THE DAKOTA BOYS BATTLE IT OUT AGAINST MOTHER NATURE IN BRAND-NEW SEASON OF “GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER” SEASON 4 PREMIERING NOVEMBER 13 ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL
All-new season of THE DIRT, the popular after show of #1-rated series GOLD RUSH hosted by Christo Doyle to premiere immediately following GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER
Gold has soared to record prices this year, and the Dakota boys, Fred and Dustin Hurt are more determined than ever before to cash in. But, a late start to the season has shortened their mining window and record snowfall has the rivers raging creating the most dangerous mining conditions the crews have ever faced. It is an all-out, winner take all battle against mother nature in the brand-new season of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, premiering Friday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel. Following GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, viewers can get the inside scoop from all the miners and dig deep into the best behind-the-scenes moments during the popular GOLD RUSH after show, THE DIRT premiering at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel.
Fred Hurt has mined in Alaska for 17 seasons and even worked Porcupine Creek several years before the Hoffman crew and GOLD RUSH cameras ever turned up. He is a straight shooting, self-taught gold miner who has worked and fought with his son, Dustin since he was a kid. This season, Fred shocks everyone with his choice of dive site at the Trifecta, dredging twenty feet to bedrock on a hunch about a plunge pool filled with nuggets. But, at 76 years old, Fred knows this could be his last season diving for gold in Alaska and is determined to hit the jackpot and prove his son, Dustin wrong this year before he ends what could be his last season diving in Alaska’s raging gold creeks.
Just downstream from Fred’s Trifecta site, Dustin Hurt pushes his operation closer than ever to the edge, on his quest for millions in gold. Dustin sunk his life savings into buying a mile of claims along McKinley Creek back in 2013 and has since been on the hunt for life changing gold that will make that gamble pay-off. After finding a one-ounce nugget at the end of last season, Dustin needs to get back to Rockfall Ravine to clean out the jackpot that could change his life. He has the crew and the equipment to get to the places the old timers could never reach. He returns knowing he’s on the gold, he’s found the monster nuggets and is ready for the payday of a lifetime.
In addition to a thrilling new season of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, the popular GOLD RUSH after show, THE DIRT will return for a brand-new season and feature new insight and unexpected moments from the miners across Discovery Channel’s entire GOLD RUSH universe. Hosted by bona fide GOLD RUSH expert, Christo Doyle, THE DIRT gives viewers access to the GOLD RUSH universe like never before – miners reveal what happens when the cameras aren’t rolling and divulge the other side of mining in the wilderness. In addition, THE DIRT engages GOLD RUSH superfans on a whole new, personal level, providing some the opportunity to talk with the miners and ask them anything.
GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER is produced for Discovery Channel by Raw Television, where Dimitri Doganis, James Bates and Tim Dalby are executive producers, Ben Allen and Keith McCormick are series producers and Adam Hayes is Head of Production – Gold Rush Programming. THE DIRT is produced for Discovery Channel by Discovery Creative and Public School Productions with Christo Doyle, Mary Baquet and Matt Katzive as executive producers and Brent Butler as co-executive producer. For Discovery Channel, Carter Figueroa is executive producer and Greg Wolf is coordinating producer.
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About Gold Rush: White Water TV Show
High in Alaska's remote Chilkat Mountains, the Dakota boys return to the richest ground of their lives, on the hunt for millions in gold. But an unexpected announcement sends shockwaves through the father and son run operation. The departure of one legendary miner makes way for fresh blood, willing to gamble their lives for a life changing payday. And as snowfall threatens to derail their season, miners are pitted vs mother nature in a winner take all battle, in an all-new season of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, premiering Friday, November 5, at 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery and discovery+.
After a record gold haul last year, veteran gold miner Dustin Hurt returns to Alaska to discover his McKinley Creek mine site buried in snow after suffering the heaviest snowfall in over a decade. The unseasonably late snow creates challenges from day one. From impassable roads to raging white-water caused by record snow melt, the miners must tackle every obstacle mother nature throws at them if they have any hope at uncovering a life changing pile of gold.
As Dustin and his team of fearless white-water miners forge ahead, his father Fred Hurt returns to Alaska with shocking news. For the first time in four years, Fred will forgo running a white-water operation of his own and embark on a hunt for his next big mining opportunity. It's a mission to keep the family's mining legacy alive. For Dustin, Fred's sudden change in plans presents an opportunity; buy up Fred's mining equipment and for the first time ever, run two crews simultaneously. It's a huge gamble that will require double the investment and double the manpower, but Dustin knows this is the opportunity of a lifetime. An opportunity to double his chances of uncovering the millions in gold out there for the taking.
Double the crew may double Dustin's chances at a big payday, but it also doubles the danger in one of the most challenging and unforgiving mining operations on the planet. With the addition of 4 new crew members, Dustin is now responsible for 8 lives, challenging his resolve like never before. Will Dustin's big gamble pay off with another record-breaking season, or will it bring financial ruin?
Dakota Fred, 75-years-old, and his son Dustin have spent the past several years mining the raging white water of McKinley Creek, diving in the freezing glacier-fed plunge pools, chasing piles of bedrock gold directly underneath pounding waterfalls.
Last season, the Dakota Boys reached their limit and completely mined out their McKinley Creek dive site. This led the pair to head further up and prospect new mining sites on Cahoon Creek, 2,000 feet high up the remote Chilkat Mountains in southeast Alaska.
Now for the first time, father and son are separating and running their own crews as they move higher up the mountain - chasing the mother lode and a massive pay day. But the higher up they go, the more dangerous it gets. As they head deeper into the hostile Alaskan wilderness, they'll risk their lives battling hungry bears, falling rocks and boulders, and raging currents, searching for a monster payday.
With such a remote location, the teams have to "sling in" all their gear and equipment using a helicopter. Once the final drop is made, the Dakota Boys are on their own - forcing them to engineer radical new methods to lift 1,000-pound boulders, lower their dredges down vertical cliffs and fix catastrophic equipment failures in the middle of nowhere. They're putting it all on the line in the pursuit of giant nuggets and a life-changing jackpot of gold.
The pressure is on. But can the Dakota Boys and their team of miners tame the wilderness, strike gold and make it out unscathed?
GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER is produced for Discovery Channel by Raw Television, where Dimitri Doganis, James Bates and Tim Dalby are Executive Producers, Richard Cracknell and Ben Allen are Series Producers and Adam Hayes is Production Executive. For Discovery Channel, Carter Figueroa is executive producer and Greg Wolf is coordinating producer.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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