The long-lasting “Into the Wild” bus is about to be relocated — to a spot somewhat nearer to civilization.
The Alaska Division of Pure Sources mentioned in a press release on Thursday that the bus will most probably be housed within the College of Alaska-Fairbanks’ Museum of the North.
The bus, which made its debut within the 1996 Jon Krakauer novel and subsequent movie, was as soon as an icon for a lot of trailblazers who wished to go to the bus within the wild. The topic of the guide, Christopher McCandless, died of hunger whereas dwelling briefly within the remotely positioned car.
Nonetheless, after a median of roughly 15 rescue missions yearly, and two confirmed deaths, the bus was faraway from it unique location exterior the Denali Nationwide Park and Protect and relocated to what authorities referred to as a “safe however undisclosed location.”
“I do know it’s the correct factor for public security within the space, eradicating the perilous attraction,” mentioned Mayor Clay Walker.
“On the similar time, it’s at all times somewhat bittersweet when a chunk of your historical past will get pulled out.”