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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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ARCHES AND MOAB 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: 7/1/2019 Discount Code: EBMB091219 Go to our website for more information and to book! https://explorerchick.com/adventures/arches-and-moab-weekend-hiking/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/2281777755481890/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well!

Scotland Unspoiled Hiking Adventure

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Hike into the wild and unspoiled landscapes of the North West Highlands in Scotland on our 8 Day, Women Only, Small Group Hiking Adventure Tour in Scotland! You’ll experience authentic Scotland first hand with its vast landscapes, rocky coastlines, and secluded mountains. Your adventure in Scotland will be the perfect blend of culture, food, challenging hikes, historical castles, and Mama Nature. You’ll enjoy a scenic train ride from Edinburgh through Cairngorms National Park to Inverness before taking our private Explorer Chick transport deep into the North West Highlands. The North West Highlands of Scotland are known for rugged landscapes, sparsely populated villages, imposing peaks that jut out of the ground, and thousands of lochs in every direction. You’ll embark on hikes daily to explore this “off the beaten track” paradise of Scotland. You’ll tick off your first Munro at 3,218 feet with the reward of a bird’s eye view of the Torridon Mountains below. You’ll scramble up remote peaks of the Assynt region passing numerous lochs to gain the summit. You’ll savor delicious pies picnicking on rugged coastline cliffs. You’ll sip on whiskey and gin from a local distillery. You’ll experience the local flavor and flair of remote villages where sheep and other livestock roam free. You’ll head out on the town in search of local pubs with live music. You’ll ignite all of your senses with meals sourced locally and following Scottish tradition. Each night, we’ll return to cozy, authentic Scottish Inns. Oh, and what’s Scotland without trip to a wonderfully preserved castle or ruin? You’ll visit the ruins of a 16th Century castle imagining the life of long ago. On your final night, you’ll sleep and feast in a 15th Century Castle luxury hotel like the Explorer Chick Queens that you are! Adventure Highlights: • Experience the unspoiled vistas and cultural gems of Scotland’s North West Highlands! • Travel by train and have your camera ready as you catch your first glimpse of the Scottish landscape in Cairngorms National Park. • Feast your eyes across the entire country of Scotland with views of the East and West coast from a small mountain peak. • Bag your first Munro – a Scottish mountain over 3,000 ft. Outdoor enthusiasts often take decades to complete all 282 peaks in Scotland! • Explore the rugged coastlines of Scotland while enjoying a savory, homemade pie from a local restaurant. • Hike up mountainsides, across grassy landscapes, and long ridge lines with views tiny lochs in the distance in the Assynt region. • Visit the ruins of a 16th century castle in rural Scotland. • Relax and wind down each evening in traditional, Scottish lodging and seek out local pubs with live music. • Dine like a local tasting a variety of authentic Scottish flavors in local restaurants throughout the North West Highlands. • Relax with a comprehensive itinerary that makes the logistics of arrival and everything between easy. • Exclusive and Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Badass women! Early Bird Discount: $300 Expires: 4/1/2019 Discount Code: EBSC091419 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/scotland-unspoiled-hiking-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/284271192226256/ 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/

ARCHES AND MOAB 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: 7/1/2019 Discount Code: EBMB091919 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/2370205413042100/ 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: June 15, 2019 Discount Code: RedFall19 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/339140890145535/ 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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