Adam Shoalts

Westaway Explorer-in-Residence

Adam Shoalts is an explorer and bestselling author whose adventures have taken him to some of the last wild places on Earth, including the Amazon rainforest and the Canadian High Arctic. Trained as a cartographer, archaeologist and historian, and having grown up learning bushcraft in his rural hometown of Fenwick, Ont., Shoalts has built birchbark canoes and worked as a survival instructor. He is the Westaway Explorer-in-Residence with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.