Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Transcript of Christopher McCandless
Christopher's views on society.
"i don't understand why people, why every f***ing person is so bad to each other so often."
May 12, 1990: Christopher Johnson McCandless graduates from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He tells his parents that he is going to spend the summer traveling in his car, a used yellow Datsun.
Alex hitch hiking
During Alex's travels
Alex works for many different people while backpacking the land
Alex disposes of all his belongings
Alex makes it to Alaska
Alex gets injured
"I have had a happy life and thank the lord. Goodbye and may god bless all!"
June 1990: Mails his final college transcript and a brief note to his parents' home in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. McCandless's family will never hear from him again.
July 10, 1990: Christopher Abandons his car after it is damaged by a flash flood. Loads his belongings into his backpack and sets out on foot.
Christopher looses his car
Christopher goes by the name of "Alex Supertramp" to keep his parents from finding him.
Alex is born
July–August 1990: Hitchhikes to California's Lake Tahoe, then hikes into the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Travels to the Cascade mountains, across the lava beds of the Columbia River basin, and across the Idaho panhandle. Jan Burres and her boyfriend Bob discover McCandless by the side of the road and befriend him. In Cut Bank, Montana, meets Wayne Westerberg.
August 1990: McCandless's parents drive to Atlanta looking for their son and discover that his apartment was vacated five weeks earlier.
Buys used gun
goes into Alaska
Alex makes it to the 100th day of being in Alaska
Alex Dies around two weeks after his 100th day