A film follows a troubled but daring teenage girl named Mackenzie. She is sent to live with her uncle in Juneau, Alaska because her mother is admitted to hospital. However, conditions in her new home become unbearable after she gets molested by her uncle and Mackenzie is forced to run. Then she makes friend with an older man Bartlett who will help her return to her home in Seattle. They cross the wilderness together and discover sanctuary in the last frontier.