Greg Anderson

Greg Anderson - Biography

Personal History:

  • Moved to northwest Ontario at age 10
  • Childhood spent hiking, fishing and hunting around Manitouwadge, Ontario
  • Cub Scout and Boy Scout
  • Father of two teenage daughters

Personal Hobbies:

  • Hunting (archery, black powder, rifle)
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Hockey
  • Practicing fire by friction
  • ATV riding

Professional History:

  • Became a full member of the Canadian Military in 1985 as Infanteer with Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
  • Posted to Thunder Bay in 1992 as Training Non-Commissioned Officer (training coordinator/supervisor)
  • Posted to Canadian Forces School of Survival and Aero-Medical Training (CFSSAT) in 2002 as a Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE) instructor

Professional Instruction Experience:

  • Basic and Advances SERE instructor at CFSSAT
  • Guest instructor for NATO winter survival course in Spatin, Norway, 2004
  • Presented at Civilian Air Med Evac and Transport Association (CAMATA) conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2004 & 2005
  • Guest instructor at Alexander Ross Middle School in The Pas, Manitoba
  • Presented winter survival techniques at NATO flying training center in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Professional Skills, Certifications and Errata:

  • Canadian Forces Basic Survival
  • Advanced SERE
  • Man tracking Level I, II, and III
  • Survival Instructor
  • Ground search manager
  • Arctic, desert and sea survival
  • United States Marine Corp combat survival course
  • Advanced instructional techniques
  • St. John’s Ambulance First  Aid and CPR Level C
  • Small craft vessel operator
  • Mountain operations course

 

 

What you can expect from us

 

Wilderness

 

"Each of our staff members possesses a minimum of 20 years serving Canada, in various positions as members of the Canadian Forces. These professionals have unique skills in the outdoors and a desire to pass on their knowledge to you".

 

Who needs this training and why ?

 

Snow Hut

 

"Our programs are designed for individuals who work, play, and commute thru or over the Canadian wilderness".

CTV Morning live news interview

Greg speaks to Karen Rosnick about Winter survival