Miners stand in front of machines

Living completely off the grid in the wilderness of Yukon, a group of ambitious miners aren’t waiting for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, they are going in serious pursuit of it.

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In this unscripted reality TV series, the tables have turned and it’s a battle like never before among the crews as they push to find the most gold yet. Gold mining is a dangerous business and you never know who’s going to come out on top. In this new season of Gold Rush it’s double down, all or nothing and everything is on the line as the crew heads north again. And to strike it lucky, they are back with new tricks up their sleeves, and new machines…but will these big risks lead to bigger payouts?

In season 8 of Gold Rush, the team works crazy hours to keep the machinery in working order.  Emotions are running higher than ever before in the brutal wilderness of Yukon Territory in Canada. Their success or failure will depend on the friendships that they are able to forge within the community, if they are to stand any chance of striking gold. See what lengths the team will go to in order to claim their gold in this brand new season of Gold Rush on Discovery Channel (DStv Channel 121) from Monday, 16 October at 20:00.

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By Alice da Silva