Tobias Schneebaum isn't the first person to follow his romantic pretensions into the wilderness. And he's hardly the first to have the "wilderness" smack those pretensions right out of him. When such a trip goes bad, it's tragedy: a penitent taken down in pursuit of authenticity, like that "Now I Walk into the Wild" suburban kid who died alone in a bus in Alaska. When it goes well, it's the classic hero's journey: Leave home, face trying circumstances, and return enriched, a greater version... More >>>