First Nature2020-12-01T13:36:51-05:00

First Nature

From the rugged glacier-capped volcanic peaks of the Cascade Mountains and verdant moss-draped rainforests of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, to Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley wine country and the pristine waters of stunning Crater Lake National Park, the Pacific Northwest has more diversity of landscapes and experiences than just about anywhere else in the lower 48.

Washington St.

Washington St.

From dodging flying salmon thrown by fish mongers at the Pike Place Market to hiking through wildflowers in the shadows of Mt. Rainier, no other state offers a richness of experience like Washington.




Start the day skiing down the snowcapped volcano Mt. Hood, have lunch at a vineyard in the Willamette Valley and finish the day surfing on the Pacific Coast – all in one Oregon day!




Alaska has more mountains, glaciers and wildlife than just about anywhere else in the world! From the heights of America’s highest peak Mt. Denali to cruising on the Inside Passage, Alaska is full of epic adventures!

Why First Nature?

Expertise: Owned and operated by naturalist and guide Kieron Weidner, First Nature is an outfitter based in Portland, Oregon that designs and operates private, highly curated, custom luxury experiences throughout the Pacific Northwest (Cascadia) and Alaska.

Service & Style: First Nature acts as a personal concierge in Cascadia region. Our destination experts curate unique and bespoke adventures that will go above and beyond the expectations of your guests. Our focus is on delivering the highest level of expertise and customer service in the industry. Read More


There are many facets to sustainability. At First Nature we strive to meet the highest standards of sustainability, whether social, ecological, economic, or cultural. We provide knowledgeable tour guides and luxury bio-fueled transportation to connect travelers to sustainable adventures like hiking, kayaking, cycling and rock climbing. It is part of our mission to educate each of our guests about the natural and cultural history of a place we visit together, while leaving no trace of our passage. Read More

Meet Kieron

Kieron is a born naturalist with a fascination with the natural world that led him to a career in ecology, education and eventually sustainable tourism. Since 2007, Kieron has been helping travelers create memorable experiences in the Northwest. One of the most recognized guides in the region, Kieron has taken his experience to combine professional naturalist guides, luxury transportation and expert destination knowledge to provide the most memorable journeys for guests.  Read More


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