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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! https://www.campsidesessions.com/events/stokesville-va-2019

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

When: Oct. 18-20

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!

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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 Trail Sports Bike Shop in West Sedona, trail rides will be taken from the bike shop.

Example Itinerary:

Check in Friday evening or Saturday morning

Saturday 8am light breakfast and coffee is served at Trail Sports

9am Announcements, take shuttle to bike park skills area

9:30-12pm Drills and Skills

12-1pm Lunch

1:30-4pm Group rides on the trails

Saturday evening optional bike maintenance workshops at the shop

Discounted bike rentals are available on a first come first serve basis, please contact Trail Sports (928) 862-2905 for rental equipment. 

A light breakfast with coffee, lunches, and a pizza party for Saturday night is included in the cost!

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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Campside Sessions Women’s Mountain Bike Camp Brown County

Get all the details and sign up on our sister site Campside Sessions here! https://www.campsidesessions.com/events/brown-county-in-2019

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

When: Sept. 20-22

Where: Brown County State Park

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!

 

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Women’s Live Adventurously Weekend

Live Adventurously is a theme DNK Presents has focused on since forming our business 5 years ago. The idea to try something new or something you haven’t done in a while with other like-minded women in the great outdoors. One of the reasons we founded the (“Live Adventurously“) Women’s Adventure Giveaway was that we saw so many women benefitting from our outdoor experiences we were providing. We offer the Giveaway once a year, but are working with sponsors and partners to be able to offer this unique opportunity more so we can help more women empower themselves, build confidence and strengthen their overall health and wellness.

The Women’s Live Adventurously Weekend for women to try some of the same things we offer during the Women’s Adventure Giveaway, only with even more to choose from! Think about going to a conference and choosing which speakers you want to listen to, only here choosing what workshop you want to be part of or if you want to take a hike, bike ride, yoga class or learn about wilderness medicine! We hope you will join us for this awesome outdoor summit!

The weekend will take place in various locations in Brown County, Indiana.

Friday

Evening arrive at location, set up camp and get excited for an awesome outdoor wild women’s weekend together!

Saturday

Morning  breakfast

Saturday mid morning arrive at base camp in another location close to the backpacking area choose from the following tracks throughout the day.

Yoga

Wilderness Medicine Workshop

Mountain bike skills session and ride

Backpacking Workshop with guided hike and skills training

Water activities – canoeing, kayaking

Leave No Trace Workshop

Women’s Outdoor Specific Gear

Adventuring as a parent – how to bring your kids outdoors

Downtown for relaxation if desired!

Saturday evening we will have dinner together around the campfire, and hear stories from some inspiring women about how the outdoors has impacted their lives

Sunday

Morning breakfast together final optional activities available

11am Pack up camp

Pricing

$295.00 includes your primitive camping on site with our group, access to all the workshops and activities, camping gear (first come first serve basis), food for the weekend – we can accommodate for vegan and gluten free options, if you have other special dietary restrictions please contact us as soon as possible

 

*A detailed schedule will be given out close to the event

*Some gear is available on a first come first serve basis, if we run out we can assist with places you can rent gear from

*If you want to bike and need a rental we work with Columbus Bicycle Station for discounts on rentals for the weekend

*Primitive camping is included for the weekend, you can choose to stay at a cabin onsite as well, if you’re interested in this option please contact us for details! Danielle@dnkpresents.com

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Campside Sessions Women’s Mountain Bike Camp

Sign up and get all the details on our sister site – Campside Sessions here!

https://www.campsidesessions.com/events/pisgah-nc-2019 

 

 

About The Event

What’s included?

Your registration covers a great weekend of riding bikes, learning skills, and making new friends. You will be coached by certified mountain bike instructors who know how to meet you where you are in your mountain bike journey.

Accommodations:

There are several options to choose from at The Bike Farm. Check out their Camping and Glamping sites and book today!

Meals:

You can purchase a meal plan for $100. If you don’t want to worry about prepping meals during the camp weekend, this is a great option for you! Simply add the meal plan to your cart.

What to wear: If you have mountain bike padded shorts, please wear them, your bum will thank you! If you do not have padded shorts look into investing in some or wear shorts, leggings or comfortable pants (not really baggy) that you wouldn’t mind getting dirty or wearing for several hours on your bike. Look at the forecast, wear and bring layers, rain gear, and extra dry clothes just in case.

Clipless or flats: We recommend wearing flat pedals for mountain bike clinics, if you are clipless and really want to ride clipped in you can, but you may not feel as comfortable trying some awesome new skills. No matter what you decide make sure your pedals match what shoes you bring to wear i.e. for flat pedals you need flat shoes or sneakers, for clipless pedals you will need your clipless shoes. We will have a limited supply of demo flat pedals for you to try out if you like!

Gear List:

– Proper clothing, layers (listed above)

– Rain Gear

– Bike

– Helmet

– Extra tubes and/or CO2

– Shoes

– Bug spray

– Sunscreen

– Headlamp or flash light

– Camp Chair

– CamelBak, or other small backpack for the trail rides for snacks, water, etc. Bring water bottles if you have a cage on your bike

– Water bottle, water bladders, etc.

– Favorite snacks, electrolytes

– Yoga mat (if participating)

Camp Schedule:

Friday September 21st

4-8pm Arrive at Brown County State Park, meet your coaches. Dinner served that evening on site.

Saturday September 22nd

7:15-8:15am Optional Yoga

8:30am Breakfast

9-11:45am Morning Skills

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Group rides on the trails

6pm Dinner and bike maintenance workshops

7:30pm Fireside chats

Sunday September 23rd

7:15-8:15am Optional Yoga

8:30am Breakfast

9-10am Morning skills

10-12pm Group rides

12:30pm Lunch

2pm Pack up with new riding friends and experiences you will remember forever!

*Times are approximate and subject to change.

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Wild Women’s Advanced Backpacking

Backpack the entire 42 mile Tecumseh Trail with us this June 19-23rd!

Join DNK Presents as we take you on the first women’s only guided trip of the entire Tecumseh Trail in Central Indiana. The entire Tecumseh Trail is 42 miles that begins in Morgan-Monroe State Forest and ends on the southern boarder of Yellowwood State Forest and where Hoosier National Forest begins. We will arrange shuttles to drive you to your vehicles when you finish the trip. Depending on the day you will hike approximately 8-12 miles each day to complete the trip on Sunday June 23rd. The terrain is rugged and there are severe elevation gains and losses as well as creek crossings.

Since this is an advanced trip at minimum some knowledge of backpacking is extremely advised. On the trip you will make food in the backcountry with dehydrated meals, filter water, make fire, hang food, read a map, and so much more! If you have questions on whether this trip is for you please contact us, we hope you will join us for this awesome wilderness adventure we have planned!

Note: This is an advanced trip, it is highly recommended that you have some previous backpacking, hiking and/or camping experience before committing. The terrain is rugged, you will have over 3600 feet of elevation gain and loss, there are multiple creek crossings, there are no showers, bathrooms, etc. along the trail. After this trip you will have a solid working knowledge of backpacking and have completed a through hike!

Trip Itinerary:

Adventure begins Wednesday June 19th meet at Morgan-Monroe State Forest Tecumseh Trailhead

Adventure ends Sunday June 23rd Yellowwood State Forest and Hoosier National Forest boundary

Dehydrated meals will be provided for the trip, you will be required to carry your food with your food partner (most food are 2 servings) Make sure to have some room open in your backpacks for meals. All food provided is vegetarian we can accommodate most food allergies if we know far enough in advance. For this longer trip we do require 60 days notice of any food allergies or restrictions so we can make arrangements for the meal plan.

*DNK Presents can provide the * gear listed below on a first come first serve basis, sign up soon to reserve any gear if you need it.

*Backpack

*Sleeping Bag

*Sleeping Pad

*Tent or hammock

*Camp stove fuel

*Camp stove, Jet Boil etc.

Gear list and recommended clothing to bring:

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

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. 

 

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Wild Women’s Intro to Backpacking

Join us for an overnight adventure in beautiful Shades State Park. This trip is for those who are really new to camping, hiking and backpacking. This trip is very beginner friendly but at the same time will give you a good taste of what backpacking and roughing it is really like! We will hike along the backpacking trail a moderate 2.5 miles, to the backcountry area, set up camp, learn how to filter water, cook in the backcountry, hang food, learn the principles of Leave No Trace and so much more! After the weekend you will feel more confident to take on your next adventure and live a life filled with adventure!

Please read on to answer some questions that you might have for this trip!

Gear: DNK Presents provides gear on a first come first serve basis so sign up soon!

Cost: Includes backcountry meals for Saturday evening and Sunday morning. You will need to have breakfast before you arrive and pack your lunch for Saturday.

Not included in cost:  Fee to get into the state park, $7 for in state and $9 for out of state.

 

Equipment DNK Presents can provide on a first come first serve basis, sign up early to make sure we have equipment if you need it: 

60 Liter Backpack  As of 3/14/19 we are out of stock for Backpacks to provide for this trip

Sleeping Bag

Sleeping Pad As of 3/19/19 we are out of stock for 2 person shared tents for this trip

Tent (2 person) As of 3/19/19 we are out of stock for 2 person shared tents for this trip

Backcountry cookware

*Food is provided for everyone (dinner Saturday, breakfast Sunday, lunch Sunday). All of the backpacking food is vegetarian, we can accommodate for most food allergies if we are notified far enough in advance. You will share food with a partner for the weekend and carry that food in your packs for the weekend, the food is dehydrated and bagged separately.

The full gear list for the weekend below, you will need to pack your lunch for Saturday afternoon.

 

Gear list and recommended clothing:

Tent or hammock (we can also provide)

Flashlight/headlamp

Extra batteries for flashlight/headlamp

Snacks/Extra food (fruit is not recommended because it is heavy and leaves waste behind, granola bars or dried fruit, trail mix is great)

Lunch for Saturday afternoon i.e. any sand which, PB&J, cheese.crackers,

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

2 filled water bottles (Nalgene size 32 oz. at least or 64 oz. total) OR water bladder ***Come with it filled

Whistle

Insect Repellent

Hat

Gators (for shoes – optional)

Trekking poles (optional)

Sunburn Preventative

Hand Sanitizer

Zip lock baggies for storage of items like snacks, food or trash,

Bathroom “Kit” – large zip lock bag, wipes, hand sanitizer – you may want to duck tape the outside of your waste bag or use a dark bag

Baby wipes or face wipes

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) – Always a good idea even if the forecast does not call for it

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

Personal items

 
Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but pictures, kill nothing but time.
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Wild Women’s Hike Eagle Creek

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with a Wild Women’s Hike at beautiful Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. We’ll take a roughly 3-4 mile hike, there will be less than 400 ft. of elevation gain and loss, with rocky and rooty terrain in places. Please dress for the weather including comfortable shoes, and bring water or snacks if you need them. There is a fee to get into Eagle Creek Park, $5 for Marion county residents and $6 for out of county residents. You can also buy an annual pass $50 for in Marion county and $60 for out of county. We hope you will join us for this hike in one of our favorite parks in Indianapolis!

Meeting location: Parking lot at “The Beach” – if you enter from the 56th street gate take your first left and drive all the way down, we’ll meet at the shelter house

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Wild Women’s Backpacking Overnight

Wild Women’s Backpacking Overnight Along the Beautiful Tecumseh and Low Gap Trail!

Celebrate Earth Day month with us along the beautiful Low Gap and the Tecumseh Trail in Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forest. We’ll learn and practice Leave No Trace ethics, how to prepare meals in the backcountry, filter water, make fire and do it along side our favorite outdoor backcountry women! Grab your boots, your best friends and let us know what equipment you need. We will limit this to a small rad group so sign up today. DNK Presents will provide meals, water filteration systems, trowels, etc. Rental gear is available on a first come first serve basis, if you need/want gear sign up ASAP! 
This is a beginner to intermediate backpacking trip. The hike in will be 10 miles total, the terrain is rugged. 

Itinerary:

Saturday April 27th:

10am meet at the Low Gap Trail parking lot

11am Begin hike into the backcountry along Low Gap/Tecumseh Trail

4pm Arrive at the backcountry area campsite

Make dinner, share stories that evening around the campfire, learn to how to hang food, make fire, hunt bear, whittle swords, etc!

Sunday April 28th:

7:30am wake up, make breakfast, stretch!

~12pm Arrive back at the parking lot, celebrate!

*Times are approximate 

Equipment DNK Presents can provide on a first come first serve basis, sign up early to make sure we have equipment if you need it: 

60 Liter Backpack

Sleeping Bag

Sleeping Pad

Tent (2 person)

Headlamp

Trowel

Backcountry cookware

*Food is provided for everyone (dinner Saturday, breakfast Sunday, lunch Sunday). All of the backpacking food is vegetarian, we can accommodate for most food allergies if we are notified far enough in advance. You will share food with a partner for the weekend and carry that food in your packs for the weekend, the food is dehydrated and bagged separately.

The full gear list for the weekend below, you will need to pack your lunch for Saturday afternoon.

 

Gear list and recommended clothing:

Tent or hammock (we can also provide)

Flashlight/headlamp

Extra batteries for flashlight/headlamp

Snacks/Extra food (fruit is not recommended because it is heavy and leaves waste behind, granola bars or dried fruit, trail mix is great)

Lunch for Saturday afternoon i.e. any sand which, PB&J, cheese.crackers,

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

2 filled water bottles (Nalgene size 32 oz. at least or 64 oz. total) OR water bladder ***Come with it filled

Whistle

Insect Repellent

Hat

Gators (for shoes – optional)

Trekking poles (optional)

Sunburn Preventative

Hand Sanitizer

Zip lock baggies for storage of items like snacks, food or trash,

Bathroom “Kit” – large zip lock bag, wipes, hand sanitizer – you may want to duck tape the outside of your waste bag or use a dark bag

Baby wipes or face wipes

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) – Always a good idea even if the forecast does not call for it

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

Personal items

 
Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but pictures, kill nothing but time.
 
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DNK Presents Mountain Bike Campside Sessions

Camp Camfield Mountain Bike Clinic

Join us in Sullivan, Illinois at Camp Camfield for a one day Mountain Bike Clinic at the park. Professional mountain bike instructors Kate Nolan and Tiffany Hutchens “Hutch” will guide you on an awesome outdoor experience. You will learn basic skills that will get your riding more confidently and efficiently on the trails. Whether you are a seasoned rider or brand new to the sport you will get so much out of this clinic! We will place you in groups based on your skill level and what you want to work on. We hope you will join us this spring for an awesome day of learning and riding!

Basic Schedule

Morning skills and drills

Lunch break

Afternoon – hit the trails to hone in on the skills you learned in the morning with your group

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