The Wild author shares her takeaways from her incredible journey hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and having her story become a major motion picture


In this exclusive Shape interview, Wild author Cheryl Strayed reflects on her experience of going through a "mid-20s crisis" and what it's like to be played by Reese Witherspoon in a movie. Watch the video above to hear more about her takeaways from this incredible journey, and her advice for anyone who wants to take on the wilderness themselves.

Also, be sure to check out Part 1 in this video series, "Wild" Author Cheryl Strayed Talks Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.