THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN EXPLORING UNCHARTED TERRITORY WITH CANADA’S JIM SHOCKEY By Nneka Onwualu
THERE IS SOMETHING PROFOUNDLY AWE INSPIRING WHEN YOU HEAR SOMEONE SPEAK WITH PASSION. It doesn’t really matter what the passion is for; it could be for the arts, for food, even for a car. For Canada’s Jim Shockey, his passion is for adventure, for living life fearlessly and for pushing himself beyond his comfort zone. For over two decades, Shockey has done just that, discovering the many unchartered places and territories even the most experienced explorers dare not venture.
For those of you not familiar with this fearless adventurer, Shockey is an award winning wilderness guide and outfitter, known for providing exclusive guided excursions on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in the wilds of the Yukon Territory, in the African Hinterlands and in the heart of big whitetail buck country in Saskatchewan. Owner of the Rogue River Outfitting territory in the Yukon and Pacific Rim Guide Territory on Vancouver Island,
Shockey is also an accomplished photographer and writer. He has written more than 1,000 adventure articles for the largest outdoor magazines and has produced over 50 DVDs. What Shockey is most known for, however, is being the host of Hunting Adventures and Jim Shockey’s Uncharted on the Outdoor Channel. Such shows have earned Shockey tremendous critical acclaim and several awards, including the annual Outdoor Channel’s Golden Moose Awards, where Shockey
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