Founder & Adventure Expert | Kieron Weidner

Founder & Adventure Expert | Kieron Weidner

Kieron Weidner is a born naturalist with a fascination of the natural world that led him to a career in Ecology, Education and Sustainable Tourism. Since 2007, Kieron has been helping travelers create memorable experiences in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Latin America. Before starting First Nature Tours in 2014, Kieron worked for several well-known adventure tour companies including Cruise West, Adventures by Disney, and EverGreen Escapes. Now he is one of the most recognized guides in the region and leads tour groups to exclusive and exciting destinations throughout the Pacific Northwest. Guiding is more than just a career for Kieron, it's his passion, and nothing makes him happier than providing people with new ideas, new adventures, and new life experiences. 


Lead Guide | Devin Kelly

Lead Guide | Devin Kelly

Devin Kelly is a fourth generation Oregonian and has shared a passion for adventure and the outdoors since childhood. After living in Costa Rica in 2002, he moved back to Oregon and spent 4 years as lead guide for Extreme Adventures. In 2006, he founded Oregon Active, a non-profit providing adventure- therapy to people with disabilities and other life-challenging conditions. Up close and in person, Devin is more than inspiring. His TEDx Talk was based on his personal life story, which included an unknown illness that left him unable to walk and his full recovery that led him to help others.

 

James Oliver is an outgoing Oregonian who has returned home after several years exploring the corners of the globe. Adventures in Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America have shaped his global perspective and enhanced his tourism knowledge. After a stint guiding travelers across the continental US, he reaffirmed his passion for the Pacific Northwest and desire to share this beautiful place with others. James' curious spirit continues to take him to new places and motivates him to continuously expand his knowledge. Guiding has provided him the perfect career to combine his love for people, the outdoors, and adventure.