Plan a Hike
Cheryl planned for her hike of the PCT for more than six months. Consider a hike of similar distance for yourself. Map out your route, locations for resupplies, etc.
Write to the Author
Write a letter to author Cheryl Strayed discussing her memoir. What did you enjoy most about the book? How does your own personal journey relate to Cheryl's?
Cheryl discusses mountaineer and writer John Muir throughout the memoir. Develop a presentation that examines Muir's life and his impact on wilderness programs today.
Conduct research and develop a presentation that examines the physical demands of a hike of the PCT and present it to the class.
Look in your local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain how...
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