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Campside Sessions Women’s Mountain Bike Camp Virginia

Get all the details and sign up on our sister site Campside Sessions here! 

Join us for an awesome weekend of riding and mountain bike skills in Stokesville, VA. You will be instructed by professional coaches and meet other amazing women to continue riding with. Your meals and primitive on site camping is included, see you on the trails!

When: Oct. 23-25

Where: Stokesville, VA Campground

Who: Awesome rad women who want to learn skills and mountain bike with other awesome rad women

Learn more and sign up on our sister website Campside Sessions!

Copy and past the link in your browser: https://www.campsidesessions.com/events/stokesville-va-2020

 

 

FAQ:

I’ve never ridden a mountain bike or I’m pretty new, can I come?

Absofreakinlutely! We invite ALL levels of riders to come and participate. When you sign up we have you fill out a questionnaire to place you in a group based on your skill level. We have had women start out in the beginner groups and now coming into year 3 we have seen them advance to the higher groups, which is super exciting!

If I need a bike can I rent one?

Yes we always partner with a shop for discount rental bikes!

Do I have to camp with everyone?

No you do not, you can stay wherever you like! We always give that option for people who want to camp on site with us but we are happy to give you other recommendations on places to stay – sometimes there are cabins or rooms on site as well!

I’m coming with my friends will I be in the same group as them?

Maybe, maybe not. While you ride with your friends all the time at home you might be best suited to be in a different group as them for our camp. It is important for us to give you the best tools and skills you need to be successful to continue riding more confidently and comfortably. Our coaches and staff are professionally trained through PMBIA or ICP and we have done this for years with in our own businesses and for over 3 years with Campside Sessions. There are times once you are in your group we may move you but we will always discuss this with you first.

I have a strict diet can you accommodate me?

We can cover vegetarian, gluten free. If you have sever allergies or other dietary restrictions we due recommend bringing your own food. While we wish we could accommodate every person’s request many times we are in remote locations for our camps and the caterers or food options are very limited.

What is the refund policy?

If you have to cancel first you can always transfer your ticket to another camp within that calendar year. 30 days out full refund after that we do not offer refunds due to paying for permits, insurance, coaches, meals, etc.

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Campside Sessions Women’s Mountain Bike Camp Brown County

Get all the details and sign up on our sister site Campside Sessions here! 

Join us for an awesome weekend of riding and mountain bike skills in Brown County State Park. You will be instructed by professional coaches and meet other amazing women to continue riding with. Your meals and primitive on site camping is included, see you on the trails!

When: Sept. 18-20

Where: Brown County State Park Nashville, IN

Who: Awesome rad women who want to learn skills and mountain bike with other awesome rad women

Learn more and sign up on our sister website Campside Sessions!

Copy and past the link in your browser: https://www.campsidesessions.com/events/brown-county-in-2020

 

 

FAQ:

I’ve never ridden a mountain bike or I’m pretty new, can I come?

Absofreakinlutely! We invite ALL levels of riders to come and participate. When you sign up we have you fill out a questionnaire to place you in a group based on your skill level. We have had women start out in the beginner groups and now coming into year 3 we have seen them advance to the higher groups, which is super exciting!

If I need a bike can I rent one?

Yes we always partner with a shop for discount rental bikes!

Do I have to camp with everyone?

No you do not, you can stay wherever you like! We always give that option for people who want to camp on site with us but we are happy to give you other recommendations on places to stay – sometimes there are cabins or rooms on site as well!

I’m coming with my friends will I be in the same group as them?

Maybe, maybe not. While you ride with your friends all the time at home you might be best suited to be in a different group as them for our camp. It is important for us to give you the best tools and skills you need to be successful to continue riding more confidently and comfortably. Our coaches and staff are professionally trained through PMBIA or ICP and we have done this for years with in our own businesses and for over 3 years with Campside Sessions. There are times once you are in your group we may move you but we will always discuss this with you first.

I have a strict diet can you accommodate me?

We can cover vegetarian, gluten free. If you have sever allergies or other dietary restrictions we due recommend bringing your own food. While we wish we could accommodate every person’s request many times we are in remote locations for our camps and the caterers or food options are very limited.

What is the refund policy?

If you have to cancel first you can always transfer your ticket to another camp within that calendar year. 30 days out full refund after that we do not offer refunds due to paying for permits, insurance, coaches, meals, etc.

 

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Bikepacking Series

DNK Presents Bikepacking Series

Mission: To provide a safety- in- numbers experience for men and women interested in bikes, camping, and ultimately bikepacking! By organizing a series of events with decreasing levels of support, we hope to break down barriers of cost, experience, community, and anything else that keeps you from trying something new! 

The Plan: 3 events to foster growth into a rugged, experienced bike packer, ready to take on more mileage and less civilization. The terrain: off road, gravel to actual mountain bike trails. This is not a ‘touring’ trip. 

 Meet Your Guides:

Tiffany “Hutch” Hutchens:

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Hutch DNK Guide

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.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kate Chernivsky “Comrad” 

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Kate Chernivsky DNK Presents Guide

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 1-3, 2020 Hoosier National Forest (southern end) Tell City, IN minimal gear required on-bike. 2 nights, distance each day 20-30 miles, support vehicle with camp gear and meal at sleep spot. Make own handlebar bag campfire activity!

What to Expect: 5-7 hours of riding per day. Two pace groups will probably form but nobody will be left behind. This is not a race and we want to emphasize the joy of the journey- both through nature and community. Plan to bring minimal bike gear and minimal camping gear. Bring favorite bike food but dinner and breakfast will be provided (to cook). Expect to need 200 calories for every hour (7 hr/day) on the bike. Also need to be able to carry 3 liters of water (in mild temps). Plan to bring 1 warm weather outfit and 1 cold/wet weather outfit, head to toes.

Required Gear: You will need your own bike that you are familiar with riding, both for physical and mechanical preparation! A mountain bike will be best for this Bikepacking event. A road bike will NOT work, a gravel bike would possibly work, a full suspension or hard trail suspension mountain bike will be best for this event. A water bottle, electrolytes, snacks and the proper clothing, i.e. padded shorts, proper shoes clipless or flat soled shoes, technical material for clothing is recommended to stay comfortable while riding. Everything else can be rented or borrowed.

Anything from a short travel full suspension mountain bike or off-road gravel rigid frame will work for these trips. Keep in mind we will be on multi use rugged trail, gravel, and paved roads at times. You will definitely need knobby tires. Gear ratios for steep terrain and some suspension will be greatly appreciated by your body. These routes have been vetted on a fully rigid gravel bike, so pick your level of suffering.

 

Tentative Future Dates:

June 26-28, 2020 Land Between the Lakes Grand Rivers, KY all individual gear needed, group dinner, 2 nights, distance 30-40 miles each day. Trip planning for 3rd outing.

Sept 24- 27, 2020 undecided all individual gear needed including food. 2-3 nights, distance over 100 miles total.

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Wellness Retreat at the Story Inn

Join us and Simply Fitness for a Wellness Retreat at the Story Inn in Nashville, IN for a weekend of relaxation, guided hikes, yoga, meditation, essential oils, tarot readings, backpack workshop, amazing farm to table food, wine tasting, and so much more!

Sign up and learn more on Eventbrite!

Weekend Timeline: 

Thursday

4:30 Introductions & Greeting

5:00 Dinner

7:15 75 minute Yin/Restorative yoga session Thursday  

Friday

8:00 One hour flow yoga Friday

9:00 Breakfast

10:00 Friday Guided hike to Browning Mountain

**back country lunch on site**

2:00 Wine tasting Friday afternoon

5:00 Dinner

7:15 75 minute Yin/Restorative yoga session

Saturday

8:00 One hour flow yoga Saturday 7:30 AM

9:00 Breakfast

10:00 Essential oils workshop

12:30 Lunch

4:30 Tarot readings & HT liquor/ beer

6:00 Hobo dinner and meditation around fire

Sunday

8:00 One hour flow yoga

9:00 Breakfast

10-11 BODY WORK

11-12 BODY WORK

*Times and activities subject to be adjusted

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Big South Fork 2019

Big South Fork Women’s Backpacking

Join us for this beginner/moderate Women’s Backpacking Adventure in The Big South Fork National Recreation Area in Oneida, Tennessee! We will begin the trip on Friday at 1pm EST and finish by Sunday 12pm-ish. The entire weekend will be about 12 miles, there is about 700 ft. of elevation fall on Friday and 7oo ft. of elevation rise on the final day, Sunday. The terrain is all single track trail and rugged. Friday night we will backpack in to Charit Creek and be at a beautiful primitive site along the creek, about a 2 mile hike in. The next day we will hike along Charit Creek Trail, set up camp along the beautiful creek again, then day hike to breathtaking Slave Falls and incredible rock shelters, and caves along the trail. Sunday morning we will wake up and hike back up to see the Twin Arches and then to the trailhead.

This trip you will learn the basics of backpacking including how to filter water, read a map, cook in the backcountry, hang food, and have an amazing time in an absolutely beautiful part of the country. We hope you will join us for this awesome weekend we have planned!

Trip Itinerary:

Adventure begins Friday March 20th 1pm exact meeting location will be sent out

Adventure ends Sunday March 22nd 

 

Cost does not include: 

Transportation to and from starting location

Travel insurance

The gear listed below that is not *

 

Cost does include: 

Professionally trained women guides

Backcountry meals including: Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch (if needed)

Gear if needed (limited quantities available) 62L Backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, 2 person shared Tent, camp stove, fuel

Commercial backcountry permits for The Big South Fork Recreation Area

An opportunity to learn from super rad outdoor women guides about backpacking in a small group setting with other like minded women!

 

Gear list and recommended clothing:

Gear with a * is available and included in your cost on a first come first serve basis! Sign up early if you need this gear so we can accommodate your needs!

*Backpack

*Sleeping Bag

*Sleeping Pad

*2 – person shared Tent

*Camp stove fuel

*Camp stove, Jet Boil etc.

Hammock (if you do not have a tent)

Pan or pot for cooking

Flashlight/headlamp

Extra batteries (for headlamp)

Matches or lighter

“Mess kit” i.e. plate, bowl, fork, spoon, knife

Instant coffee packets or tea if you like

Snacks/Extra food (standard fruit i.e., apples, oranges are NOT recommended because they are heavy and there is waste, trial mix, granola bars, etc. are better)

Extra clothes, layers (dry fit, wool or technical – cotton is NOT recommended because once it gets wet it stays wet)

2 filled water bottles (64 oz. total) or water or hydration bladder filled (2 liters at least)

Whistle

Insect Repellent

Hat

Gators (for shoes – optional)

Trekking poles (optional)

Sunburn Preventative

Bathroom “kit”  large zip lock bag, or dark zip lock bag, wipes, hand sanitizer, trowels will be available

Baby wipes or face wipes

Zip lock bags for small items

Large Zip lock bags and/or plastic bags for carrying out your trash

Camp shoes (cheap pair of flip flops to wear when we get to the camp site area)

Hiking boots (highly recommended)

Extra socks

Rain Gear (jacket, poncho, rain pants)

Sunglasses

Band-Aids’, other First Aide items you may need (DNK has First Aid Kit)

Personal items

*DNK Presents provides if you have requested

We ask that you carry any medications you may need. Please notify us of any known allergies food or otherwise, medications or medical conditions your guides should be aware of. 

 

To learn more about The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, check out the link here: https://www.nps.gov/biso/index.htm

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Sedona Women’s Mountain Bike Camp

Join us for the DNK Presents Women’s Mountain Bike Camp in Sedona, AZ! Learn how to shred the trails with Trek Bicycle Women’s Advocates and certified Professional Mountain Bike Instructor (PMBIA) Kate Nolan along with other certified coaches and advocates Charlotte Batty, and Michelle Thiry for this epic weekend in the red rocks. A weekend to focus on yourself, in the great outdoors with other inspiring women.

We will guide you through skill sessions based on your riding level in the morning and then lead you on rides through the beautiful red rocks in the afternoon.  You will leave with incredible knowledge, more confidence and skills to take to the trails and making lasting friendships.

The clinic will take place at the Posse Ground Bike Park area, the afternoon rides will take place on the trails around the property and beyond in beautiful Sedona, AZ!

Early Bird Price lasts until Dec. 31st at $295.00 

Full price of $350.00 starts January 1st

Included in Cost:

-Skills taught by professional and the raddest coaches on the planet (we think so!)

-Intimate small group experience to learn, have fun and connect with other like minded women

-Saturday lunch, Saturday night pizza party, Sunday lunch

 

Example Itinerary:

Check in Friday evening or Saturday morning

8am Optional yoga

9am Announcements, bike set up

9:30-12pm Drills and Skills

12-1pm Lunch

1:30-4pm Group rides on the trails

 

*We have a group rate available at The Sedona Reál Inn and Suites March 13-15, 2020 under DNK Presents the rates are listed below

https://www.sedonareal.com/ 

Traditional double queen or king room                  $167.20 per night, plus tax

Double Queen Suite                                                       $183.20 per night, plus tax

Double Queen Suite with patio/deck                      $199.20 per night, plus tax

Royal King Suite                                                                $207.20 per night, plus tax

Royal King Suite with patio/deck                               $223.20 per night, plus tax

Royal 1 ½ bedrooms King bed/Queen bed            $247.20 per night, plus tax

*We have the following rates at  The Inn of Sedona as well!

Single/Double: Net-$229 per night + tax
Triple: Net-$249 per night + tax
Quad: Net-$269 per night + tax

 

Not included in cost:

-Plane tickets or travel to the Sedona, AZ

-Travel insurance

– Bike Rentals but discounted bike rentals are available on a first come first serve basis, please contact Over the Edge Sports (928) 282-1106 for rental equipment. 

 

Learn how to ride the break-taking red rocks of Sedona Arizona, meet other like-minded amazing outdoor women, and make lasting friendships and memories along the way. We hope to meet you this spring!

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We hope you join us for an awesome women’s mountain bike camp in Sedona, AZ this fall! Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions!

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Wild Women’s Hike

Join us for our first hike of 2020! We will meet at Downey Hill Nature Preserve off of Valley Branch Rd. in Nashville, Indiana. The Downey Hill Nature Preserve is part of the Sycamore Land Trust. We will hike part of the full loop, which is 5 miles. Please dress for the weather, wear layers, wear hiking boots or a sturdy shoe, bring a pack with water, snacks, and whatever else you might need.

*This hike is kid friendly but there is over 350 ft. of elevation gain and loss, the trail is mostly single track with uneven terrain. If your child is used to that kind of difficulty and length then we would love to have them along.

*For this hike we ask that you leave your furry friends at home, look for a special guided hike in 2020 that you can bring your pup to!

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DNK Presents Wild Women's Hike

New Year’s Eve Hike

Grab your hiking boots everyone, let’s close out 2019 with an awesome hike at one of our favorite places in Indy, Eagle Creek Park! Please meet at the shelter closest to the swimming area. Please meet us at 10am at the parking lot where the swimming is located, bring water, snacks if you need, dress for the weather!

If you come in from the 56th street entrance take your first left and drive all the way down by the water on the right. If you come in from the 71st street entrance take your last right turn and meet us down the by the water. We will mostly hike the red trail, maybe mix in a little blue and who knows if we’re feeling really crazy we’ll add in purple! :0 Really though, the hike will be around 3 miles the terrain is moderate, we will stay together and have a lot of fun enjoying the last day of the year together outside!

Our lovely guide Candice Baggett will be leading this one, and Eagle Creek is her “home park” so she’ll have lots to tell you about it! Learn more about her on our team page.

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