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    Barren Lands – April 18 – Day 30

    "It was actually a very beautiful day... Snow-squally first, and then rain-squally. The clouds broke for a while. It was almost like a Georgia O'Keeffe painting." - Will Steger, April 18, 2018. Firedrake Lake, NWT. 
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    Barren Lands – April 17 – Day 29

    No sense of thawing yet... Hopefully we won't have snow. If it snows, it's just gonna change the whole ball game." - Will Steger, April 17, 2018. Firedrake Lake, NWT
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    Barren Lands – April 16 – Day 28

    "When it's whited out like this, there isn't any definition in the horizon. You can't see the islands or peninsulas or indentations like you can on a clear day. Everything's kind of flat, so you have to watch." - Will Steger, April 16, 2018. 
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    Barren Lands – April 15 – Day 27

    "I'm used to the solitude here. In fact, I don't even think about it. I'm just traveling one day after another. It's a beautiful rhythm that I'm into, and the beautiful country." - Will Steger, April 15, 2018. Vera Lake, NWT. 
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    Barren Lands – April 14 – Day 26

    "Two things could happen here. The high pressure could come back - the cold. Or you get a low pressure, which with a southeast wind, would bring in moisture, which would be a major problem for me." - Will Steger, April 14, 2018.
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    Barren Lands – April 13 – Day 25

    "I took the day off today. It's really a luxury to be able to just lay around. In real life, you don't get that opportunity... The real adventure starts tomorrow with these portages... Things get exciting now. There's no security here." - Will Steger April 13, 2018 
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    Barren Lands – April 12 – Day 24

    "My day is pretty simple. I basically observe what's going on. Sometimes something gets in my head and takes me somewhere else - but not often." - Will Steger, April 12, 2018
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    Barren Lands – April 11 – Day 23

    "There are some trappers I may be running into tomorrow. They're way up the line here. If all goes right, I might spend the night there - may even have a day off." - Will Steger, April 11, 2018
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    Barren Lands – April 10 – Day 22

    Will is still on the move. Check out his latest location update. Black Lake: -1°F / Baker Lake: -19°F / Ely, MN: 28°F   
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    Barren Lands – April 09 – Day 21

    "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