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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+)

Adventure to Machu Picchu with Rainbow Mountain Trek

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Adventure to Machu Picchu and trek to Rainbow Mountain with our Women Only, Small Group Adventure Tour in Peru. You’ll spend 4 days on a Multi-Sport journey to Machu Picchu including Hiking, Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, and Zip-lining. Prior to your journey, you’ll spend 2 days acclimatizing in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. You will also embark on a single day hiking tour to Rainbow Mountain. During the first part of your adventure you’ll explore the ancient ruins, landmarks, and museums of Cusco and the Sacred Valley with Explorer Chick on private tours while acclimatizing. Sites to see include Cusco Cathedral, Qoricancha, and Sacsayhuaman. On Day 3, it’s an epic and challenging day of hiking to Rainbow Mountain. You’ll go deep into the spectacular painted hills, also known as Vinicunca. Rainbow Mountain is an unexplored land filled with snow-covered glaciated peaks, wildly desert landscapes, herds of alpaca, and immaculate beauty. You’ll start your Multi-Sport journey to Machu Picchu on Day 4 with a string of exciting adventures. To reach the sacred site, you’ll first hike the scenic Salkantay Trail surrounded by snowcapped mountains. You’ll then mountain bike to a coffee farm to learn from local farmers. Next is an exciting white water rafting trip down the Urubamba river. You’ll sooth sore muscles and relax in crystal clear hot springs. You’ll zip between mountains and over canyons. Finally, you’ll hike the Inca trail to Aguas Calientes, before a full day of exploring Machu Picchu and climbing Machu Picchu Mountain. Adventure Highlights: • Journey to Machu Picchu over 4 days by multi sport adventures with exclusive and private Explorer Chick tours with local Peruvian guides. • Hike the scenic Salkantay Trail. Mountain Bike to a Peruvian coffee farm. White Water Raft the Urubamba River. Soak in natural hot springs. Zipline in the mountains across canyons. • Embark on the challenging trek to see the vibrant colors of Rainbow Mountain. • Immerse yourself in two days of Peruvian culture while acclimatizing to the higher altitudes. Enjoy the sites and sounds of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Learn Peruvian and Incan history with several private tours to the must see sites including Cusco Cathedral, Qoricancha, and Sacsayhuaman. • Exclusive and Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Badass women! See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/adventure-machu-picchu-rainbow-mountain-trek/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/events/1924233450961380/

Smoky Mountain Glamping and Hiking

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Hike through sweet smelling pine forests to sweeping panoramic vistas on our 4 day Women Only, Small Group Hiking and Glamping Adventure Tour in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This hiking tour has been carefully curated and “in the field” tested to include some of our favorite hikes in the Smoky Mountains. Expect to be challenged on the trail, only to be rewarded with stunning mountain views and lovely waterfalls. You’ll climb to only one of three remaining fire towers in the National Park when you embark on the strenuous trek up Mt. Cammerer. You’ll take it “easy” on a moderate hike to the park’s highest single-drop waterfall, Rainbow Falls. You’ll inch out on to a bald rock outcropping to be drenched in mountain scenery in every direction on Charlie’s Bunion. On two of your hikes, you’ll walk in the foot path of thousands of Appalachian Trail thru hikers that have come before you. Of course, what’s a trip to Tennessee without whiskey? You’ll spend a few hours on an exclusive, private tour with our local guide visiting distilleries on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. You’ll get to go behind the scenes at a real working still house and see how everything is made start to finish. You’ll learn the history of whisky including the Prohibition era, the state’s history with whiskey, and why these mountains were such an integral part of moonshine culture. Our nights will be spent at our adorable Glamping site located conveniently minutes from Gatlinburg. Each tent has been tastefully decorated and is totally Pinterest worthy! Your digs are outfitted with everything you need to camp comfortably including Wifi and temperature control. Your meals will be freshly prepared at camp by your Explorer Chick guides giving you the only task of relaxing daily after every hike! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Hike three of Explorer Chick’s favorite mountain hikes in the Smoky Mountain National park. • Enjoy the sweeping panoramic views from a fire tower high up on Mt. Cammerer. • Get up close and personal with the Smokies highest single-drop waterfall, Rainbow Falls. • Stand in the midst of mountains from the rock outcropping on Charlie’s Bunion. • Taste the flavors of Tennesee with a private whiskey walking tour and sampling flights. • Kick back at camp with breakfasts and dinners cooked by your Explorer Chick guides. • Sleep easy at our glamping site with canvas tents outfitted with all the creature comforts. • 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: 3/1/19 Discount Code: EBSM071819 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/smoky-mountains-hiking-and-glamping/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/299304500682463/ 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/

Texas Animal Sanctuary Experience

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Join Explorer Chick for an Exclusive and Private Women-Only Texas Animal Sanctuary Experience!! 🦁 Not only do you get to spend time around these animals, but you also get to help make their life a little better! The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch is a world-renowned, non-profit animal sanctuary with over 1,400 acres. Founded by author and animal advocate Cleveland Amory in 1979, it is now home to more than 800 domestic and exotic animals! 🐒 Most of the animals have been rescued from near-death situations such as slaughterhouses, biomedical research laboratories, and trophy hunting ranches. Others have been rescued from roadside zoos or were former victims of the exotic pet trade. 🐻 Others came from public lands where they were threatened with extermination by the federal government. Your day will kick off learning about the Ranch and include an Instructional Safety Briefing. Then we will split into groups where you will be assigned to multiple areas of the Sanctuary! 👩‍🌾 You might find yourself preparing monkey diets, mucking equine stalls, general maintenance of the facility, or feeding the farmed animals. It all depends on what needs to be done the day of your Mini. Hey, we’re here to help! Halfway through our day, we’ll meet up for a yummy, Plant-Based, catered lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll mix up the groups giving everyone a different experience! After helping around the sanctuary, we’ll spend some time off our feet enjoying a Private Guided 1-Hour Bus/Truck Tour throughout the grounds! Don’t worry. The natural habitat and the animals will not be disturbed! • Make a difference at a non-profit Animal Sanctuary – One of the largest in the country and home to more than 800 domestic and exotic animals. • Spend the day helping around the sanctuary providing assistance throughout the facility where needed – Possible duties include aiding the Equine Team, working with the Primates, providing general observation for the wildlife team, and general maintenance and upkeep of the facilities. • After a full morning of activities, we will have a Delicious Plant-Based Catered Lunch provided and dining together in the Doris Day Equine Center. • We will then switch up groups giving everyone a new experience and tasks in the afternoon. • Finally, get off your feet for a 1 hour guided bus/truck tour covering the 1,400 acres without disturbing the animals natural habitat. • Exclusive and Private 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/texas-animal-sanctuary-experience/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/585603421925931/ 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/

Iconic Inca Trail Trek

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Hike the iconic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with our Women Only, Small Group Adventure Tour in Peru. You’ll spend 4 days and 3 nights trekking the classic route to reach Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate. Prior to your trek, you’ll spend 3 days acclimatizing in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. During the first part of your adventure you’ll explore the ancient ruins, landmarks, and museums of Cusco and the Sacred Valley with Explorer Chick on private tours. Sites to see include Cusco Cathedral, Qoricancha, and Sacsayhuaman. You’ll visit the famous Maras Salt Pans and Moray Inca site learning about the experimental agricultural techniques. You’ll be immersed in ancient Incan culture with a visit to a village learning about weaving techniques, sharing a meal, and touring homes. You’ll start your iconic journey on the Inca Trail on Day 4 following in the footsteps of the Inca and their holy pilgrimage to Machu Picchu. The next 4 days and three nights will be spent trekking up and over mountain passes, through breath taking valleys, and enjoying the stunning scenery. The historical significance and beauty of the route make it the most popular. However, we hike a bit further on our first trekking day to create space between ourselves and the majority of groups. You’ll enjoy Deluxe camping on the trail sleeping 2 per 4 person tent, eating in dining tents, and enjoying private toilets and showers. Porters and professional chefs will aid our group along the trail assisting with gear and set up allowing you to exhale, free your mind, and take in the challenging and sacred journey. Peru strictly limits the number of travelers on the Inca Trail per departure day. PERMITS WILL SELL OUT for your date. Book your spot ASAP. You must have your Passport to book. If you do not have your passport, please send us an email ([masked]). We can temporarily secure your permit with your license. Explorer Chick will secure your Inca Trail Permits as soon as our Trip Minimum is met. After the minimum is met, we secure permits as soon as we receive a new booking and deposit. We will do this until the permits are sold out. Permits cannot be transferred to a different date or person. ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Trek the Famous Inca Trail over 4 days on an exclusive and private Explorer Chick tour with local Peruvian guides. • Climb three mountain passes including Dead Woman’s Pass and descend into valleys with a panoramic view of snow capped mountains before entering the Sun Gate to reach Machu Picchu. • Enjoy deluxe camping, a professional chef, porters, private group dining tent, chairs, toilets, and hot shower on the Inca Trail. You’ll have a lightened load carrying only your day’s needs in a day pack. • Three days of acclimatizing while enjoying the sites and sounds of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Learn Peruvian and Incan history with several private tours to the must see sites including Cusco Cathedral, Qoricancha, and Sacsayhuaman. • Set your sights on and learn agricultural techniques at the famous Maras Salt Pans and Moray Inca site. • Immerse yourself in Incan culture learning about ancient weaving techniques and purchasing tapestries from locals to take home. • Exclusive and Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Badass women! • Optional Extension: Embark on the challenging trek to see the vibrant colors of Rainbow Mountain. Early Bird Discount: $3,899 Expires: 2/1/2019 Discount Code: EBINCA072519 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/iconic-inca-trail-trek-to-machu-picchu/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/2230781790484000/ 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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Smoky Mountain Glamping and Hiking

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