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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+)

Virginia Hiking and Survival 101

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Nestled in Catawba, VA lies three of the Appalachian’s Trail’s most scenic gems: Dragon’s Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs known collectively as the Triple Crown of Virginia. Hike along the AT to enjoy the views from all three and learn wilderness survival skills on this 4 day women only, small group adventure. Enjoy stunning views from the most photographed spot on the AT, McAfee’s Knob. Trek through Scorched Earth Gap and peer down at Murder Hole to reach Tinker Cliffs. Rock scramble to climb to the top of Cove Mountain and the giant rock monolith that gives Dragon’s Tooth its name. Between hikes, you’ll learn wilderness survival tactics based on the Seven Priorities of Survival in an interactive outdoor setting. The seven priorities include positive mental attitude, wilderness first aid, shelter, fire craft, signaling, water, and food. By the end of your trip, you’ll know how to cope with psychological stresses, tie knots and lashings, improvise shelters, start and maintain a knee-high fire in the pouring rain, effectively communicate to rescuers, find and purify water, and understand how to procure food. You can even munch on a few bugs! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS Enjoy the views from three of the most iconic vistas on the Appalachian trail on daily, challenging hikes – McAfee Knob, Tinker Cliffs, and Dragon’s Tooth. Learn the necessary skills to survive in the Wilderness in an outdoor classroom with hands-on experience and practice. Gain confidence and independence learning the Seven Priorities of Survival including building a shelter, starting a fire, tying essential knots, and hunting for edible insects. Relax after your adventures next to a campfire at our Lodge nestled in the woods at the base of the mountains. Early Bird Discount: $200 Expires: January 1, 2019 Discount Code: EBVA042519 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/virginia-hiking-and-survival-101/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/2145611505703331/ 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/

Havasu Falls Backpacking Adventure

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Discover the turquoise waters of the iconic Havasupai Waterfalls in the Grand Canyon while camping along Havasu Creek on our 5 day, Women-only Backpacking Adventure. Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect. To reach the oasis in the desert you’ll pack 4 days of gear into your backpack and hike 10 miles to our basecamp. Along the way, you’ll hike through the dusty desert canyons and washes of the Grand Canyon. You’ll trek thought the Supai village, the most remote village in the United States. Your next few days will be spent exploring the spectacular waterfalls including Mooney Falls, Beaver Falls, Rock Falls, and Navajo Falls from our convenient basecamp. Water temperatures at Havasu Falls remain at a fairly constant 70 degrees – perfect for a post hike dip. Every night, you’ll wind down with a home cooked backcountry meal from our guides and recount the day’s adventure before falling fast asleep in your shared tent. This adventure is for Explorer Chicks who love a good challenge, don’t mind trading their bed for a cozy sleeping bag, and basking in the beauty of turquoise waterfalls you won’t find anywhere else. Adventure Highlights: ● Spend 4 days/3 nights exploring Havasu Falls including Mooney Falls, Beaver Falls, Rock Falls, and Navajo Falls from our convenient basecamp in the Grand Canyon. ● Hike through and visit the village of Supai, the most remote village in the USA! ● Enjoy a rugged experience reaching the oasis by foot and carrying all of your gear for the next few days. ● 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. ● Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Bad Ass women! See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/havasu-falls-backpacking-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/1175896012553614/ 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 Hiking and Multi-Sport Adventure

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Hike Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and embark on the best multi-sport adventures in canyon country on our Women Only, Small Group Hiking and Multi-sport Adventure Tour in Moab, Utah. Your Hiking and Multi-sport 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. This is a “no holding back” trip designed to get your adrenaline pumping while sharing our favorite hikes and adventures in the area with you. You’ll quickly discover why Moab is the destination in the southwest for all things adventure. It’s home to world class rappelling, slick rock off-roading, whitewater rafting, and hiking with two iconic National Parks. You’ll feel nothing but air underneath you as you rappel from one of Moab’s infamous arches. You’ll get behind the wheel of an off-road vehicle navigating and zipping over the slick rock trails to hard to access areas. You’ll be surrounded by the strange shapes of the hoodoos in Canyonlands Needles District. You’ll wonder how you hiked down the side of a canyon wall to the white rim in Canyonlands Island of the Sky. You’ll take in the history and folklore of the Moab area floating the class II-III rapids of the Colorado River. You’ll gather with your Explorer Chick sisters to catch one unforgettable sunset in Arches National Park. You’ll gladly wake before dawn to eat breakfast while basking in the warming rays of the sunrise. You’ll head out on the town to dine at local eateries refueling all those calories you burnt. Every night, you’ll kick off your dusty hiking boots in our Explorer Chick House while sharing bad jokes and retelling the day’s adventures! 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. Adventure Highlights: ● Rappel through arches and down canyon walls as you explore areas of Moab that are only accessible via ropes. ● Whitewater raft the Colorado River (Class II-III) through towering canyon walls with chances to spot bighorn sheep and other wildlife. ● Witness the power of wind as you hike among iconic formations in Arches National Park where over 2,000 arches have been documented! ● Put the pedal to the metal driving an off-road vehicle up and across desert mesas with stunning views. ● 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: $300 Expires: 1/1/2019 Discount Code: EBMB050519 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/moab-hiking-and-multi-sport-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/641960236197792/ 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/

Red River Gorge Backpacking Workshop

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Learn how to backpack with our small group, women only backpacking workshop in the Red River Gorge. Have you ever dreamed of hiking to a faraway, remote land to spend a few days camping and living in the wild surrounded by mountains? We have! And, we want you to be able to live freely in the wild at your every whim armed with the skills and experience to do so! We’ll meet you in the Red River Gorge to spend 2 days teaching you the fundamentals of backpacking with plenty of hands-on experience. With it’s abundance of natural bridges, sandstone cliffs, rock shelters, and arches, we couldn’t think of a more beautiful location to teach you how to backpack in the wilderness. The best part? We’ll lend you the essential Gear to get started! Every Explorer Chick will be provided with a Backpack, a Sleeping Bag, a Sleeping Pad, and a shared 2 person tent. We’ll provide all of the meals beginning with Saturday lunch through our Sunday closing lunch at a Red River Gorge local eatery. As for the rest of the gear, you’ll be provided with a packing list. Workshop Highlights: • Explore the many Arches, Sandstone cliffs, Natural Bridges, and Rock Shelters in the Red River Gorge. • Receive a hands-on experience with a small group of women guided by the Explorer Chick experts. You’ll be able to ask all of your questions, practice your skills as often as necessary, and get personal attention without feeling awkward or embarrassed! • Borrow the expensive gear giving you the opportunity to learn all about Backpacking and the required gear before investing in your own! • Spend two days meeting and becoming friends with a fabulous group of outdoor adventure lovin’ women! • Optional day hike to Iconic Landmarks in the Red River Gorge on Sunday • Eat Picnic lunches surrounded by the natural beauty of Red River Gorge. • End your Outdoor Adventure with our closing lunch at a local Red River Gorge eatery. Go home with a full belly and a happy heart! Early Bird Discount Savings: $20 Expires: April 15, 2019 Discount Code: RedSum19 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/red-river-gorge-backpacking-workshop/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/536761180158487/ 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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Vegas Vacation

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