"Slippery Slope" is the 4th episode of Season 2, and the 14th episode overall. It is set to air on November 18, 2011.
The Hoffman crew confronts the permafrost that lies between them and the gold. As the Dakota Boys set up their new wash plant, Fred pushes his son too hard and Dustin storms off. Parker faces a breakdown that leaves his mining season at a stand still.