“I took the day off today. It’s really a luxury to be able to just lay around. In real life, you don’t get that opportunity… The real adventure starts tomorrow with these portages… Things get exciting now. There’s no security here.” – Will Steger April 13, 2018 

Black Lake: 25°F / Baker Lake: -2°F / Ely, MN: 29°F


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“My day is pretty simple. I basically observe what’s going on. Sometimes something gets in my head and takes me somewhere else – but not often.” – Will Steger, April 12, 2018. 

Black Lake: 0°F / Baker Lake: -10°F / Ely, MN: 24°F


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“There are some trappers I may be running into tomorrow. They’re way up the line here. If all goes right, I might spend the night there – may even have a day off.” – Will Steger, April 11, 2018

Black Lake: -1°F / Baker Lake: -17°F / Ely, MN: 33°F


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April 10, 2018.
Will is still on the move.
Black Lake: -1°F / Baker Lake: -19°F / Ely, MN: 28°F
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“Caribou is the only food I’ve ever eaten I can maintain my strength on. I eat it pretty much rare – extremely rare – with lots of lard so it’s real fatty. I’m not really much of a meat eater back in the real world, but I prefer caribou here.” – Will Steger, April 09, 2018 

Black Lake: 19°F / Baker Lake: -16°F / Ely, MN: 23°F


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“There’s been a wolf that’s been following me, and I’ve been following it… Wolves will generally follow the old portage trails, so when I saw this faint, very slight depression (of wolf tracks) in the snow, I followed it, and sure enough, they led to a trail.” – Will Steger, April 08, 2018. 

Black Lake: 3°F / Baker Lake: -16°F / Ely, MN: 11°F


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“I made a mistake and went up one of the wrong bays. It cost me about 3 hours of hard time. But that’s just part of the way it goes sometimes.” – Will Steger, April 07, 2018.

Black Lake: -2°F / Baker Lake: -7°F / Ely, MN: 4°F


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“These last 17-18 days almost seem like a blur to me – really tough days, not making a lot of time, and not really getting into that expedition rhythm… But now I feel like the expedition is really starting for me. I’m getting into that rhythm again.” – Will Steger, April 06, 2018.

Black Lake: 0°F / Baker Lake: -12°F / Ely, MN: 13°F


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“I was traveling straight north into the ground blizzard… In the distance I saw some cliffs. There was a little bit of a shelter there, but I was unable to transmit out.” – Will Steger, April 05, 2018

Black Lake: 8°F / Baker Lake: -13°F / Ely, MN: 15°F


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