What would you do if something you loved was threatened? When adventurer Rob Fowler and his gang of outdoor junkies come across a pristine cliff dwelling in south-eastern Utah, all their lives are changed. But things are never easy in the desert. No sooner than they learn of this amazing oasis, the possibility that it may be taken away from them rears its head. Leaving a trail of destruction behind them, The Marauders blaze a path across the high plateaus and deep canyons of southeastern Utah, looking for peace, salvation, and escape. Whether they find it is up to how fast they can run - and if fate doesn't have other plans. Touching on issues of wilderness ethics, the ownership of spirituality, and the state of the environmental movement, The Marauders stands as a commentary about and an extension of other works. A must-read for those that are interested in the ethics of the backcountry of the Colorado Plateau.