Mon 26 Mar 2018, 15:18
Watch online on Discovery Channel and DStv Now as Parker attempts one of the most dangerous challenges he's ever done.
From Monday 2 April, at 20:00, on Discovery Channel (DStv 121) and streaming live on DStv Now Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail sees Parker Schnabel attempt one of the most dangerous challenges he’s ever done by trekking across the Coastal Range – with Winter closing in – from his home in Alaska to the fabled goldfields of the Klondike, to honour his grandpa’s memory.
Who is Parker Schnabel?
- At the age of just 22, he had already struck it rich in the Klondike by mining over $13 million worth of gold
- Despite his financial success, he’s always wondered if he’s as tough as the original gold mining trailblazers?
- He spent his childhood in Haines, Alaska, near the starting point of the Klondike Gold Trail
- He grew up hearing stories of those who embarked on a journey against incredible odds in pursuit of extraordinary wealth
- He comes from a family of gold miners, including his beloved grandpa, who inspired him to push himself beyond his limits.
- This journey is in his blood – what will he unearth about his forefathers and the struggles they endured to hit the big time?
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