Having met in college, Bill and Jessica's lives are drawn together as they both pursue a career in forestry. Their wilderness survival skills are tested as they explore the remote areas of the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains. Who would have thought a hike in the mountains would lead to the discovery of a lost fortune of gold? What was the meaning of the golden arrowheads they found? Finding the skeletal remains of two miners lead to the answers a prominent Colorado family had been seeking. Bill's friendship with a local Shoshone Indian leads him to discover a geological phenomenon in eastern Nevada that ends up changing his life forever. Bill and Jessica overcome threats on their lives and a heartbreaking end to their relationship. But in the end the discovery of a long lost legend allowed their dreams to finally come true.