by Will Steger -"This raven landed on an island next to me... I talked to him for a while. He's probably never seen a human being before - never definitely had a human being talk to him. When I was singing to him, he was shifting his weight from one foot to another..." - Will Steger, May 06, 2018. Eyeberry Lake, NWT. Day 48.
by Will Steger -"(Overflow) from the banks or creeks or rivers that flow into the Thelon will flow out on the top of the ice and freeze... But the snow protects the overflow from freezing - imagine knee deep water when it's 50 below covered up by 2 feet of snow. This is very, very dangerous." - Will Steger, May 04, 2018. Thelon River, NWT. Day 46.
by Will Steger -"I read the river ice by its subtle shades... Some of the ice is green. The darker green you wanna stay away from. The lighter greens are safe. Same thing with the blacker ice. Real black, you've really gotta watch out." - Will Steger, May 03, 2018. Thelon River, NWT. Day 45.
by Will Steger -"It was a pretty nice morning. It started to thaw the snow a bit... Then after lunch, it clouded up and turned into a snowstorm. Visibility dropped down to almost nothing. I traveled in the whiteout for awhile, and everything got sopping wet." - Will Steger, May 02, 2018. Thelon River, NWT. Day 44.
by Will Steger -"Very interesting day for me, just to do something different. I really like getting out on the land. A couple times I was on a high point where I could really see in the distance... Just spectacular knowing the true wilderness here. Probably the nearest person is about a couple hundred miles from me." - Will Steger, May 01, 2018. Thelon River, NWT. Day 43.
by Will Steger -"By the time I packed up, the wind intensified. I had a tailwind, but the snow continued, the sun disappeared, and I got into a really bad whiteout. Couldn't see anything at all. I had to sit about half an hour to kinda wait for the snow to lift... Then I traveled on." - Will Steger, April 29, 2018. Elk River, NWT. Day 41.