The team traveled 103 miles today and is now at mile 534.
The day began at 6:00 am when a flock of geese awoke the team.
The team departed at 6:52. Thirty to 40 MPH winds slowed the team,
as did signs of a weak battery. Naturally, the team feared that
the alternator was having problems, so they decided to start the
engine by hand using the prop.
As the team continued up river, the water level began to return to
normal, making boat ramps functional again.
The team arrived at Bismark at 12:00 and stayed until 5:00. They caught
up on some much needed rest, had a bite to eat at McDonald's, and then
made their way over to the Fox Island Recreation area.
By 6:00 the team was back on the river, cruising at about 50 MPH.
As the sun set, all objects in the water became obscured by the light.
The team hit an unseen sand bar at about 50 MPH. Fortunately, no damage
Shortly after hitting the sand bar, the team spotted a Lewis and Clark
The team finally came to a small boat ramp on the shores of Lake
Sakakawea and set up camp.