“It was a dreary day all the way through – kind of a depressing day. But it’s okay, ya know? Usual thing. You just get what you get.. And I’m in it, and I’m experiencing it, so that’s a part of the game.” – Will Steger, May 09, 2018. Thelon River, NWT. Day 51.

Black Lake: 30°F / Baker Lake: 13°F / Ely, MN: 47°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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One Response to “Barren Lands – May 09 – Day 51”

  1. Allen Runkel

    You r the same guy now as U were when you took an 8 th grader — me-to haul logs for your home in Ely . How exciting! Us travelers understand its not only the destination but the journey. Thank you for giving me an experience I will never forget.


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