Location:TX, United States
Greg has been the Owner and operator of Far Flung Outdoor Center – an outdoor adventure company – since 1986. Greg lives and works in Terlingua, Texas just outside Big Bend National Park. His first experience with pre-hospital medicine came in 1986 when he completed his EMT certification. In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s there was very little in the way formal Wilderness Medicine programs, but by the early 2000’s wild med became the curriculum of choice for those working in the outdoor industry. Greg became a wild med instructor in 2000 and has been teaching courses ever since. Greg is the former Chief of Terlingua Fire & EMS and still practices as a paramedic for the department. Greg has a wide range of wilderness experience in his role at Far Flung and having worked and taught for Yellowstone National Park, U.S. Border Patrol and the National Park Service. Greg is married to Valynda – who works with him in the business – and has two daughters and 4 grandchildren.