They prospect on a remote beach and high in the Andes Mountains, pushing the crew to its limits. Elsewhere, Tony and Gene have a disagreement about operations while Parker's wash plant is washing pay, but his team falls apart. Rick's mechanic Carl is behaving strangely and reveals shocking news. In his quest for virgin ground at Smith Creek, Parker turns into a lumberjack to get back on the gold. Tony's daughter Monica gets stuck in a bad situation. Parker risks his life to get pay dirt from an abandoned mine site down a dangerous mountain road.
Todd sets a massive goal for the season and Tony reveals big plans to expand his operation. Tony attempts to remove the wheelhouse from his 75 year old gold dredge. Frozen ground destroys Parker Schnabel's dozers. Parker worries his season is over — but his grandpa is convinced he's near the mother lode. Meanwhile, the crew fine-tunes their wash plant — which doubles their efficiency at finding gold. Desperate for pay dirt, Parker bulldozes a dangerous road up the side of a mountain and Fred returns to Porcupine Creek after facing the loss of his North Dakota home.
Todd's son, Hunter demands a change of mine site if they're going to have a future. Parker gets the biggest gold clean up in Gold Rush history. Parker faces a crew rebellion and Dakota Fred attacks the Glory Hole with his secret weapon — the bedrock shark. With the brutal Alaskan winter threatening, they battle floods, cave-ins and equipment breakdowns. Parker is forced to rebuild his wash plant after losing gold.
This special episode reveals what went wrong and how the guys plan to hit the mother lode next season. The Dakota Boys use their new equipment to get back down to the bottom of the Glory Hole. Beets tries to find better ground for his dredge. Tony's dredge takes a hit as he puts a rookie winchman in the hot seat. Parker is struggling with mechanical breakdowns and one of his crew suffers a terrible injury. Dustin participates in a dangerous operation. This is the area on the claim that when they initially surveyed it was being mined illegally already, by some claimjumpers.
Ads can be a pain, but they are our only way to maintain the server. Parker visits his parents for advice and makes a decision that affects the rest of his season. Parker's gamble to run his washplant without protection from rocks proves costly. To do better surveying, the Hoffmans acquire. You are watching the episode Gold Rush Season 4 Episode 1 The season premiere breaks ground in 3 countries. The delay on Todd's replacement threatens to ruin his season.
Parker is on the warpath when a new crew member throws out his gold. Dave's race to open a new cut leaves his dozer hanging over a cliff. Running short on time and money Todd needs to deliver gold-rich pay dirt to convince his crew to abandon the Klondike. Plus, Todd attempts to use chemical integrity to break a monster boulder that's in his path. The season is preceded by summer series, and the preseason special. Tony hauls the final piece of his million-dollar second dredge from Thistle Creek and prepares to rebuild it. Remembering the year I was without cable and could not see the episodes live, I struggled to find an accurate recap of each episode of Gold Rush.
Parker hauls his washplant across the claim and Tony takes to the skies to get from his claim to the gold dredge. Todd's Roulette cut provides both rewards and problems. Meanwhile, after Dorsey struggles with the wave table, tensions flare and fists fly. Gold Rush season 4 episode 1 Queen of Diamonds The season premiere breaks ground in 3 countries. Despite a big clean-out, Parker modifies his plant to hit a million-dollar season.
Tony struggles to get his dredge to Dawson before the Yukon River freezes. Tony is forced to rebuild his washplant and Parker opens the biggest cut of his life in an attempt to get more gold than his rival Todd. The power on Tony's 75-year-old dredge is upped to speed up production. Archived from on October 23, 2015. Parker races to get his second wash plant running, but struggles.
Tony seeks for a new investment. While Rick is at his grandpa's funeral, Parker shuts him down by taking his equipment, and the Hoffmans discover that their wash-plant doesn't work in their new mine. He's not satisfied with his gold total and is dead set on bringing home big gold to his beloved grandfather. Todd's Turbo-Trommel is back up and running after having an engine replaced, Indian River hits Bedrock, and the Dakota Boys investigate the truth behind the Glory Hole Waterfall. This episode summarizes the events in , and sets up season 4's exploits. Todd runs two massive washplants, Tony pushes to get his dredge out of the water before it freezes and Grandpa John arrives to find out if Parker has beaten his rival Todd. Parker spends a quarter of a million dollars on new equipment.