Travel & Tourism

‘Into the Wild’ lures the unprepared to Alaska wilderness

This March 21, 2006, file photo, shows the abandoned bus where Christopher McCandless starved to death in 1992 on Stampede Road near Healy, Alaska. For more than a quarter-century, the old bus abandoned in Alaska's punishing wilderness has drawn adventurers seeking to retrace the steps of a young idealist who met a tragic death in the derelict vehicle. Scores of travelers following his journey along the Stampede Trail have been rescued and others have died in the harsh back-country terrain. Now

 

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