"In the Black" is the 14th episode of Season 2, and the 24th overall. It originally aired on February 10, 2012.


In an attempt to break even, the Hoffmans run day and night. Despite issues, they are able to get over 15 ounces in just a few days of running.

Dakota Fred must find a new way to access the Glory Hole when his excavator gets stuck. Parker Schnabel becomes boss again at Big Nugget Mine after John's heart attack. Parker takes his grandfather's advice to mine one final spot before the season ends.