Adam Shoalts Arctic 2017. Adam Shoalts, at the summit of a peak in British Columbia. Musk-ox. Adam Shoalts canoeing 2017. Shoalts canoeing Adam Shoalts ice floes 2017. Adam Shoalts Mountains. Camp in the High Arctic, 2014. Adam Shoalts 2017. Ice on the Arctic Ocean, near the mouth of a nameless river explored by Shoalts and Travis Hill in 2014. Near the summit. Shoalts running some rapids. Making a birch bark canoe. The finished product. Travis Hill with the skull of a musk-ox. 2014. Shoalts with the flag of the Explorer’s Club. Caribou. Shoalts hiking, 2015. Travis Hill and Shoalts posing with the flag of the Six Nations, with the nameless river they explored behind them. 2014. Shoalts with the flag of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, on his solo journey to map the Again River. Bear track, 2013. Huge polar bear that Shoalts encountered alone. Large wolf track in the sand, Arctic Expedition 2014. Sun shines through the canopy in the Ecuadorian Amazon, 2011. Photo by Adam Shoalts. Dragging a heavily laden canoe through endless kilometres of tangled alder bushes and waste-deep leech-infested water is all in a day’s work for a modern-day explorer. (2008 Hudson Bay Lowlands.) Red-tailed boa, scientific name, boa constrictor constrictor. Photograph by Adam Shoalts in the Ecuadorian Amazon. 2011. Crossing a river, 2004. Shoalts dragging his canoe upriver in the Northwest Territories. Shoalts canoeing the Napo River, a tributary of the Amazon River. 2011. Snowshoeing. Into the Unknown, 2011. Exploring is hard work. July 2008. Adam Shoalts dragging canoe upriver. When the current is too strong and shallow to paddle up, one must find other ways to make headway. July 2008. Adam Shoalts scouting the way ahead. Amazon jungle. Adam Shoalts with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society flag at the mouth of the nameless river he set off to explore (2011). Shoalts drags his canoe upriver alone after his expedition partner quit. Summer 2011. Travis Hill displays dinner on the Nameless Arctic Expedition, 2014. Misty day in the Amazon, 2011. Excavating an ancient Mayan site in the jungles of Belize, 2014. Again River, 2011. Shoalts beneath a waterfall, on his solo expedition, 2013. Along a nameless river. Getting around a log jam. Shoalts’ friend Travis Hill, snowshoeing in the Adirondacks, 2015. Adam Shoalts and Travis Hill on the summit of Mount Tahawus. Elevation: 5,344 feet or 1,629 m. Temperature: -33 C. Winter 2015. Lecturing. Taking some notes in the field. Adam Shoalts and Wes Crowe wade through the cold spring water of the Grand River’s Elora Gorge. April 2008. Alone, 2011. Adam Shoalts Shoalts canoeing alone near Hudson Bay, 2011. The wilderness of New Brunswick from the summit of Mt.Carleton, the highest point in Canada’s maritime provinces, May 2009. Photo by D. Tucker. Adam Shoalts in the La Cloche Mountains, winter 2010. Shoalts explores in all four seasons. Shoalts in white water, fall 2005. Dinner on a canoe journey along the Nova Scotian coast, 2014. Hudson Bay Lowlands 2011. Shoalts on Prince Edward Island’s north shore, May 2007. Photo by D. Tucker. Adam Shoalts, RCGS president Dr. Paul Ruest, and His Excellency David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Shoalts presented his expedition flag to the Governor General. 2013. Adam Shoalts 2013. Adam Shoalts, 2008.