Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Courtesy Alone Across the Arctic. Shoalts canoeing Adam Shoalts, at the summit. Camp in the High Arctic, 2014. Making a birch bark canoe. The finished product. Near the summit. Shoalts running some rapids. Caribou. Adam Shoalts Mountains. Adam Shoalts ice floes 2017. Shoalts hiking, 2015. Adam Shoalts 2017. Snowshoeing. Travis Hill with the skull of a musk-ox. 2014. Shoalts, flag of the Explorer’s Club. Bear track, 2013. 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. 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. Sun shines through the canopy in the Ecuadorian Amazon, 2011. Photo by Adam Shoalts. Into the Unknown, 2011. Exploring is hard work. July 2008. Adam Shoalts scouting the way ahead. Amazon jungle. Taking some notes in the field. 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). Misty day in the Amazon, 2011. Shoalts dragging his canoe upriver in the Northwest Territories. Again River, 2011. Travis Hill displays dinner on the Nameless Arctic Expedition, 2014. Getting around a log jam. Large wolf track in the sand, Arctic Expedition 2014. Excavating an ancient Mayan site in the jungles of Belize, 2014. Shoalts beneath a waterfall, on his solo expedition, 2013. Along a nameless river. Adam Shoalts and Travis Hill on the summit of Mount Tahawus. Elevation: 5,344 feet or 1,629 m. Temperature: -33 C. Winter 2015. Shoalts’ friend Travis Hill, snowshoeing in the Adirondacks, 2015. Adam Shoalts Adam Shoalts in the La Cloche Mountains, winter 2010. Alone, 2011. Dinner on a canoe journey along the Nova Scotian coast, 2014. Adam Shoalts 2013. Hudson Bay Lowlands 2011. Adam Shoalts, 2008.