Meet Lauren Funaro, Trek Travel Guide

Lauren Funaro

What I Love:

I am deeply passionate about big, human-powered adventures in the outdoors. Usually this takes the form of rock climbing, ski mountaineering, and cycling.

Riding with TT Since:

2019

Trek Travel Role:

Guide

My Favorite Ride:

I will never forget riding a cruiser bike through the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam amongst rice paddies and locals unaccustomed to visitors. Figueroa Mountain outside of Solvang, CA and Chuckanut Drive in Bellingham, WA also come to mind.

My Rides:

a Trek Roscoe

Nickname:

Lorena

Education:

BA - Western Washington University

Current Home:

Seattle, WA

Languages:

Spanish, Italian, Portuguese

In My Previous Life:

Before life at Trek Travel, I pursued all sorts of opportunities to be outdoors, exercising, and exploring unique parts of the globe. I have worked in National Parks, taken struggling young adults wilderness backpacking for the first time, instructed skiing and snowboarding, and taught English in China.