Solo 2014 Quetico

Here is the map of the route Will traveled during his 2014 Solo Expedition. Click on each stop to see images and videos of his journey.

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  • Day 1-Beaverhouse Lake

     "I forgot my 10 pounds of venison hamburger with 20% organic pork fat." I had spent a full week before with expedition planning in my head. [...]
  • Day 2

    Yesterday was a tough day-25 in the morning. Breaking camp was not too bad but when I tried to pull the canoe it was obvious it was too heavy in [...]
  • Day 3

    It was -20 this morning, Wind picking up early. I had made camp on the leeward side of the small hill next to a small waterfalls whose noise [...]
  • Day 4

    It was 27 below when I woke up, the coldest morning yet. I slept warm and snug at first and then the cold entered my sleeping bag later in the [...]
  • Day 5-Quetico Lake

    It was 27 below when I woke up, the coldest morning yet. I slept warm and snug at first and then the cold entered my sleeping bag later in the [...]
  • Day 6-Quetico Lake

    It cleared off in the middle of the night and the temperature dropped. I slept warm and cozy at first and then the last half of the night I slept [...]
  • Day 6, March 28, 2014-Quetico Lake (2)

    It cleared off in the middle of the night and the temperature dropped. I slept warm and cozy at first and then the last half of the night I slept [...]
  • Day 7-End of Quetico Lake

    It remained clear last night, no wind, about -20. I slept cold again due to my moist clothing. Slept until the sun hit the tent and then slept [...]
  • Day 8-Jean Lake near portage to Burnside Lake

    Got up in the dark at 3 AM. It was warm all night, lows around 20. I slept about seven hours, not enough for my tired body, but I slept warm and [...]
  • Day 9-Jean Lake, adventurous day today

    Woke up at 3 AM expecting to travel, but the thaw continued all night. So there was no freezing, only more thawing. So I went back to the [...]