In the heart of downtown Seattle lies the Union Gospel Mission—a homeless shelter catering to the addicted and the abused. For these men and women, hope is a novelty. Self-esteem is a luxury. Recovery is a faraway ideal. But within the UGM is one man, an ex-Army Ranger, who believes in them, who believes in life and who believes in mountains. Mountains? Yes, watch as he attempts to use one of the most treacherous peaks in North America, 14,400-foot Mt. Rainier, to give these recovering addicts hope again. Will their personal mountains be overcome?