Comparing The Risks Of Chris Mccandless And Jon Krakauer

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Risk is when someone is taking a chance where there is something to gain or lose. For many people, like Chris McCandless and Jon Krakauer, are willing to take those risks even if there was a chance they would have to die for them. This quote was written by Krakauer describing the time he went to Colorado and planned to climbed Devil’s Thumb. “As I formulated a plan to climb the Thumb, I was dimly aware I might be getting in over my head. But that only added to the appeal” (Krakauer 135). He was much like Chris McCandless when it came to their ambition and willingness to take risks. They both took potentially fatal risks because it made them feel alive and that they had a purpose in life. Most people don’t take possibly fatal risks
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