Meet The Team

Meet Explorer Chick Nicki Bruckmann

Nicki is the Founder of Explorer Chick Adventure Co., a Certified International Tour Director, and holds both her Wilderness First Aid and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED certifications. She was the little girl who tended to get into trouble seeking adventure and following where her curiosity led her. As she got older, her...

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Meet Explorer Chick Lynsey Harmon

Lynsey is an Explorer Chick Guide, an AT Section Hiker with over 200 miles of the trail completed, a wife always adventuring with her husband, the mom to 3 horses, 2 dogs, and a baby human boy, a gear head, a 50 state high pointer, and a cyclist. She co-authored our Backpacking Workshop Field Guide, and holds her...

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Meet Explorer Chick Theresa King

Theresa is an Explorer Chick Guide, an adventure seeker and will never pass up an opportunity to try something new. She is from Grove City, Pennsylvania and attended Slippery Rock University where she earned her dual bachelors in Nonprofit Management and Resort Recreation Management with a minor in Adventure Fitness....

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Meet Explorer Chick Hannah Hackman

Hannah is an Explorer Chick Backpacking Guide, an avid outdoors woman, and your go-to girl for gear tips and tricks. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Hannah is now a Chicago, Illinois resident. She comes to Explorer Chick as the former director of the backpacking department for an all girls camp in the northwoods...

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Meet Explorer Chick Becca Foss

Becca is an Explorer Chick Guide and Photographer making her a lover of all things outdoors! Since the Summer of 2014, she has devoted her resources to getting out and exploring every inch of the World. Whether her days are spent backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, or meandering around “that mountain over...

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Meet Explorer Chick Lauren Beatty

Lauren is an Explorer Chick Guide, with a passion for adventure ‘in the great wide somewhere’. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Lauren has also lived in Georgia, Louisiana, and Kentucky- she loves exploring new places and meeting new people! Lauren graduated from Georgia State University with her degree in...

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