“Caribou is the only food I’ve ever eaten I can maintain my strength on. I eat it pretty much rare – extremely rare – with lots of lard so it’s real fatty. I’m not really much of a meat eater back in the real world, but I prefer caribou here.” – Will Steger, April 09, 2018 

Black Lake: 19°F / Baker Lake: -16°F / Ely, MN: 23°F


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.

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2 Responses to “Barren Lands – April 09 – Day 21”

  1. Philip Kitze

    Despite the frigid temperatures, with all the travel on lakes, any worries about ice conditions? If there were springs under water, or thin ice? I’m guessing rivers are froze over. Do you think any of the rivers will be navigable with these temps?

  2. Bill Kidd

    Will, great stuff. The aerial photos of your route show areas that look like dunes or areas void of any vegetation. Could you describe them when you encounter these areas which are mostly north of your current position. Thanks.


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