Bruce is an expert at Teaching Professional Instructor-Led Field Safety Training in Wilderness Survival, Navigation, Wildlife & Bear Awareness. He is the author of Bestselling Survival Book Canadian Wilderness Survival, a 450 Page Full Colour Guide to Modern Wilderness Survival Techniques in Canada. He has over 25 Years’ Experience Working as a Professional Wilderness Survival Instructor, and fifteen more of serious travelling in the Canadian Wilderness. He has a practical Hands-on Philosophy on the Teaching of Modern Wilderness Survival. His Monthly Podcast the Canadian Outdoor Survival’s Podcast is available directly or through iTunes. This expertise ensures you will get the best available outdoor education training in Canada.
Bruce guided his first Backpacking Group in the Mountains in 1981. Since then he has developed his skills in leading groups and team building at the University of Alberta, Augustana University College, PADI College, the Nordic Ski Institute, and through over 35 Years of Military Experience, serving in the Loyal Edmonton Regiment. He is a Lifelong Outdoor Enthusiast, completing a 90 day 3600km Canoe Expedition, Crossing 4 Provinces as the highlight of his Outdoor Education training at the University of Alberta. Over the last 40 years, Bruce has canoed, skied, snowshoed and hiked 1000’s of Kilometres of the Canadian Wilderness. Bruce Zawalsky is a true authority on wilderness survival, wilderness navigation, wildlife and bear awareness and wilderness travel by canoe or foot.