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    Barren Lands – May 06 – Day 48

    "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 [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 05 – Day 47

    "I'm very satisfied with this tent. I've used it over a 30-year period. Probably have about 1,500 days in this thing... I always pitch it on ice. I never sleep on land unless I can't." - Will Steger, May 05, 2018. [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 04 – Day 46

    "(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 [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 03 – Day 45

    "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." [...]
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    Barren Lands – May 02 – Day 44

    "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 [...]

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