Today the legendary Ron Hood joins us on TSP to wrap up a week of discussing the application of primative skills in urban environments during emergencies and other situations.
Ron Developed his early wilderness interests as a member of the Military Intelligence Community while in the Army Security Agency (ASA). After training, Ron spent a year in the Middle East and nearly 18 months in Vietnam. Since the military Ron taught accredited classes in Wilderness Skills at two Universities for over 20 years, authored numerous articles for National magazines, published a Guidebook to the Sierra as well as appearing on many TV and Radio Programs. Ron spends much of his time learning, practicing and studying wilderness and survival skills with native populations around the world.
Ron has organized and led month long expeditions to the Andean Cordillera of Chile in search of ancient Inca sites, as well as two long term expeditions to reach, research and film the isolated Chapra/Candoshi tribes of Peru. You can learn more about the Peruvian expeditions in our Woodsmaster video series. Ron was also the Team Captain of “Team Johnny G” during the hyper endurance “Race Across America” (RAAM).
Ron has been featured in dozens of TV programs including special 30 minute programs with Backpacker Magazines “Anyplace Wild”, Myth Busters, Ultimate Survival, Nickelodeon and Japanese Televisions NHK network as well as many others. Ron is also writes a survival column for SWAT magazine.
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