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This high stakes series captures the physical and emotional struggles four sets of gold miners face as they chase their individual goals over the 16-week Yukon gold mining season.
Season starts as Big Al returns to gold-mining, in a wheelchair, Bernie clashes with his son Jarret, Karl finds big gold right away, and Chris reunites with partner Nika & their three small children.
Karl uses old maps to find new gold at Last Chance and Nika and Chris get their first gold of the season. Bernie struggles to get started, and red tape stops work on Ken and Guillaume's new site in Atlin, BC.
Big Al has a bad gold haul so he opens a new pit while a rookie miner gets Chris' dozer stuck in the mud. Karl struggles to find gold after heavy rain messes up his operation, and Bernie pushes his plant to the limit.
Nika & Chris fight breakdowns & water problems; Ken's pregnant wife Kina pressures him to be home for their child's birth; Karl hunts for a new gold hot spot while Bernie's perfectionism backfires as son Jarret goes AWOL.
Big Al's gamble on a new pit pays off; Bernie almost loses another crew member after he argues with son Justin; Ken & Guillaume race to sluice before Ken leaves for the birth of his 1st child. And Karl's team tries to sluice 200 oz. of gold in a week.
Nika and Chris struggle with a repair they can't afford; Guillaume hits rocky ground while Ken is home for his son's birth; Karl turns to family for help when his team is overloaded, and Bernie's surprised by a returning mine hand.
Chris' stress level soars after breakdowns shut his mine; Big Al stops to mark the anniversary of his wife's death; Ken and Guillaume try to save their season; Bernie and wife Shari lead their boys to a big pay day.
Chris sluices 24/7 but Nika's kid brother gets in the way; Big Al is shut down again; Ken & Guillaume's plan to run two sluice plants turns into a double disaster. And Karl & crew hit hot gold, then go to a Yukon golf tournament.
Big Al makes a last ditch effort to keep sluicing; Bernie learns old timers may have taken more gold than he thought; Karl brings in help to try and hit his 1000 oz. goal; Chris & Nika check their gold haul with one of their investors, Chris' Dad.
Big Al puts his health on the line to break even; Nika's brother surprises Chris with a sudden decision; Ken & Guillaume dig deep for one final pay day; and Karl fights water & time as he tries to top his 1,000 oz. goal.
This special episode tells the story of what it takes to be a Yukon Gold miner by featuring the most emotionally dramatic and explosive content from four seasons of Yukon Gold. The special explores the themes Grits, Guts and Glory to reveal the true character of Yukon gold miners, including fan favourites Big Al McGregor, Nika Guilbault and Chris St. Jean.
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