“I left town at noon… The small trail I was following was hard to see in the whiteout. Made about 10 miles, which was a good day to begin with.”– Will Steger, March 20, 2018

Black Lake: 26°F  /  Baker Lake: -17°F  /  Ely, MN: 23°F

Today, Will began his 1,000-mile, 70-day solo canoe-sled expedition through the Barren Lands of the Canadian Arctic.


Find Will Steger on the 2018 Barren Lands Solo Expedition and follow his daily progress. Will updates his position at the end of each day while making dinner, journaling, and preparing for the next day.

Find Will’s Current Position

3 Responses to “Barren Lands – Dispatch 01”

  1. Cathryn Kennedy

    Hey Will: What an inspiration! Best to you on this solo trek. We will be checking in on you and sending you positive energy. Cheers! Cathryn Kennedy

  2. Randee Edmundson

    What rivers are you paddling? Dubawnt river system and Thelon River to Baker L?


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