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Calling all Chicks who dig the Outdoor, Adventurous life and Travel!

Explorer Chick (https://explorerchick.com/) is an Adventure Travel Company that offers Women-Only, Small Group Trips, Work Shops, and Mini’s in the outdoors.

Our adventures are endless including hiking, camping, rafting, backpacking, road trips, canyoning, surfing and more! Basically, anything that gets us in the outdoors or being active and Playing!

Our destinations range from local Mini Adventures to weekends in the woods, and bucket list hot spots like Iceland and Machu Picchu.

Oh, and we think we’re the most BAD ASS tribe of Women around!

This Meetup is sponsored by Explorer Chick Adventure Co (http://explorerchick.com/). So, there are no dues for joining our Meetup! Just follow along and hopefully, embark on an adventure with us!

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Upcoming events (5+)

Baja Out to Sea Adventure

Sea of Cortez

Experience Baja, Mexico like no one else aboard a privately chartered boat! Spend your days playing at sea with Whale Sharks and sea lions and your evenings fast asleep in your bunk anchored in the Sea of Cortez on this women only, small group active Baja Mexico Adventure! Your time in Baja will be jam packed with only the best in adventure! You’ll swim with playful sea lions. You’ll come face to face with the largest known fish, the whale shark! You’ll learn to breathe under water with a Discover Scuba Diving day. Already a certified Scuba Diver? Fantastic! There will be equipment available for you to borrow. Yes, there’s more! You’ll learn how to surf off the shores of Todos Santos. You’ll leave behind the equipment learning the technique to dive naturally and become a Level 1 Certified Free Diver. You’ll take to land to hike and explore the natural pools in the Sierra de Laguna. Phew. You’ll spend 6 days/5 nights aboard our privately chartered boat exploring Isla Espíritu Santo National Park and it’s neighboring islands in the Sea of Cortez. Each night, you’ll fall asleep to the silence and tranquility anchored in a bay under a star filled sky. You’ll spend your final night camping at Huertas Los Mangos in Santiago fully equipped with all of your basic camping needs including a lively happy hour around the campfire. Adventure Highlights: • A surf lesson off the shores of the adorable, bohemian town of Todos Santos. • Search for and snorkel with Whale Sharks in the bay of La Paz. • Give Scuba Diving a try without the full commitment with a Discover Scuba Diving Day. • Ditch the equipment and earn your AIDA 1 in Freedviving. • Snorkel with the fun and playful sea lions of Los Islotes. • Explore the sea caves and beaches of Baja California. • Hike the Sierra de Laguna discovering natural swimming holes. • Enjoy the tranquility and solace of the sea. • Free range use of on-board water equipment aboard our private vessel including kayaks and snorkel gear. • Live a life at sea aboard a privately chartered boat with a small group of women-only Explorer Chicks. • Enjoy an evening of camping under the stars around a bonfire with a happy hour and authentic Mexican dinner. • Meals – All of your meals are included from Lunch on Day 1 through Lunch on Day 7. See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/retreat/2019-0217/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/1568960199819796/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/

Banff Winter Wanderland Adventure

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Explore the Winter Wanderland of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park, and Jasper National Park with our Small Group, Women-only Trip to Canada. You’ll escape to a snowy wonderland enjoying the best of two of Canada’s National Parks: Banff and Jasper. Depending on trail and avalanche conditions, you’ll experience some of Canada’s other outdoor gems! You’ll drive a Dog Sled with the snowy back drop of the Canadian Rockies! You’ll have a hands-on experience assisting the guides in harnessing the dogs and setting up your team. Each sled is shared with equal opportunities to drive the sleds. You’ll enjoy a backcountry lunch warming up next to a campfire while learning more about the role of dog sleds in the Bow Valley. You’ll ride a Snowcat up Fortress Mountain for some serious backcountry Snowshoeing. You’ll be trekking at treeline with wide open views of the surrounding mountains. Some of those landscapes you might recognize from The Reverent (We’ll skip the Grizzly scene!), Inception, and The Bourne Legacy. It’ll be a full, long day of playing in the snow, but we’ll recharge with a hot backcountry lunch, hot cocoa, and cookies! You’ll strap on ice cleats and hike one of Banff National Park’s most popular trails into the frozen Johnson Canyon.You’ll trek along trail and catwalks peering into the gorge below. After a short hike, you’ll reach the steep walls of frozen waterfalls. Chances are you’ll see ice climbers picking their way up – a preview of your adventure in Jasper National Park. You’ll experience Canada’s favorite past time: Curling! We’ll have a private lesson learning about curling and experiencing the excitement of sweeping our brooms to control the speed and direction of our stone across the sheet into the house. Adult beverages will be available at the cash bar for purchase. You’ll traverse the snowy Canadian Rocky landscapes on Cross Country Skis. We’ll start our full day adventure with a lesson learning how to maneuver ourselves with long planks attached to our feet. Once we have the hang of it, we’ll venture out into the wilderness to enjoy the solitude of the trail. You’ll tour one of the world’s most scenic drives: The Icefields Parkway. We’ll travel the 145 mile stretch of double-lane highway winding along the Continental Divide from Lake Louise up to Jasper. We’ll make frequent stops to enjoy the many highlights including frozen waterfalls, glaciers, and soaring rocky mountain peaks. You’ll ice climb frozen waterfalls in Jasper National Park. It’s a matter of finding your rhythm and trusting the spikes on your crampons to top out each problem. You’ll have an immersive lesson and experience with our guides in ice climbing. We’ll have multiple ropes set up, so everyone will learn to belay and try out different routes. Phew! We’ve also worked in some free time for you to explore the town of Banff, enjoy the solitude of your Jasper Lodge, or relax in the Upper Banff Hot Springs. ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Experience two of Canada’s most popular National Parks in the winter: Banff and Jasper. • Drive a dog sled surrounded by snowy rock mountain peaks. • Ride a snowcat deep into the backcountry for a full day of Snowshoeing on Fortress Mountain. • Explore the frozen and famous Johnson Canyon of Banff National Park. • Learn how and play Canada’s favorite pastime: Curling! • Traverse the trails enjoying the quiet serenity of a snowy landscape on Cross Country Skis. • Tour and explore the incredibly scenic Icefields Parkway. • Ice Climb frozen waterfalls in Jasper National Park. Sav $300 with our Early Bird Discount Expires: 11/1/2018 Discount Code: EBBAF021719 See website for full details and to book https://explorerchick.com/adventures/banff-winter-wanderland-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet other Explorer Chicks joining you! https://www.facebook.com/events/441820236302391/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/

Northern Lights Winter Iceland Adventure

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See the Northern Lights in Iceland while embarking on incredible multisport adventures on our Women Only, Small Group Tour in Iceland. The cold winter days won’t keep us indoors! Instead, you’ll go to the world of Fire and Ice to venture out on experiences unique to Iceland’s cold winter temperatures. Four of your nights will be spent in remote guest houses away from big city lights to increase your chances of catching the dancing green beams. Every night your eyes will be cast to the skies to spot Aurora Borealis. We’ll make the most of every ounce of daylight. You’ll wander inside an enchanting ice cave with it’s vibrant blue hues. You’ll strap on crampons and grab an ice axe to traverse a glacier and ice climb. You’ll search for seals as you kayak along the sea coast. You’ll soak in a hot springs wearing your favorite beanie at the end of a 45 minute winter hike. You’ll tour the famous sites of the Golden Circle. You’ll re-energize in the soothing waters of the Blue Lagoon. You’ll see the iconic sights of Iceland’s south coast including icy waterfalls, black sand beaches, mountains, and glaciers! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Chase the Northern Lights in Iceland while staying in remote accommodations. • Explore an enchanting glacial Ice Cave that can only be accessed during the cold winter months. • Walk and Ice Climb on Sólheimajökull Glacier with all technical gear provided. • Hike 45 minutes into the wintery wilderness to relax in a natural hot spring. • Kayak along the scenic coast of Stokkseyri searching for seals. • Soak in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon and soften your skin with a silica face mask. • Tour the three destinations that comprise the famous Golden Circle – Þingvellir National Park, Geysir, and Gullfoss. • Enjoy the iconic sights of Iceland’s southern coast including Skógarfoss Waterfall, Dyrhólaey, Glacier Lagoon, and Seljalandsfoss with private transportation. • Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Bad Ass women! – Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Early Bird Discount: $4,299 Expires: 11/1/18 Discount Code: EBNL030519 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/northern-lights-winter-iceland-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/1752953304741443/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Dominican Republic Tropical Adventure

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Discover the “Real” Dominican Republic on our multi-sport,Women Only, Small Group Adventure Tour to Cabarete. Explore the lush jungles, the sandy beaches, the dramatic mountains, the friendly culture, and the farm-to-table fresh authentic food during your 8 day trip to this tropical paradise along the north shore of Hispaniola island. You’ll soon find that the Dominican Republic is more than All-inclusive resorts, but a mecca for adventure! You’ll travel to the countryside before hiking down into a river canyon to trek and leap from waterfalls. You’ll play in the ocean learning how to surf at Encuentro Beach. You’ll fly like an acrobat swinging from a trapeze set against a beautiful sunset. You’ll enjoy the unexpected mountain air when you whitewater raft. You’ll tour the organic farm where your included meals are sourced before hopping in a tube for a relaxing float down the river. Every day you’ll find your body being built into a better, stronger, version of itself through playing in the outdoors. But, you’ll also have access to evening Functional Fitness classes in a tiki hut (our gym in paradise!). To balance out your epic adventures, you’ll be able to treat your body to yoga practices in a loft overlooking the ocean. No music is necessary as the the crashing waves will be the perfect back drop. Of course, you always have the option of winding down your evening with Happy Hour Mojitos watching the sunset from the beachfront bar! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Beach to Ocean Surf Lesson at Encuentro Beach • Ciguapa Falls canyoning, river trekking, and waterfall jumping • Flying on a Trapeze • White Water Rafting in the mountains of Jarabacoa • Organic farm tour including a picnic lunch sourced directly from the farm • Relaxing River float with an ice cold, Presidente in hand • Functional fitness classes in a tiki hut • Yoga practices in a loft overlooking the ocean • Accommodations in a beachfront Eco-Hotel with wi-fi, a pool, and a restaurant/bar. • Meals ~ All dinners and breakfasts included from time of arrival to departure and lunches where indicated above. Early Bird Discount: $1,799 Expires: 11/1/2018 Discount Code: EBDR032019 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/dominican-republic-tropical-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/273917929854040 Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

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West Virginia Winter Adventure

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