Chris meeting Alex was a wake up call to Chris he realized he wanted a new identity. He didn't want his money anymore, he didn't want to live in his hometown anymore he didn't want to be with friends and his family. He left everything behind to go explore the world.
Jim Gallien meets Chris McCandless
Jim Gallien was a union electrition. He met Alex besides the road hitchhiking looking for a ride because it was cold.
Chris Meets Jan and Bob
Chris met Wayne by him getting a ride from him and then Wayne invited him over for dinner and his wife cooked for both of them because she wanted to help him out
Tracy falls in love with Chris
Jim Gallien sees Chris walking in the snow four miles out of Fairbanks with his thumb up high looking for a ride and as soon as he arrived to the destination jim gave Chris some boots to keep him warm
Chris met Jan and Bob on a roadside while hes collecting berries. She convinced her boyfriend to take Chris to a flea Market
Tracy is a young 17 year old girl who falls in love with Chris during the one week visit she had with Chris they became very close friends and got attached to eachother