Writer, Explorer, Public Speaker

About Adam

Adam Shoalts is a professional explorer and national bestselling author. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society for “extraordinary contributions to geography” and in 2017 completed a nearly 4,000 km solo journey across Canada’s Arctic.

A geographer and historian, he holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University, has participated in numerous archaeological digs, and undertakes solo expeditions in the most remote wilderness areas. He is the Westaway Explorer-in-Residence of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and in 2016 was named a national champion of the Trans-Canada Trail.

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Expedition Book

Where the Falcon Flies

A 3,400 Kilometre Odyssey from my Doorstep to the Arctic

The highly anticipated, incredible story of Adam’s 3,400 km solo journey from Lake Erie to the Arctic.  A #1 bestseller on Amazon and voted a “best book of the year” by Indigo.

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Watch Some of Adam's Past Expeditions


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