker Schnabel starts his new season without his grandfather and mentor. Eivin scales treacherous peaks to fil. Meanwhile, Matt and Noah work on an improvement that could electrify Browntown. Parker spends a quarter of a million dollars on new equipment.
A bad fall puts Fred out the game, leaving Dustin to dig the glory hole. They have to float the foundation pilings to their land and suffer a setback when a big storm hits. Plus, Otto and Eivin introduce new bulls into the herd. But they will have to contend with the weight of the past before they can land on future riches. A double sluice and lack of divers sees Emily confront her deepest fear.
Archived from on November 4, 2012. He infuriates Dustin, when he pays a surprise visit in a chopper. Plus, the team assembles with a new recruit to find gold in Papua New Guinea. The men reclaim lumber for Shane's cabi. Every moment counts, as rivals Shawn and Hank clash over territory. With supplies running low, Birdy goes hunting on the bears' turf.