Calhoun and his Army buddy Danton climb Pike's Peak to rescue the survivors of a plane crash. Adams, an artist's model; Faylen, a Navy petty officer; Gomez, a brokerage clerk; and Williams, the injured copilot, are the only survivors. The plane was also carrying $250,000. Danton teams with
Gomez to force Calhoun to lead them back down the mountain, planning to kill everyone when they are out of the wilderness. Calhoun leads them to an Army artillery target field and battles it out with Danton. The money is returned to its owners and Adams decides to live with Calhoun.