Adam Shoalts paddling through a canyon in the NWT. Adam Shoalts setting off into the arctic. Canoeing in the arctic. Homemade canoe made by Adam and Mark Shoalts. Adam Shoalts on an expedition 2019. Beyond the Trees, national bestseller. A History of Canada in 10 Maps. Adam Shoalts beached on an ice floe. Adam Shoalts hiking. A big grizzly in the Yukon. Hiking beneath waterfalls in the Rockies. Adam Shoalts paddling 2013. Making a birch bark canoe. The finished product. Red fox. Adam Shoalts in the Canadian Arctic 2019. Wandering the arctic tundra Bear track, 2013. Lining Grizzly tracks. Muskox Solo canoeing Into the wild Breaking through ice. Caribou swimming across the river. Solitude. Adam Shoalts snowshoeing Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Seeking open water Winter camping Wilderness. Adam Shoalts ice floes 2017. Wading upriver. Snowshoeing. Adam Shoalts 2016 Adam Shoalts Eerie mist on a wilderness lake. Poling up the Mackenzie Isolated rivers. Moose. Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Caribou family Moose Muskox Shoalts with the flag of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, on his solo journey to map the Again River. Winter camping Wolf in the forest. Crossing paths with mule deer. Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Black bear Labrador mountains Shoalts hiking, 2015. Sun shines through the canopy in the Ecuadorian Amazon, 2011. Photo by Adam Shoalts. Into the swamp. Red-tailed boa, scientific name, boa constrictor constrictor. Photograph by Adam Shoalts in the Ecuadorian Amazon. 2011. Taking some notes in the field. Shoalts running some rapids. Caribou Adam Shoalts with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society flag at the mouth of the nameless river he set off to explore (2011). Grizzly bear When the current is too strong and shallow to paddle up, one must find other ways to make headway. July 2008. Adam Shoalts, at the summit. Into the Unknown, 2011. Travis Hill and Shoalts posing with the flag of the Six Nations, with the nameless river they explored behind them. 2014. Shoalts canoeing Adam Shoalts in the La Cloche Mountains, winter 2010. Expedition 2019 Caribou. Crossing a river, 2004. Excavating an ancient Mayan site in the jungles of Belize, 2014. Exploring is hard work. July 2008. 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.) Amazon jungle. Shoalts beneath a waterfall, on his solo expedition, 2013. Adam Shoalts scouting the way ahead. Shoalts, flag of the Explorer’s Club. Camp in the High Arctic, 2014. Travis Hill with the skull of a musk-ox. 2014. Adam Shoalts Again River, 2011. Along a nameless river.