We may have lost Gene on February 8, 2006 but we have been blessed with the ability to still provide people with many of the tools he left us with on his DVD and the products available at his survival store. We still are providing presentations for Survival and Outdoor Safety. Check the calendar for our upcoming events!
Gene Ward spoke on outdoor survival skills throughout the country to a wide variety of audiences. Regardless of the primary interests of an audience, almost everyone found Gene’s talks absorbing and entertaining. He drew on his background as a survival trainer with the US Air Force and his own walk across America to highlight his presentations.
Training and Safety
and Outdoor Safety emphasized a simplified approach to teaching
people how to stay alive in a wilderness emergency. Gene, a former
U. S. Air Force global survival instructor, devoted much of the
past thirty years, including a 14 month solo walk across America,
trying to figure
out the best possible way to teach the huge influx of wilderness
visitors how to go beyond just surviving an unexpected wilderness
actually learning how to thrive, instead. He believed that people,
even with very limited skill levels, could avoid getting into life-threatening
survival situations by carrying a survival kit that will easily
fit in their
Disclaimer: Survival training is intended to increase the student's chances of surviving when faced with a wilderness emergency. No amount of training can guarantee success in this life-and-death business.