Paterson (with ABC News producer Tarana Harris) spent the night in a tent at the start of the Stempede Trail before beginning his hike to the bus at daybreak. "If this is serious business, then I want to elevate myself to a level where I can get by," he said. "This is my new playground. If I'm not ready for it now, I'm going to learn what it takes to survive out there and I think in order to learn you have to put yourself out there in sometimes dangerous situations."
(Neal Karlinsky/ABC News)