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Meet Grace Heimsness, bike tour guide for Trek Travel

Grace Heimsness

Nickname:

Coming Soon

Trek Travel Role:

Guide

My Passion:

A good story always gets me, whether I'm writing, listening to, or reading it in an old dog-eared paperback. In the off-season you can find me at the rink playing shinny with the guys or on stage playing cello with my local symphony orchestra. Well-crafted puns, impromptu haiku slams, and live blues stumbled upon happenstance are just a few of my day-makers.

My Favorite Ride:

The one that’s so stunning and surprising that you have to tell your friends about it over a cold beer at the end of the day - even though they were there too.

In My Previous Life:

I was an arts nonprofit administrator, bike mechanic, bartender, and high school hockey coach

Education:

B.A. English (Creative Writing), University of Southern California

Guiding Since:

2016

Current Home:

Austin, Minnesota

Languages:

French and Latin

My Rides:

Trek Silque SLX, Trek Rig, & a custom All City singlespeed for getting around

Where you'll find me:

Bryce & Zion and Crater Lake!