THE ONE WORLD TREKKING GUIDES
Andy CrisconiManaging Director, Adventure Travel Consultant and Trekking Tour Leader
Manasseh FranklinProfessional Journalist and Adventure Travel Tour Leader
Charles EnglebertMountain Bike and Trekking Guide, Professional Photographer and Great Guy
Dennis WebbTrekking Guide, Professional Journalist and Outdoorsman
Terray SylvesterClimber, Adventurer, Journalist and Boat Builder
Mark Van AlstineTrip Consultant and Trekking Guide
Marcus ThackstonAdventurer, Trekking Guide, Trip Consultant, Small Business Owner, Rafter
Colorado raised Marcus Thackston has been working in hospitality related positions for the past 8 years both locally in Colorado and internationally in France and Chile, Marcus founded Blend Web Marketing out of a desire to help small businesses thrive in mountain towns without affordable marketing solutions.
Holding a B.A. in Tourism and Hospitality Management from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO, and an M.Sc. in Tourism Management from the La Rochelle Business School of Tourism on the western coast of France, Marcus’ outlook on small business is unique. New to working with Andy and the One World Trekking team, Marcus is excited to help lead trips and provide a one of a kind experience that will keep guests seeking out his adventurous hospitality and join him in his infectious desire to explore new cultures.
Peter RudyTrekking and Mountain Bike Guide, Adventure Tour Leader and Outdoor Industry Attorney
Peter brings a varied background and multitude of experiences to his life as a trekking leader. Somewhat of a renaissance man, he was a photojournalist in Northern Ireland, Congressional press secretary, teacher of furniture restoration, manufacturer of hi-fi speakers and currently a lawyer for ski areas and travel businesses.
Now our resident “Well-Seasoned Guide,” Peter has led groups in many of the world's most exciting adventure travel destinations; to the top of Kilimanjaro, biking across Bhutan, trekking the Annapurna Circuit, Kangchenjunga Base Camp, Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes in Nepal. Peter's experience and positive attitude brings out the best in people, allowing you to make the most of your adventure. When not leading trips, Peter and his wife Helen, can be found road biking in Denver or hiking with their rescue collies in the Vail Valley of Colorado.