The series premiere became the most-watched premiere of any series on Discovery network with a viewership of around 2.27 million people who tuned in to watch the return of the Hurt father-son duo that first appeared in the original show. The prominent locations for filming the show include McKinley Creek Claim, McKinley Camp and Porcupine Creek Mine Base Camp in Alaska, United States.
After two successful seasons, here’s everything we know about Gold Rush: White Water season 3.
Gold Rush: White Water Cast: Who is in it?
The cast of ‘Gold Rush: White Water’ includes Bray Poor as the narrator, Dustin Hurt as himself- a gold miner and a dredge diver. Fred Hurt who goes by the name Dakota also appears as himself- a gold miner and a diver with 15 years of experience, and Dustin’s father. Paul Richardson (Himself), Wes Richardson (Himself), Carlos Minor (Himself), Jennifer Sheets (Herself), Todd Hoffman (Himself), Zack Sheets (Himself), Hudson Hoffman (Himself), Minnie Beets (Herself), Tony Beets (Himself) and Darryl Hurt (Himself) make up the rest of the cast.
In season 3, we can be sure that Dustin and Fred Hurt will return as they keep searching for gold in Alaska.
Gold Rush: White Water Plot: What is it about?
‘Gold Rush: White Water’ features Fred, and his son Dustin Hurt, who are together popularly known as ‘The Dakota Boys’. The show follows the father and son duo who have put together a team of bush mechanics, mountaineers, and fearless drivers. The Dakota Boys, who are placer miners, have the aim of reaching a destination that no miner has ever managed to explore. It involves diving in bitter cold plunge pools in whitewater rapids that have become accessible recently. The team is set on a mission, and they are not ready to back off.
‘Gold Rush: White Water’ features the guys diving in raging torrents having a six-inch suction dredge where one wrong move can result in deadly consequences. Dakota boys are out there in Alaska seeking their fortune no matter the risk facing deadly situations.
‘Gold Rush: White Water’ shows gold mining at its most extreme. Accessing and exploring the creek each day is not an easy task and takes nerves of steel. Some of the most dangerous tasks you will see the guys doing are passing through a deadly 400-foot canyon on an unsafe zip wire, hypothermia due to cold freezing water, extreme temperatures, facing wild animals and much more.
It is a popular saying that fortune favors the brave and that is certainly the case for this team of intrepid miners. They keep going up against the toughest of physical conditions where there is always the possibility that their effort might go in vain and there might be no gold to be found. However, they put in a lot of hard work and do not lose hope. The Dakota boys show true grit in the face of adversity and while the father and son bond might be strong enough to hold the two together, they also set a shining example for the rest of their team who are prepared to believe in their vision and take risks for them.
‘Gold Rush: White Water’ is part entertainment and part educational, because they explain some of the basics of mining as they go along and more importantly they highlight the safety measures they take throughout the journey to ensure they live to search for gold another day. The entertainment comes from watching how the team works in high pressure and unfavorable environment, where they get past frayed nerves and personal needs for comfort to work as a unit oriented towards an objective goal.
In season 3, we get to see the Dakota boys returning for more nerve-fraying adventures in extreme environments with a crew that is as efficient as it is loyal. After all, if mining for gold were easy, everyone would be doing it.
Gold Rush: White Water Season 3 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘Gold Rush: White Water’ Season 3 is all set to release on November 8, 2019 on Discovery Channel. Don’t forget to mark your calendars.
Gold Rush: White Water Trailer:
While we don’t have a trailer to share, this sneak peak from one of the earlier seasons is pretty interesting.
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