Adam Shoalts paddling through a canyon in the NWT. Adam Shoalts setting off into the arctic. Homemade canoe made by Adam and Mark Shoalts. A big grizzly in the Yukon. Beyond the Trees, national bestseller. A History of Canada in 10 Maps. Adam Shoalts beached on an ice floe. Making a birch bark canoe. The finished product. Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Adam Shoalts paddling 2013. Moose. Caribou swimming across the river. Wandering the arctic tundra Adam Shoalts in the Canadian Arctic 2019. Bear track, 2013. Red fox. Lining Caribou. Into the wild Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Snowshoeing. Adam Shoalts ice floes 2017. Camp in the High Arctic, 2014. Adam Shoalts 2016 Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Adam Shoalts snowshoeing 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, flag of the Explorer’s Club. Shoalts canoeing Shoalts with the flag of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, on his solo journey to map the Again River. Sun shines through the canopy in the Ecuadorian Amazon, 2011. Photo by Adam Shoalts. Into the Unknown, 2011. Seeking open water Adam Shoalts, at the summit. 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. Taking some notes in the field. Travis Hill with the skull of a musk-ox. 2014. Shoalts running some rapids. Poling up the Mackenzie Crossing a river, 2004. When the current is too strong and shallow to paddle up, one must find other ways to make headway. July 2008. Adam Shoalts with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society flag at the mouth of the nameless river he set off to explore (2011). Exploring is hard work. July 2008. Again River, 2011. Adam Shoalts scouting the way ahead. Along a nameless river. Adam Shoalts Adam Shoalts in the La Cloche Mountains, winter 2010. Excavating an ancient Mayan site in the jungles of Belize, 2014. Adam Shoalts and Travis Hill on the summit of Mount Tahawus. Elevation: 5,344 feet or 1,629 m. Temperature: -33 C. Winter 2015. Amazon jungle. Shoalts beneath a waterfall, on his solo expedition, 2013. Shoalts dragging his canoe upriver in the Northwest Territories. Hudson Bay Lowlands 2011. Adam Shoalts 2013. Large wolf track in the sand, Arctic Expedition 2014.