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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)

Women's Yosemite Half Dome Backpacking

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Hit your bucket list with all the feels on this women’s backpacking weekend tour to Yosemite National Park as you climb the famous cables of Half Dome with ladies who do their own stunts. Live out every last one of those John Muir nature quotes in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park. Mountains calling? Check. Between two pines? Check. Walk with nature? Double check. Meet your new woman crushes in the Valley as the landscape gives way to mountains, waterfalls, and a piney perfume that’ll make Yankee Candle jelly. Mother Nature swiped ALL THE WAY right. Leave the phone on airplane mode to immerse yourself in stunning National Park backcountry over the course of 4 epic days. Romp through the backcountry on a demanding, yet epic backpacking trip. Climb steep, challenging trails to look down upon the Valley with a panoramic view that includes Mt. Starr King, Half Dome, Nevada Falls, Illilouette Falls, and plenty of ant-sized tourists with tiny selfie sticks. Fuel up for the real MVP – the famous cables of Half Dome! Blast that hiker booty ascending 500’ over .5 mile up steps carved into the rock. Then, the real fun begins. It’s a 400’ gain up the cables with some points at 70%+ grades. Pace your footwork on wooden slabs spaced out on the climb as you get the upper body workout of a lifetime. Worth it? HELL YES! Don’t have backpacking equipment, but can beast master the stairs? Perfect. Explorer Chick has you covered with a backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and shared tent. You just need to show up to Yosemite National Park ready for a women’s backpacking trip. Adventure Highlights • Backpack 4 days/3 nights exploring Yosemite National Park including El Cap, Mt. Starr King, Half Dome, Nevada Falls, and Illilouette Falls • Climb the famous cables of Half Dome as the sun rises over the Valley. • Share stories of the day around a campfire with your Explorer Chick sisters. • Disconnect to reconnect! Leave behind the constant contact and use your phone solely for capturing moments. • Simply show up to a fully-planned backpacking trip. We’ll take care of the rest including snagging the nearly impossible to obtain permits. • Relax with a comprehensive itinerary that makes the logistics, permits, navigation, meal planning, gear, and everything in-between easy. • Geek out with supportive and encouraging Explorer Chicks on a private, women-only, small group adventure tour. Early Bird Discount: $200 Expires: 6/1/2020 Discount Code: Yosemite2020 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/womens-yosemite-half-dome-backpacking/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/258543865392966/ 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/

Moab and Arches Hiking Weekend

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Hike the best trails in Canyonlands and Arches National Park while exploring the desert landscape over a 4 day Weekend on our Women-only, Small Group Hiking Tour in Moab, Utah. Your Hiking Adventure has been carefully curated and “in the field” tested by your Explorer Chick team over years of playing in this outdoor mecca in the desert. You'll squeeze in some serious hiking over the course of a long weekend working on those hiker booty gains. Don't expect to find some of these trails on your average Utah hiking blog! Heck no! You'll wander among red, sandstone pillars in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. You'll explore 6 arches in one trail and quickly discover the namesake of Arches National Park. You'll catch an unforgettable sunrise at Deadhorse Point State Park as you sip your coffee and munch on your breakfast. You'll descend down layers of red, pink, brown, and white sandstone to enjoy a well earned lunch on the White Rim of the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park. Every day you can expect to be challenged by a new trail, new horizon, and new National Park on your adventure trip for women only. Every night, you’ll kick off your dusty hiking boots in our Explorer Chick Lodging while sharing bad jokes and retelling the day’s SHE-Nanigans! Your Explorer Chick guides will prepare fresh breakfasts and dinners every night when not enjoying a local, favorite eatery. Oh, and we’ll squeeze in time for you to meander and shop in the funky little town of Moab. Plus, it's an easy rendezvous at a Salt Lake City airport hotel. We'll take care of all the transportation from there! Phew, did we mention this is all going down in 4 days? Explorer Chick is an approved and permitted Commercial Operator for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Adventure Highlights: • Experience 4 days of hiking Explorer Chick's favorite desert trails in two iconic National Parks - Arches and Canyonlands. • Witness the power of wind as you hike among iconic formations in Arches National Park where over 2,000 arches have been documented. • Wander through slot canyons, among sandstone hoodoos, and across wind-eroded plains in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. ● Wake early to watch the sunrise over the canyon in Dead Horse Point State Park while munching on breakfast and sipping on hot coffee. ● Hike in secluded areas of the desert where you'll hear nothing but the rustle of the wind and scruff of your hiking boots. ● Meander into the shops of the quaint and artsy town of Moab. ● Relax with a comprehensive itinerary that makes the logistics, transportation, navigation, meal planning, lodging, and everything between easy. ● Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of bold women! Early Bird Discount: $200 Expires: 5/1/2020 Discount Code: MOABFALL20 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/moab-weekend/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/604072793437696/ 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/

Ultimate Jordan Adventure with the Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, and Petra

Reveal the ancient secrets of Petra and Jordan on the ultimate Women-Only Adventure Tour. Over the course of 8 days, you’ll explore “The Lost City” of Petra, hike portions of the Jordan Trail, ride camels in Wadi Rum, float in the Dead Sea, and glamp under desert stars on our 8 Day Women-only, Small Group Adventure Tour in Jordan. Yep! Your Jordan Adventure will channel every ounce of your inner Indiana Jane! Cue the theme song and sing it enthusiastically as you read on about your Jordan adventure. Adventure Highlights: • Take the back entrance to explore the massive archaeological site of Petra with your private, English speaking guide. You’ll have plenty of time to wander in and out of the many slot canyons, residential caves, bazaars, and ancient tombs dating back to the 5th Century B.C. • Trek 5 miles along one of the most scenic sections of the Jordan Trail to explore Little Petra. Along the way, stop high on an overlook where you’ll have views into Israel. • Scramble and hike to Wadi Rum’s tallest arch, Burdah Rock Bridge, located over 900 feet above the valley floor. Yes, you’ll be able to walk across the bridge if you’re feeling BOLD! • Make a new camel friend and watch the sunset as you ride across the Wadi Rum Desert. • Hike, slide, swim, and scramble through one of Jordan’s most exquisite and seldom visited slot canyons. You’ll have the opportunity to jump into the deep canyon pools and slide down natural water slides to your heart’s content! • Learn about traditional Jordanian cuisine in a hands-on, exclusive cooking class from a women-owned and operated culinary school. Of course we’ll chow down afterwards! • Share authentic meals and tales from local Bedouin hosts about living a nomadic lifestyle and the history of their people. • Spend the day hiking ancient, nomadic paths in very seldom visited areas of Petra. Your local guide will lead you through Edomite building ruins to a summit high above Petra where an exquisite Roman/Nabataean Bath complex was recently excavated. (Shhhh! Don’t tell the tourists!) • Visit the lowest point on Earth and float in the Dead Sea 1,410 feet below sea level! • Share epic sunsets and clear night skies with your fellow Explorer Chicks while sipping wine and retelling the day’s SHE-nanigans! • Sleep 2 nights under the desert stars in Wadi Rum at an authentic Bedouin Camp. • Relax with a comprehensive itinerary that makes the logistics, transportation, navigation, meal planning, lodging, and everything in-between easy. ● Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of bold women! Early Bird Discount: $300 Expires: 5/1/2020 Discount Code: EBJD092420 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/jordan/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/656727558179173/ 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/

West Virginia "Via Ferrata" Rock Climbing

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Experience a whole new style of climbing with other adventurous women on this day trip mini adventure. Located in Circleville, WV, “via ferrata” climbing is a cross between rock climbing and scrambling. Italian for “by way of iron,” the via ferrata is a permanently-installed system of steel rungs and cables. Initially designed and built to transport troops in Italy during WWI, via ferratas have now become a recreational activity for outdoor rock climbing enthusiasts.🧗‍♀️ GEAR AND SAFETY BRIEFING After a short 20-minute hike to the location, conquer a mile of fixed-anchor, professionally-guided rock climbing. Gear up and learn how to use the two-carabiner lanyard. This system allows climbers to be clipped into the safety cable at all times. Climbers each receive safety briefing, instruction, and equipment fitting on the ground before ascending the rock. VIA FERRATA AND SUSPENSION BRIDGE Off you go! The higher you climb, the better the views! The double-fin rocks provide a unique combination of physical challenge and overwhelming beauty! You’ll gain 1,085 feet in elevation, cross a suspension bridge that is 150 feet high and 200 feet long, and reach exposed heights of 280 feet! HEAD WALL CHALLENGE All WV Via Ferrata adventure climbers will experience heights of approximately 200 feet! The most adventurous climbers can take the extra challenge of completing the Head Wall, an additional 100 feet of vertical climbing. 🤩 ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS Highly skilled Guides No experienced needed! All equipment provided Elevation gain of 1085, Suspension bridge that is 150 feet high and 200 feet long, and reach exposed heights of 280 feet! Exclusive Explorer Chick, small group, women-only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Bold women! You must book through the website to join us on this adventure. Full details are there as well. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/west-virginia-via-ferrata-rock-climbing/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/200195084738914/ 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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Women's Yosemite Half Dome Backpacking

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