The destruction of a legendary class V+ white water rapid is investigated in this documentary short. Federal Agents arrest eight men for blowing up Quartzite Falls, the deadliest rapid in Arizona's Salt River Canyon. As the story behind the crime unravels, their defense - to make a dangerous place safer, sparks new debate about the survival of Wilderness in the United States.
"This intriguing tale of rivers and adventure, of ethics and crime, helps us to discover what Wilderness means to the soul of America." Tim Palmer, Author of "Lifelines: A Case for River Conservation".
Directed and Produced by Emmy Award winning filmmaker, Kristin Atwell. Narrated by Emmy Award winner Peter Coyote.