March 14, 2022

Adam Shoalts - Professional Explorer and Author

Adam Shoalts - Professional Explorer and Author

Adam is a professional explorer and national best-selling author of books like “Beyond the Trees” and The Whisper on the Night Wind”.


There’s no better person I can think of to kick this off than with Adam Shoalts, he is the epitome of what I want for this podcast.

Adam is a professional explorer and national best-selling author of books like “Beyond the Trees” and The Whisper on the Night Wind”.

In 2013, 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, and in and in 2016 was named a national champion of the Trans-Canada Trail.

We discuss:

  • The longest he's gone without human contact
  • His earliest memories of nature
  • What truly frightens him in the wild
  • How he became a best-selling author
  • Where to find hidden nature gems


Find his books and social media here: https://adamshoalts.com

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