Dave NoronaProfessional Adventurist Athlete
Dave is a professional adventure athlete that has competed in over 450 races in 12 different disciplines throughout the world! He has spent the last 35 years — both summers and winters — in the backcountry and prides himself on pushing the limits in a responsible manner with safety being of the utmost importance. His summers are spent riding E-MTB, wing foiling and e-foiling, and his winters are spent sledding, sled skiing and ski touring. Dave currently rides for the Ski-Doo Backcountry Team.
Devin AshbyOutdoor Recreationist
Devin’s passion for the outdoors is rooted in a childhood of camping, hiking, rock climbing and fishing. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Recreation Management from Utah Valley University, Devin turned his passion for the outdoors into his career, working various jobs in the industry around his hometown of Salt Lake City. He finds the most joy in exploring the desert canyons of southern Utah where you can go days without seeing another person — just you and the towering sandstone cliffs to keep you company.
Alicia BakerOutdoor Enthusiast
Alicia is owner of Girl on a Hike, a blog that follows Alicia and her hiking companion, Charlie, a Golden Lab, on their outdoor adventures. She has lived in Utah since 2013 and loves exploring everything from the High Uintas to the San Rafael Swell. Each year, she and Charlie hike an average of 700 miles. Girl on a Hike has been awarded as one of the Top 100 Outdoor & Hiking Blogs from 2016 through 2020. She is also the author of Salt Lake City’s Best 52 Hikes!
Jon and Erin KellyCampers and Canoeists
Jon and Erin are diehard backcountry campers living in a remote northern town on the shores of Lake Superior. Surrounded by a rugged and wild environment, they spend much of their time in a canoe on Ontario’s lakes and rivers from spring through fall, or in a hot tent during the frigid Northern winter. Jon frequently goes on extended solo fishing trips and ZOLEO allows him to keep in touch with Erin back home, providing both with much-needed reassurance. They share their adventures on their YouTube channel, Lost Lakes.
John, or "JK" as many call him, is one of the co-hosts of Backpacking Podcast and a YouTube creator who shares stories, videos and reviews on the backcountry, gear and tips to help others discover nature. His story started in 2015 when he began training to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro. John now has a goal of hiking 500+ miles and backpacking in at least five different states each year. He never sleeps better than when he is in his hammock!
Steven Smith(My Life Outdoors)
Creating connections between people and the outdoors through creative, informative and educational content — this is what Steven strives to do through his videos. He fell in love with the outdoors at five years of age on the ski slopes of Colorado. Since then, he has spent countless hours backpacking and helping others gain the confidence to venture into the backcountry. Steven uses ZOLEO to communicate with his family back home while he is on the trail and to check the weather so he’s never on a summit in a hailstorm again.
Monique Song4WD Overlander
Monique is the girl behind the YouTube channel Overland Lady. The story of her leaving the corporate world to pursue a life in nature was made into a short film called City Girl, which won the Best Short in the 2020 Overlander Film Festival. She finds peace in the wilderness and often spends prolonged periods of time off the grid in her 4WD. ZOLEO plays an important role in making her solo trips possible by keeping her in touch with family and friends, updating her location and keeping her safe if help is ever needed.
Corey MillerOutdoor Enthusiast
Otherwise known as Mhis ountain Man Miller, Corey fell in love with climbing when he first summitted Mount Gimli in the Valhalla Range of British Columbia. In the past five years, he’s hiked over 1,600 kilometers of mountainous terrain and over 115,000 meters of elevation. Always in search for his next challenge, Corey often makes his own path off the grid using own navigational and mapping skills. Corey brings his ZOLEO along on all his adventures so he can stay in touch with his family and friends, and tohave a safety net should something go wrong as he explores the great outdoors solo.
Ryan ArcieroOff-Road Race Car Driver
Ryan is one of the most accomplished off-road racers in its history, winning countless competitions including the Baja 1000 and Nevada 2000. As a third-generation, off-road driver, Ryan is determined to continue the 65-year motorsports legacy the Arciero family has worked so hard to achieve. Whether competing in a 1000-mile, off-road race or turning fast laps on the pavement, Ryan's skills and experience make up a highly diverse and winning racing resume. Ryan uses his ZOLEO to stay connected with his team nearby as well as his family back home whenever his races bring him off the grid.
Marcus WeinerHunter / Fisher
Marcus is the Founder and Publisher of Fish Alaska magazine and Hunt Alaska magazine. For the past 25 years Marcus has travelled throughout Alaska in pursuit of fish and game. His adventures have taken him into some of the wildest and most remote places on the planet. He cherishes any time spent in wild, remote places and Alaska has delivered each and every time. From the Arctic tundra north of the Arctic Circle, to the rain forests of Southeast Alaska, to the volcano-dense Aleutian Island chain, Marcus is most happy in remote, unspoiled locations.
Bridget FabelHunter, Fisher and Guide
Bridget is one of the only well-known women in the western hunting space, and she shares her solo bowhunting, fly fishing and shed hunting adventures on Instagram and YouTube. She lives in a small town in southern Utah and is surrounded by three separate mountain ranges — one of which is considered ‘the most desolate range in the continental United States.’ The roads are scarce and rugged, and cell service is nonexistent. As she constantly travels in and out of cell range, Bridget relies on her ZOLEO to keep connected with friends and family and to have a means of communication in case an emergency ever occurs.
Luis HidalgoHiker, Backpacker, Canyoneer and Outdoor Chef
Meet Luis aka Exploring Mundos! A 31-year-old California native residing in Las Vegas, NV. His outdoor addiction started with a short half-a-mile hike in the Red Rock Canyon located just outside Las Vegas. He has been roaming and documenting all his hiking, camping, backpacking, canyoneering and love for outdoor cooking in some of the best areas in the Southwest. Luis uses his ZOLEO to communicate back home with his family, check on his dogs and exchange messages with his outdoor buddies.