Who is Cody Lundin?
Cody Lundin is an American professional survival instructor born in Yavapai County, Arizona, US. He is the founder, director, and lead survivor instructor at the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona. Lundin is a former co-host of Dual Survival, a reality TV series on Discovery Channel.
He has also been featured in dozens of national and international media sources. They include The History Channel, The Today Show, Dateline NBC, CBS News, USA Today, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Donny and Marie Show, and CBC Radio One in Canada.
He is the best-selling author of two books about survival and preparedness: 98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive and When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes. He has also provided a prologue for Steve Hart’s Citizen Survivor’s Handbook. It is a parody of British wartime advocacy. It centers on the significance of psychological tolerance in times of crisis. He hosted the Discovery Channel show, Lost in the Wild in 2004.
From 2010 until 2014, he was a co-host of the television series Dual Survival. He demonstrated various survival skills on the show while wearing shorts in all weather and going barefoot. Lundin announced on his Facebook page on February 17, 2014, and on his website that he had been fired from the series. He stated that it was due to differences of opinion on matters of safety.
How Old is Cody Lundin?
Cody is 55 years old as of February 2023, having been born on March 15, 1967, in Yavapai County, Arizona, U.S. He shares his birthday with other notable celebrities such as; Lil Dicky, Derkslurp, Paul Pogba, Nigel Ng, will.i.am., and many more.
Cody Lundin Family
Who are Cody Lundin’s Parents?
He was born to Sharon Lundin (Mother) and his father was in the military. He spent his early childhood moving around with no formal base to call home. They finally settled in Laramie, Wyoming.
Does Cody Lundin have Siblings?
He does not have any siblings as he was born as an only child.
Cody Lundin Education
At Laramie, he attended junior high and high school. He lived on the streets in a commune and in the backyards of friends after graduating from high school. While he attended college in Prescott, Arizona, he lived in a brush shelter. He attended Prescott College and got a B.A. in Depth Psychology and Holistic Health.
Cody Lundin Wife | Girlfriend
He has lived the better part of his life more than half of his life in the wilderness and seclusion. The intelligent survival expert has never revealed much about his life and affairs. There’s no report on his marital status.
Cody Lundin House
He lives in a self-designed, self-reliant, passive solar earth home in the high desert wilderness of Northern Carolina. There, he catches rain, composts waste, and pays nothing for heating and cooling.
Cody Lundin School
He founded Aboriginal Living Skills School, LLC in 1991. He founded it with an initial investment of less than $10. It offers skills in bushcraft, integrity in outdoor survival, primitive living skills, and urban preparedness.
ALSS specializes in:
- Primitive Living Skills / Bushcrafting
- Modern Outdoor Survival Skills
- Urban, Suburban and Rural Preparedness
- Disaster Mitigation, Training and Survival
- Sustainable Design, Building and Living Systems
- Media Production / Consulting / Location Scouting
- Its field courses are taught in the wilderness.
It is under a US Forest Service Permit allowing for optimum realism and authenticity. Restricted enrollment ensures you customized instruction and maximum adventure.
Cody Lundin Survival Courses
Most of the skills courses involve short, cross-country hikes to pre-historic base camps. The Skills Course’s focus is to experience hands-on aspects of pre-historic and modern technology within a wonderful, wilderness classroom setting. They involve basic overnight camping with some modern gear.
Packed with the same hands-on fun, lecture, and demonstration as the Skills Courses, Adventure Courses are more physically, mentally, and emotionally involved. The experiences include increased time in the field, longer cross-country hikes, minimal modern gear, and the facts of hunting and gathering for your dinner.
A sample of various courses ALSS has offered over the years:
Out Go The Lights: Preparing Your Home For Greater Self-Reliance.
Surviving In Style: How to make and use a Survival Kit.
Sounds Fishy: Stone-Age Fishing Skills Sure
Abo-Art: Natural Crafting From The Native Environment.
The Desert Deluxe: Primitive And Modern Desert Survival And Living Skills.
Brain Tan Buckskin: Transform a deer or elk hide into soft, beautiful, functional leather!
Cody Lundin Books
He is the best-selling author of two books about survival and preparedness: 98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive and When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes.
He has consulted for or been featured in the following,
- National Geographic’s Ultimate Adventure Sourcebook. By Paul Mcmenamin, National Geographic, 2000.
- Aboman’s Guide to Wilderness Schools and Primitive Events. By Joseph A. Bigley, Gibbs Smith Publishers, 2000.
- The Rough Guide to Travel Survival. By Doug Lansky, Rough Guides Publishing, 2005.
- 52 Great Weekend Escapes in Arizona. By Ray Bangs, Northland Publishing, 2002.
- Arizona Outdoor Survival and Safety Guide By Marty Campbell, World Publishing Corporation, 1999.
- Oddly Enough, The Book of Odd Facts By Russ Miller, Caliber Press, 1998.
Cody Lundin 98.6 Degrees
Ten years before the publication of 98.6 Degrees in 2003, Cody had been thinking about writing a book about outdoor survival skills. He wanted to do something a bit different in the survival book genre and focus on the issues facing the wide majority of present outdoor enthusiasts. Stating why many of them came home dead.
Cody Lundin’s Net Worth
The renowned survival instructor has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars.