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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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    Barren Lands – May 19 – Day 61

    "Violent storm last night... I was up around 2 in the morning just in case the tent blew. The wind was at least 70 miles per hour. In the morning, the muskox that were camped out next to my camp where still here... My [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 18 – Day 60

    "I saw these huge boulders to the south. The tundra was thawing, and the tundra thaws pretty fast, but I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought, "How could I have missed that?" Then I looked again, and they were moving – a [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 17 – Day 59

    "I'm back on the Canadian Barrens. It's wide open spaces here, no trees -- very easy here to get lost... I'm up high, camped in a very beautiful place... Spring almost has to come right now. There's so much intensity in [...]

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