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Meet The Team

Meet the Team

Below is our full time US Sales Staff and Europe staff as well as some of our local support people; missing are profiles of our guides who work as needed for custom group tours.

Loren: Scottsdale/USA Founder of Pure Adventures. Founded other adventure brands and travel businesses. Currently handling sales, product development, business development, and much more as Pure Adventures grows. Handles a little of everything and will go out of his way to help anyone choose a tour. A former expat resident of Paris; bilingual French English, he has cycled and hiked extensively throughout Europe, North America, and beyond.. Loren races cat 1 masters cross country mtb and loves endurance racing, and still trains on the road bike. Married to a chinese medicine doctor triathlete and raising 4 children active in soccer, basketball, triathlon, skateboarding and life! Loren Siekman on Linked In


Magali: Operations Manager; product development, group reservations, program implementation. Native of Bayonne, France. Fluent in French, English, and conversational Spanish. Magali handles group requests and custom tours from 4 to 500. With more than 10 years of experience at our company, she knows everything possible and how to get it done the way our travelers like it. Mother of 2 gorgeous and active girls.

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Melanie: Sales Consultant and Partnership Consultant.  Melanie is a travel industry veteran with Pure Adventures and is constantly on the go!  A graduate of Arizona State University, Melanie has traveled to 6 continents and had success as a sales leader in multiple industries. She is an Rotarian, and member of the national champion Denver Lady Bulldogs Footy team!  Personable and responsive, Melanie is Pure gold!

Wendy is not a dog!

Wendy: Not every key member of the team is on the phone!  One of our most valuable assets, Wendy works out of the limelight to ensure all the logistics of a trip match up, that documents match, vouchers are correct, reservations are correct, and we have all the t's crossed!  Wendy is an outdoor lover as well as a labrador lover; she has multiple degrees including a Doctor of Chiropractic, is a nurse (RN) part time and Pure Adventures angel! Her buddy "Mully" poses for her.  

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Seth - USA/AOA Partner : As an adventure guide and entrepreneur for over 15 years, Seth has founded or acquired a diverse portfolio companies within the Adventure Travel industry and has twice been an invited speaker at the World Congress of Adventure Travel. A keen interest in natural history and wildlife, travel, and participating in endurance sports occupy Seth’s free time; he spends as much time on his mountain bike as he can fit into his schedule. Seth is a certified Wilderness First Responder. Seth leads the USA based tour operations.

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Brian: USA/AOA Partner: As a professional outdoor guide across the Western United States and Canada for the past 15 years, Brian loves sharing his wealth of knowledge as he leads guests on incredible cycling, hiking and backpacking adventures. His travels have taken him on foot or in the saddle into a multitude of our country’s most prized natural treasures. Brian leads the USA based multi-day tour logistical team and is often in the field with groups and office negotiating contracts.

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Hansi USA/AOA Partner : A native of Arizona, Hansi graduated from Black Hills State University with a BA in Tourism and Business. She subsequently completed the Idaho Whitewater School in 1990 and then guided on a number of rivers throughout the western US. After resettling in Phoenix, Hansi worked full-time leading rafting, biking, and hiking tours in the Southwest, and now handles lodging contracts, group space, trip documentation, and much more!

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Cary USA/AOA Partner : Cary has run the bike shops for nearly two decades. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of our fleet of equipment. Formerly a professional musician, Cary is an expert bicycle mechanic with more than 30 years of experience.

Pure Adventures Local Teams

Throughout this site, on each tour detail page you will find a picture of our local representative who will meet you and be available to you during your trip. These locals make all the difference in seeing to it that you get a localized experience and they contribute greatly to the routes and insider knowledge we seek to offer in a tour. Its impossible in our opinions to do the best for our travelers without the expert knowledge of a local! This is part of what makes Pure Adventures, PURE!

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