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Adam Shoalts on his epic Trans-Canadian Arctic Expedition

When Adam Shoalts talks about travelling solo, he doesn’t mean in the “I backpacked across Europe to find myself” sense. The modern-day explorer and author of the bestselling book Alone Against the North: An Expedition into the Unknown (about a previous expedition into the Hudson Bay lowlands) just crossed 4,000 kilometres of remote, Arctic mainland Canada with no one to keep him company but the wolves and bears bold enough to investigate him and his canoe.

Here, in his first interview since embarking on the four-month, Royal Canadian Geographical Society sponsored Trans-Canadian Arctic Expedition, Shoalts reflects on his journey across one of the world’s vastest remaining wildernesses.

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