Mountain Bike Guide Profiles
Simon was born in Texas, Grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been living in Telluride for the last 20 years. He’s a man of the outdoor trades: mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding and travelling. Guiding for Telluride Outside since 2005, Simon says that “sharing Telluride with my clients reminds me of how amazing it is here.” His infectious love for the outdoors makes Simon a wonderful host and enthusiastic guide.
Asa Van Gelder
Asa fell in love with bike riding at the age of 6 when his parents bought him a yellow Schwinn scrambler with a silver seat and he has been an avid rider ever since. He also found the love of guiding in 1987 at U.C. Santa Barbara working with the Outdoor Recreation program. He has guided backpacking, camping, ocean kayaking, whitewater inflatable kayaking and mountain biking trips over the last quarter century. As a 20 year local in Telluride, his enthusiasm for the area as well as mountain biking and guiding will ensure his guests have a high quality experience.