It's haying season. Robert and the Georges are coming by to help out. However, Robert and Nelson are temporarily tied up with other tasks, leaving Rita, young Horatio and Francis - who makes an art of getting out of work - as the only people currently available. After the division of labor is decided, a small wrench is thrown into the proceedings when Gloria sprains her ankle, which means she is relegated to the kitchen, much to everyone else's dismay. But a more serious and life threatening accident occurs when Francis is run over by the mower. As they all deal with the immediate issue of Francis' injuries, they can only send notice for Dr. Harvey in Bella Coola - a three hour plane ride away - and hope that he arrives in time to save Francis. Things turn even worse when they receive news that Bella Coola is fogged in, meaning no planes in or out. Against Gloria's wishes, Pan and Rich decide to make the 150 mile round trip horse ride through the treacherous trail to the end of the ...