Into The Wild by: Jon Krakauer

  • Period: to

    Chris decides he is never going to see his parents Walt and Billie McCandless again. His final school trascript arrives in Washington, DC

  • Period: to

    Chris give all his savings away to OXFAM charity dedicated to fighting hunger.

  • Chris J. McCandless gratuates from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Decided then that is going to to set out on his first adventure in his yellow datson and travel across the Untied Sates.

    Chris J. McCandless gratuates from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Decided then that is going to to set out on his first adventure in his yellow datson and travel across the Untied Sates.
    Chris Loved his yellow Datsun, After Graduating his dad wanted to buy him a new car. Chris was offended that he wanted to spend money on something so useless like another car. Even though he didn't care about educaton he thought to himself that he good enough marks to maybe get into harvard, but decided he didnt want to impress his dad anymore though.
  • Arrives at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada.

    Arrives at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada.
  • After a flash flood Chris leaves his loved yellow Datsun behind. He continues into the bush on foot.

    After a flash flood Chris leaves his loved yellow Datsun behind. He continues into the bush on foot.
    This is one turning point in Chris's life. After the flood most of the things he packed for his trip was runied and the road was washed out. He took off on foot with out half his gear. He was hiking around but because of the hot July temperatures he suffered from extreme heat stroke. Most of the iteams left behind later in his adventure he would have needed. It would have helped in alot ex. his riffle!
  • After hitch hiking in Willow Creek, California, Chris recieves a ticket in the mail for hitching. His parents become extremely worried about him.

    After hitch hiking in Willow Creek, California, Chris recieves a ticket in the mail for hitching. His parents become extremely worried about him.
  • He reaches the Colorado River where he continues South through the desert, arriving in Topock, Arizona.He buys a second-hand canoe

    He reaches the Colorado River where he continues South through the desert, arriving in Topock, Arizona.He buys a second-hand canoe
  • Period: to

    Chris's parents hire a private investigator to find him

    After recieving a hitch hiking ticket in the mail at there Annnandale resitdents Walt and Billie McCandless became very worried about there son. They hired a private invesgator named Peter Kalitka. Using the tickets location of Willow Creek as his starting point for his search.
  • Reaches the Morelos Dam and the Mexican border

    Reaches the Morelos Dam and the Mexican border
  • Encouters a dangerous waterfalls along the Colorado River

    Encouters a dangerous waterfalls along the Colorado River
  • Chris realizes that he can't reach the Gulf of California by canoe.He meets a couple of duck hunters that ofter to give him a ride.

    Chris realizes that he can't reach the Gulf of California by canoe.He meets a couple of duck hunters that ofter to give him a ride.
  • Pulls the canoe out of the water.He decides it isn't safe.

    Pulls the canoe out of the water.He decides it isn't safe.
  • He discovers a cave where he hides out from a severe weaher. He sents up camp for 10 days.

    He discovers a cave where he hides out from a severe weaher. He sents up camp for 10 days.
  • Period: to

    Travels through Houston then down the Pacific Coast.

  • Period: to

    Meets Ronald Franz while hitchhiking near California's Salton Sea

  • He decides to leave his canoe in the El Golfo de Santa Clara.

    He decides to leave his canoe in the El Golfo de Santa Clara.
  • Tries to sneak back into the United States over the Mexican boarder. He spends a night in jail after US imagration catches him. He talks himself out troube after proving proof that he's a US citizen.

    Tries to sneak back into the United States over the Mexican boarder. He spends a night in jail after US imagration catches him. He talks himself out troube after proving proof that he's a US citizen.
  • Applies for an ID in Los Angeles

    Applies for an ID in Los Angeles
  • Camps at the bottom of the Grand Canyon with a young couple

    Camps at the bottom of the Grand Canyon with a young couple
  • Burries his back pack in the ground and hitch hikes to Las Vegas

    Burries his back pack in the ground and hitch hikes to Las Vegas
  • Chris almost drowns to death in his canoe after a bad wind storm.

    Chris almost drowns to death in his canoe after a bad wind storm.
    Chris almost drowning scares him an realized he better head back out into town and better prepare himself. He thought to himself "if i've already had a brush with disaster, what was Alaska going to be like?"
  • Chris meets Wayne Westerberg. They become close firends. Wayne giving him and place to stay and work.

    Chris meets Wayne Westerberg. They become close firends. Wayne giving him and place to stay and work.
  • Period: to

    Arrives in Bullhead City, Arizona, where he worked for two months at McDonald's and lived in an empty RV in a field beside a man named Charlie.The owners of the land had no idea Chris was living on their land.

  • Sends a postcard to Jan Burres in Niland, California, including a map so she and boyfriend Bob can visit him in Bullhead City.

    Sends a postcard to Jan Burres in Niland, California, including a map so she and boyfriend Bob can visit him in Bullhead City.
  • Visits Jan and Bob at there campsite where he again stays for a while.

    Visits Jan and Bob at there campsite where he again stays for a while.
  • Period: to

    Works at Wayne Westerberg's grain elevator in Carthage, South Dakota.

  • Calls Franz to pick hm up

    Calls Franz to pick hm up
    Franz , a devout Christian and spent most of his life in the army.
  • Spends the night at Franz house.

    Spends the night at Franz house.
  • Leaves Carthage, bound for Alaska.

    Leaves Carthage, bound for Alaska.
  • Stops at Liard Hot Springs in British Columbia, Canada

    Stops at Liard Hot Springs in British Columbia, Canada
  • Buys a hand gun and starts his journey in Alaska.

    Buys a hand gun and starts his journey in Alaska.
  • Hitch hking Chris gets picked up from Jim Gillien. Gillien drives him to Stampede Trail.

    Hitch hking Chris gets picked up from Jim Gillien. Gillien drives him to Stampede Trail.
  • Sees Mt. McKinley.

    Sees Mt. McKinley.
  • Finds an old bus beside the Sushana River

    Finds an old bus beside the Sushana River
  • Period: to

    McCandless starts to live off the land collecting berries and killing small aniamls over the mouth.

  • Shoots and kills his first big animal. He killed a moose.

    Shoots and kills his first big animal. He killed a moose.
  • Prepares his backpack and sets out on the 20-mile hike back to the road.

    Prepares his backpack and sets out on the 20-mile hike back to the road.
  • Gets turned around on his hike and returns back to the bus.

    Gets turned around on his hike and returns back to the bus.
  • Arrives back at the bus

    Arrives back at the bus
  • Writes in his journal that he isnt doing well! "EXTREMELY WEAK, FAULT OF POT. SEED. MUCH TROUBLE JUST TO STAND UP. STARVING. GREAT JEOPARDY."

    Writes in his journal that he isnt doing well!  "EXTREMELY WEAK, FAULT OF POT. SEED. MUCH TROUBLE JUST TO STAND UP. STARVING. GREAT JEOPARDY."
    Chris is starting to realize no that we probably isn't going to make it out alive. His journal entries now are harsh and sad.
  • write another very important jounral entry. "DAY 100! MADE IT!" and "BUT IN WEAKEST CONDITION OF LIFE. DEATH LOOMS AS SERIOUS THREAT.

    write another very important jounral entry.  "DAY 100! MADE IT!" and "BUT IN WEAKEST CONDITION OF LIFE. DEATH LOOMS AS SERIOUS THREAT.
  • Chris post an S.O.S. note on the bus while he forages nearby for berries. Writes his final journal entry: "Beautiful Blueberries."

    Chris post an S.O.S. note on the bus while he forages nearby for berries. Writes his final journal entry: "Beautiful Blueberries."
    Writing this S.O.S note chris is starting to get a bit delisional. He thinks someone will come acroos the bus, not knowing people haven't passed by in years. At this point he he had muscle pain, loss of hair,diizziness, shortness of breath. He had become sensitve to cold. His mind was coming in and out iof a sense of dissolution!
  • Chris J. McCandless dies of stavation while sleeping in the blue sleeping bag his mom made him as a boy in the bus along the Sushana River in Alaska.

    Chris J. McCandless dies of stavation while sleeping in the blue sleeping bag his mom made him as a boy in the bus along the Sushana River in Alaska.
  • Period: to

    Three differnt groups of people including hunters and hikers find the body of Chris McCandless.