Five Year Plan Of Operations For Extended Exploration At Breccia Gold Property

VANCOUVER - Ophir Gold Corp. has submitted the necessary documentation to the United States Forest Service (USFS) in support a five-year Plan of Operations (for extended exploration of the Breccia Gold Property. The Property is located approximately 40 km southwest of Salmon, Idaho, and may be accessed directly by road. The Plan of Operations is a comprehensive five-year outline of anticipated mineral exploration activities to be carried out on the Property, including diamond drilling. The permit, once received, will allow the Company to explore the Property for five consecutive years, under the same authorization, providing significant advantages and flexibility for follow-up work on the Property. The Company's principal geological consultant, Dahrouge Geological Consulting Ltd., with offices in Denver, Colorado and Edmonton, Alberta, drafted the Plan of Operations and will continue to liaison with the USFS through to permit receipt. In addition, the Company has engaged Sundance Consulting Inc. of Pocatello, Idaho, to complete the cultural survey component of the assessment, while the remaining fish, wildlife, and environmental surveys are to be completed in-house by the USFS.

The Company expects to complete the 5-year Plan of Operations permit process for the spring/summer of 2022. Once the permit is received, the Company will be positioned for five years of extensive mineral exploration at the Property, which will include: All-season access to the Property; Ground and helicopter supported diamond drilling; and Construction of 143 drilling sites and associated ground access.

"Completion and submission of the Plan of Operations to the USFS is a significant milestone for the Company," said, Shawn Westcott, Chief Executive Officer. "It is a comprehensive plan that will allow Ophir to perform successive and informed exploration drilling in an efficient, predictable, and long-term manner, and moreover, will position the Company for an aggressive follow-up drill campaign to our maiden drill program scheduled to begin in only a few weeks time."