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Fortitude Gold Appoints Allan Turner Vice President of Exploration

Colorado Springs, Colorado – June 1, 2023 – Fortitude Gold Corp. (OTCQB: FTCO) (the “Company”) today confirmed the promotion of Mr. Allan Turner to Vice President of Exploration.  Mr. Turner’s appointment follows the previously announced retirement of Mr. Barry Devlin.  Fortitude Gold is a gold producer, developer, and explorer with operations in Nevada, U.S.A. offering investors exposure to both gold production and dividend yield.

Mr. Turner joined Fortitude in September of 2021 and brings over 25 years of industry experience, ranging from greenfield exploration, including maiden resource development, to advanced brownfields environments, involving multi-disciplinary collaboration to complete prefeasibility level assessments that converted resources to reserves.  Prior to joining Fortitude, Mr. Turner served in various capacities in his 13 years with Stantec, most recently as Manager of Geology and Practice Leader for Stantec's Mine Exploration & Resource Assessment subdiscipline.  Mr. Turner holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science from the University of Alberta, is a Professional Geologist, and belongs to the Geological Society of Nevada (GSN) and Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).

“I am pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Turner to Vice President Exploration,” stated Fortitude Gold CEO and President, Mr. Jason Reid.  “Fortitude Gold controls over 30,000 acres in Nevada’s prolific Walker Lane mineral belt, and we look forward to Mr. Turner leading our exploration efforts in revealing the geologic potential of our exciting gold properties.”

About Fortitude Gold Corp.:

Fortitude Gold is a U.S. based gold producer targeting projects with low operating costs, high margins, and strong returns on capital. The Company’s strategy is to grow organically, remain debt-free and distribute substantial dividends. The Company’s Nevada Mining Unit consists of five high-grade gold properties located in the Walker Lane Mineral Belt and a sixth high-grade gold property in west central Nevada. The Isabella Pearl gold mine, located on the Isabella Pearl mineralized trend, is currently in production. Nevada, U.S.A. is among the world’s premier mining friendly jurisdictions.

Cautionary Statements:  This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. If you are risk-averse you should NOT buy shares in Fortitude Gold Corp.  The statements contained in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. When used in this press release, the words “plan”, “target”, "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "intend" and "expect" and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements.  Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the statements regarding the Company’s strategy, future plans for production, future expenses and costs, future liquidity and capital resources, and estimates of mineralized material are forward-looking statements.  All forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon information available to the Company on the date of this press release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.  Forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate.  The Company's actual results could differ materially from those discussed in this press release.


Greg Patterson




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