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DNK Presents organizes and guides empowering adventure retreats for groups and businesses. They focus on getting people to step outside their comfort zones, try something for the first time, and in turn gain confidence through experiential learning and adventures. Their trips range from guided hikes around Indianapolis, local paddling trips on Eagle Creek, to week long backpacking and yoga retreats in the Grand Canyon, mountain bike rides and clinics in Sedona, Utah, North Carolina, and so much more to come!

DNK Presents founded and hosts an unprecedented event each year, the Live Adventurously, Women’s Adventure Contest. This event is a chance for people to nominate a woman in their life to win a customized extended backcountry adventure weekend guided by Danielle and Kate. In 2016 they produced a documentary film, “Live Adventurously”, of the women who won the contest. To learn more about the film visit their website at https://www.liveadventurouslyfilm.com/.

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When you experience an adventure with DNK Presents you will find yourself inspired, confident, and ready to take on your own next adventure. Rejuvenate yourself with an overnight trip, disconnecting from technology, and reconnecting with yourself in the great outdoors. After all, your life should be your greatest adventure!
“Our family of 4 are seasoned campers but novice backpackers. We all agreed that our time with Danielle and Kate was educational but more importantly, FUN! No pressure, our pace and our guides were like hanging out with old friends. We’ll definitely recommend Danielle and Kate to anyone interested in outdoor adventure or to a family or couple who just want some together time outdoors. We had a great backpacking weekend!!”
Heidi
Indianapolis, IN
Tony
“I was anxious and apprehensive prior to the rock climbing event to the point of “going home sick”…I couldn’t have been more pleasantly surprised by the experience of learning, feeling comfortable, and then conquering all the fears I had leading up to the event! Thank you!”
Lily
“I started this experience full of jitters but the instructors made me feel so comfortable, safe and encouraged that I became more open than normal to embrace the nerves. They created an environment of support but also space for independence. My arms are sore, but my heart is so happy after conquering something new! THANK YOU!”

We (Danielle & Kate) truly live our lives adventurously, and know the benefits of unplugging from technology, trying something new and immersing yourself in nature. Our own adventures have increased our confidence, inspired us to start a business, and boosted our mental, physical and spiritual health and wellness. Because of this we have made it our mission to facilitate these experiences for others.

We launched DNK Presents because of our passion to get more people, especially women, in the great outdoors, experiencing and living life to the fullest. Our women’s only adventure trips inspired us to launch our very own annual Women’s Adventure Contest. We were so passionate about these women and their stories we decided to produce a documentary film called, “Live Adventurously”. The film follows the four women who won our inaugural Women’s Adventure Contest and their transformational journey. To learn more about the film visit, www.liveadventurouslyfilm.com.

MEET OUR TEAM

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Kate Nolan

My name is Kate Nolan and I am a cofounder of DNK Presents, Trek Women’s Advocate and Professional Guide. Getting outside has always been a passion of mine and I love sharing that with others. I believe we need a connection to nature in order to live a happy, healthy and balanced lives. I grew up camping, backpacking, skiing, trail running and racing BMX and mountain bikes. I believe my bond with nature has helped me to excel in my professional career, to overcome obstacles personally and professionally and the spiritual gain has been profound.

Certifications:

Level 1 Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association, American Mountain Guide Apprentice Single Pitch Instructor, Leave No Trace Trainer,  Solo Wilderness First Aid, CPR

Contact: Kate@dnkpresents.com

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Danielle Wolter Nolan

Growing up in the country, being outdoors was always second nature to me. Living in this fast paced digital age we live in today I realized that there was a need for more people to unplug from technology and reconnect with themselves in nature. This was one of the many reasons why Kate and I founded DNK Presents. Together we have organized and guided hundreds of people on adventure in and outside of Indiana. I am blessed to share my passion for the great outdoors while helping individuals and groups build confidence and empowerment through adventure experiences.

Certifications:

Certified Yoga Instructor Passion Yoga School, Level 1 Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association, American Mountain Guide Apprentice Single Pitch Instructor, Leave No Trace Trainer,  Solo Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Reiki Master, Thai Massage therapist

Contact: Danielle@dnkpresents.com

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GUIDES & COACHES for DNK PRESENTS!

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Kate Chernivsky

Growing up Kate’s adventurous spirit was cultivated in an incubator rich in road trips, bikes, camping, climbing in trees, and being in the woods.

In her adult like Kate’s love for bikes was solidified when she realized they were a threshold from the world of the ordinary into a world of mystery, excitement and remoteness from everyday life.

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She has been on a mission to share this passion with others ever since.

On her journey she has revitalized community bike projects across the country and spent five years working in the bike industry. In the process covering tens of thousands of miles of ground on her bikes!

Most recently Kate founded Indy Rolls Out a group formed to promote equality in mountain biking, hosts a weekly women MTB ride, leads MTB trail build crews, holds a seat on the Hoosier Mountain Biking Association Board, and had joined DNK to further engage women in the realm of bikes!

Kate is a PMBIA certified MTB coach and working towards holding a NOLS wilderness first aid certification. As part of DNK she will be leading local rides in Indianapolis, bike packing trips in southern Indiana, and coaching mountain biking clinics and camps.

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Tiffany “Hutch” Hutchens

Tiffany “Hutch” Hutchens is a level two IMBA certified mountain bike coach who fully embraces the entertainment facet of teaching. “If I can paint a picture in your head that makes you laugh, then you’re going to remember how to execute the skill.”

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Hutch brings a wealth of experience from her time as a high school teacher and athletic coach, as well as double digit years spent on a mountain bike. Hutch travels throughout the southeast racing for Dan’s Comp Factory Racing and lives in Evansville, IN with her dogs and a husband thrown in there for good measure.

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Nate Hawkins

Nate is the owner of Brown Dog Mapping Services. He has been mountain biking for almost 20 years. Nate is a Level 1 certified coach through PMBIA and is passionate about using bikes as tools for adventure. He has a MS in environmental science and is also interested in conservation, camping, hiking, canoeing, and reading. He has also been known to sew his own outdoor gear, homebrew, and cook.

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Katy Williams

I am a 3rd grade teacher who lives in Fountain Square with my husband Aaron and our 2 cats and 5 chickens. I grew up camping and traveling with my family and coached sailing on Lake Michigan in high school and college. I have always loved the outdoors but got very interested in backpacking a few years ago and tried my first overnight in the Charles Deam Wilderness.

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Some of my favorite hikes have been Gros Piton in St. Lucia, Red River Gorge in Kentucky, and Yellowstone National Park hikes.

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Kati Pritchett

Kati has been riding mountain bikes all over the Midwest for almost a decade. She loves the stress relieving, confidence boosting, courage building awesomeness of riding a bike on rugged dirt trails, and has a passion for sharing her enthusiasm with others.

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Kati has been riding mountain bikes all over the Midwest for almost a decade. She loves the stress relieving, confidence boosting, courage building awesomeness of riding a bike on rugged dirt trails, and has a passion for sharing her enthusiasm with others.

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Anne McCarty

My name is Anne McCarty and I am an intern at DNK Presents! Outdoor sports and nature in general have always held a special place in my heart throughout my life. It’s a place where you can be tranquil but also learn necessary skills that apply to work life.

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I hope that here at DNK Presents I can share with everyone all the wonders and excitement of spending time outdoors!

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