Cody Lundin is an internationally recognised professional in the field of primitive living skills, modern wilderness survival, bushcrafting, and urban self-reliance training. Due to his intimate understanding of the physics, psychology and physiology of human survival, Cody is routinely featured as the consulting expert on real-world emergencies for national and international news outlets. He has trained private, corporate, and governmental agencies, thousands of students and dozens of national and international media sources for more than 30 years.
Cody founded one of the oldest survival schools in North America – the Aboriginal Living Skills School – in 1991 in Prescott, Arizona. He is the lead instructor on every course the school offers. When not teaching for his own school, he is adjunct faculty at Yavapai College, Prescott College, and The Ecosa Institute where he designed curriculums in modern outdoor survival, Southwestern indigenous living skills and sustainable ecological design. He is the author of two best-selling books on survival and urban preparedness, 98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive (2003) and When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes (2006).
Cody’s survival skills have been featured in several media sources including The Today Show, Dateline NBC, CBS News, Fox News, CNN, USA Today, The New York Times, Esquire, Playboy, Good Morning America, The Donny and Marie Show, PBS, The Weather Channel, Newsweek and Backpacker magazine to name a few. He designed and lives in a self-reliant, passive solar earth home in the high-desert wilderness of Northern Arizona in which he catches rain, composts wastes, and pays nothing for heating and cooling.
Fun facts: Cody has been an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) since 1993. He is the only person in Arizona, USA with a license to catch fish with his hands.