Dylan Fadgen


Dylan Fadgen is a rock climbing enthusiast who comes to Moab from the small town of Kuna Idaho. He was drawn to Moab because of our endless recreation opportunities and the rich and mysterious history of humanity we have here.  Dylan has worked with Moab Gear Trader for over three months now and enjoys rock [...]

Samantha Weichert


Samantha comes to Moab Gear Trader all the way from Christchurch, New Zealand! She was drawn into Moab’s beautiful ecosystem by the world-class rock climbing and stellar trail running. Although she hails from the islands of New Zealand, she says she is a desert creature at heart.  Samantha has worked with Moab Gear Trader for [...]

Mia Groff


Mia Groff is originally from Midland, Oregon, but has spent an extensive amount of time all over the Pacific Northwest. She comes to Moab and to Moab Gear Trader looking for sunshine and backpacking trails to enjoy it on.  She has worked with Moab Gear Trader since the beginning of March and has been enjoying [...]

Sam Metzner


Sam has been working and living in Moab since the fall of 2017, but recently joined the Moab Gear Trader team in late 2020. She comes to us from Chapel Hill North Carolina, and enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, canyoneering, and hiking, all with her dog of course!  Her sport of choice is definitely mountain [...]



Ryan has been with Moab Gear Trader since May of 2020 and he originally hails from the great state of Minnesota!  Ryan was drawn to Moab because of the beautiful outdoor recreation opportunities we have here. From the scenic hiking trails, to the pristine camping locations, Ryan fell in love with the great outdoors here [...]

Reed Murray


Reed Murray comes to Moab all the way from South Dakota! River guiding brought him to Moab, and he’s been working with Moab Gear Trader since August of 2020.  Reed’s favorite outdoor activities are rafting, skiing, hiking, road biking, and doing art in nature. Rafting has to be his favorite, however. Reed has met some [...]

Resford Rouzer


Resford Rouzer is one of the rare folks in Moab who actually grew up here! We are lucky enough to have had him working at Moab Gear Trader since the fall of 2020.  Born and raised in Moab, Resford moved to Salt Lake City after high school to pursue his bachelor's and then master's degrees. [...]



Patrick comes to Moab Gear Trader all the way from Baltimore, Maryland. He was first drawn to Moab because of the beautiful landscape and the towering red cliffs and has worked with Moab Gear Trader for the last 5 months. Patrick ultimately stayed in Moab for the bike packing, trail running, plentiful photography opportunities, and [...]



Originally from San Antonio Texas, John has been a part of the Moab Gear Trader family for nearly two years now. He arrived in Moab after a stint in the AmeriCorps VISTA program where he worked at the Moab Free Health Clinic.  John loves mountain biking and trail running which lead him to stick around [...]

Lauren Hebert


Lauren Hebert has been working with Moab Gear Trader since October of 2020 and comes to us from the rainy Bainbridge Island just outside of Seattle Washington.  She was drawn to the unique landscape of Moab, having spent time climbing, backpacking, and mountain biking in our little corner of the southwest. However, it was the [...]