Explorer Chick Adventure Co., The Perfect Reason to Get Outside and Play


Moab Dirtbag Adventure, 2017

I am simply downright proud to be a guide at Explorer Chick. I could talk until my face was blue and you are drooling about the memories I have guiding complete strangers on incredible journeys. There is an amazing energy when you get a small group of women together, all strangers in the beginning, to embark on a crazy adventure encouraging each other.

Strangers to Friendships 

When you travel with Explorer Chick, you don’t just return home from a week in paradise. You return home with hundreds of inside jokes that make your abs hurt from laughing, memories of incredible landscapes, new experiences that maybe you didn’t think you could do and lifelong friendships with likeminded women.

Explorer Chick Founder and CEO, Nicki and I

Our motto at Explorer Chick is simple, GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY.

We do just that with women of all ages and backgrounds bringing together an empowering clan to HAVE FUN!

The 2018 line-up for adventure is incredible. Some of our trips are already sold out so you can be sure that all trips WILL sell out! When you travel with Explorer Chick, all details are carefully curated by “boots on the ground” so you will find no other adventure like it.


  • VIRGINIA HIKING & SURVIVAL 101IMG_6443-1_705x300_acf_cropped.jpg
    • April 19-22, June 21-24, or Oct 11-14
    • 4 days/3 nights lodging at the Mountain Shepherd Lodge.
    • Experience Catawba, VA by day hiking along the Appalachian Trail to it’s most scenic gems: Dragon’s Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs every morning.
    • Take your safety into your own hands by learning the necessary skills to survive in the wilderness from hands-on instructors at Mountain Shepherd School during the afternoon.
    • Practice and hone in your new skills in a beautiful forest setting.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • MOAB DIRTBAG ADVENTUREFB_IMG_1493586656785-01-1_705x300_acf_cropped
    • May 7-12
    • 6 days/5 nights camping at the exclusive Explorer Chick Camp with tents, sleeping bags, cots, sleeping pads, shelter, dining area and more.
    • Your days will be spent exploring Moab by hiking through canyons and arches, mountain biking iconic slick rock trails, canyoneer and rappel down canyon walls, speed across desert mesas in an off-road ATV vehicle, and enjoying the infamous Moab sunsets every night.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • WILD BACKPACKING IN ICELANDwoman-hiking-in-backcountry-iceland_705x300_acf_cropped.jpg
    • July 30-August 6
    • 8 days/7 nights
    • On this “bucket list” trip you’ll spend 5 days backpacking through Vatnajökull National Park and the remote region of Iceland where there is less traffic and more views.
    • Enjoy the long days and midnight sun of Iceland while trekking along mountains, valleys, glaciers, lava plains, rivers and lakes.
    • Soak in the famous geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon to re-energize your body after your backpacking trek.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS BACKPACKING ADVENTUREporcupine-mountain-women-only-backpacking-trip-explorer-chick_705x300_acf_cropped.jpg
    • August 16-19
    • 4 days/3 nights
    • Explore Michigan’s Porcupine Mountain Wilderness in the Upper Peninsula spending your days trekking along Lake Superior, towering timbers, secluded mountain lakes, sheer cliffs, and waterfalls.
    • Enjoy an exclusive, super small group experience as trip is limited to 5 women plus your Explorer Chick Guide.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN BACKPACKING ADVENTUREsunset-smoky-mountains-explorer-chick_705x300_acf_cropped
    • September 27-30
    • 4 days/3 nights
    • Immerse yourself in Smokey Mountain National Park backpacking through dense forests, across bald ridge lines, and babbling creeks.
    • Enjoy nature in a stress-free way – you won’t need to worry about permits, meal planning, route finding or backcountry fees. Explorer Chick has that handled!
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • ICONIC INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHU PICCHUancient-ruins-peru-1_705x300_acf_cropped
    • October 8-15
    • 8 days/7 nights
    • Trek the famous Inca Trail over 4 days on a private Explorer Chick tour with local Peruvian guides.
    • Enjoy deluxe camping, a professional chef, porters, dining tent, chairs, toilets and hot showers along the Inca Trail.
    • Acclimatize in Cusco while enjoying private tours to “must-see” sights including Cusco Cathedral, Qoricancha, and Sacsayhuaman.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • NORTHERN LIGHTS WINTER ICELAND ADVENTURENorthern-Lights-Iceland-1_705x300_acf_cropped
    • December 4-10 or December 11-17
    • 7 days/6 nights
    • Experience Iceland on a multi-sport adventure and staying in remote accommodations while chasing the Northern Lights.
    • Your days will be spent exploring a glacial Ice Cave, walking the Sólheimajökull Glacier, hiking 45 minutes to soak in natural hot springs, kayak along Stokkseyri searching for seals, tour the famous Golden Circle (Þingvellir National Park, Geysir, and Gullfoss) and soak in the famous Blue Lagoon.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

  • BAJA OUT TO SEA ADVENTUREwomen-only-adventure-travel-whale-shark-baja-la-paz-1_705x300_acf_cropped.jpg
    • February 17-23 2019
    • 6 days/5 nights on our privately chartered boat. 1 night camping along the beach.
    • Your Baja experience includes a surf lesson off the shore of Todos Santos, snorkeling with Whale Sharks and sea lions, scuba diving, earning your AIDA 1 Free Diving certification, discovering natural swimming holes and enjoy the tranquility of the sea.
    • Click here to check out the full itinerary!

Feel free to reach out to me at Becca@explorerchick.com if you have any questions! Maybe I’ll talk until my face is blue and you’re drooling about all things Explorer Chick.

Stay up to date on all the rad things we’re doing at Explorer Chick on our social pages below!

Explorer Chick CEO and Founder, Nicki and I. Come play with us!

16 thoughts on “Explorer Chick Adventure Co., The Perfect Reason to Get Outside and Play

    1. Wow, 7 sisters must have been so much fun growing up with! I’m lucky enough to have a job where I meet strangers and they become like sisters at the end of the week 🙂 I grew up with an amazing brother, borrowing clothes wasn’t near as much fun as I imagine having a sister would be…

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