Operation Gold Rush With Dan Snow

December 2017

Season 1 Episode 3 - Digging For Gold

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Dan, Felicity and Kevin arrive at Dawson City, gateway to Klondike gold. Guided by historical accounts, the team set up a 19th-century style mining camp in the heart of the gold fields. Using traditional methods, they set about the back-breaking work of mining for gold. They have to use both their expertise and muscle to give them any chance of striking it rich. It is not going to be easy – they have just five days to prospect in an area that is already been extensively mined. But in a game whe...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Lakes And Rivers

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Having made their way through Alaskan coastal mountains, Dan Snow and his team now attempt to cross waterways featuring unpredictable weather and turbulent rapids. The journey is made even more treacherous by the fact they will be using a basic wooden boat, built according to original designs from the time of the gold rush. They must then paddle hundreds of miles along the mighty Yukon River to reach Dawson City, gateway to the Klondike.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Mountain Passes

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In an epic adventure, historian Dan Snow follows in the footsteps of the 19th century's last great gold rush - a journey filled iwth genuine danger and thrilling beauty. Leading a one-month expedition, he's joined by polar explorer Felicity Aston and remote environment medic Dr Kevin Fong. Their goal: to strike gold in Canada's frozen wilderness. Dan in his team first take on the Alaskan Coastal Mountains, a wall of snow and rock blocking their way to the Klondike and its gold. Following the ro...