Originally from Australia, Gideon lives in New Zealand working full-time as a Professional Outdoor Instructor, Guide and Safety Consultant for over 17 years.
He is an active member of the NZ Mountain Guides and Outdoor Instructors Associations respectively. Gideon is a NZMGA Alpine Trekking Guide and NZOIA Alpine 2, Bush 2 and Rock 1 Instructor.
Gideon works extensive work throughout New Zealand and overseas as a field guide and as an alpine, rock, bushcraft, rescue and first-aid Instructor for outdoor education centres, tertiary institutions the NZ Military, Land-SAR and many more.
Gideon’s experience includes extensive Antarctic field time as a cold weather survival instructor, Search and Rescue trainer and team leader and science field guide in the Ross Sea area, Trans-Antarctic mountains, East Antarctica and the Antarctic peninsula.
When Gideon is not working, he is caffeinating and spending time with his family in Timaru NZ.