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About The Company

Rocky Talkie was founded in 2019 in Denver, Colorado, by longtime friends and adventure partners Bryce Jones and Alex Page. Over the years, the two had witnessed dozens of close calls while rock climbing and skiing—almost always due to poor communication. After searching in vain for a reliable radio that was easy to use, they decided to create their own.

After assembling a team, building prototypes, and working through cycle after cycle of rigorous testing, the Rocky Talkie was born: A radio rugged enough to withstand the elements and keep adventurers connected in the wilderness.


As a company, we pride ourselves on doing things differently:
  1. We’re committed to using high-quality components, batteries, and materials while still producing an affordable radio.
  2. We strive to give realistic range and battery life expectations in our marketing.
  3. Every radio that we sell is hand tested by our team in Denver.
  4. Our radios are backed by a generous warranty and return policy.
  5. We’re dedicated to providing responsive and caring customer service so you can get any questions answered in time for your next adventure.

Our team is driven every day by the belief that better communication in the backcountry will save lives. We also understand that accidents can still happen even with perfect communication. That's why we donate $2 per radio to search and rescue teams around the country. Because, at the end of the day, our goal is to give you peace of mind to push your limits doing what you love.

The Team

Bryce Jones
Bryce Jones
Co-Founder and President
Bryce is a dedicated rock climber with a passion for product design and 3d printing. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan focusing on entrepreneurship. Bryce is absolutely stoked to be working every day to make mountain communication safer for athletes.
Alex Page
Alex Page
Co-Founder and Head of Product
Alex is a scientist and outdoor enthusiast. He has a PhD in Physics from the University of Michigan and has been tinkering with electronics since he was kid. Alex is passionate about bringing technology to unusual places, and is excited to contribute to the outdoor community.
Don Bowie
Don Bowie
Lead Product Tester and Athlete
Don is a professional alpinist, high-altitude mountaineer, and veteran of 20 expeditions to the Himalaya and beyond. He joined the team in 2020 after being blown away by the radios’ performance on Pakistan’s Broad Peak in winter. An expert in extreme environments, Don leads radio testing in the field and helps drive tech and design innovation.
Robert Goetz
Robert Goetz
Lead Engineer
Robert is an experienced product designer and injection molding engineer. He also runs his very own farm where he raises chickens, ducks, turkeys, sheep, and goats! After settling down on the farm he hasn't had much time to climb in recent years, but still enjoys spending time outdoors.
Colin Rex
Colin Rex
Content Development
Colin is a photographer and creative professional always looking for his next big adventure. His perpetual quest for type 2 fun has led him to the far corners of the globe, where he combines photography, writing, and videography to create visual identities for leading brands in the outdoor industry.
Scott Compton
Scott Compton
Lead Designer
Scott is an avid climber and designer that loves the problem-solving aspect of climbing and the storytelling that only comes from days spent in the outdoors. The energy and the dedication of the people around keep him inspired.
Darcie Bentz
Darcie Bentz
Community Relations Manager
Darcie is a passionate rock climber and seeker of all things fun. She has a Master’s in Public Health and currently works in the field of injury prevention. If there is fun to be had, Darcie will find it!
Jon Crays
Jon Crays
Content Strategist
Jon is an avid mountain biker, fly fisher, snowboarder, climber, & photographer. He has developed content strategies for brands around the globe such as Land Rover and Panasonic. He is a strong believer in the importance of safe communication in the outdoors and is excited to leverage his content expertise to help spread this message.