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    Barren Lands – May 24 – Day 66

    “I traveled about 20 miles today, pulling my sled with all my gear, exploring these areas. Within this pass in a small gorge, I found a grove of spruce trees, which is really rare on that side of the divide… I’ll be back [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 23 – Day 65

    “The day was just a stunning, clear, calm day - skied all day without a shirt. I regretted that actually right now. I got a bad sunburn, but it was worth it… It looks like a summer day in Minnesota.” - Will Steger, May [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 22 – Day 64

    “Killing time is the name of the game here. I sit a lot, sometimes lie a lot. I normally just listen, ya know? Just pay attention... I listen a lot to the wind at night. It’s just a beautiful experience.” - Will Steger, [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 21 – Day 63

    "There was a tight clump of trees together, that provided good wind and rain and snow protection. About 6-7 feet up, I lashed a couple sticks about 4 inches in diameter up in the air like struts for a canoe rack. [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 20 – Day 62

    "The sound of the wind in the trees is unusual. When I lay here in the tent, it makes me think I'm in Ely again. It sounds like home." - Will Steger, May 20, 2018. NWT. Day 62. Black Lake: 60°F / Baker Lake: 19°F / [...]

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