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Survival Mountain Camping in Chiapas, Mexico - Women Only

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Chris

Guided trip
**Learn basic survival skills camping in Chiapas, Mexico!** Join experienced wilderness guide Chris & Badass motorcycle guide Ally on a wilderness camping adventure in the beautiful mountains of Chiapas! This Women Only tour is tailored to beginners and will focus on learning basic bush craft and survival skills, with a little axe throwing thrown in! OCTOBER 21-23 Includes: All camping equipment - Tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, tarp, backpack (shared tent with 1 participant) 2 nights/3 days camping on a permaculture project 40 min south of San Cristobal Transportation by public and private colectivo 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 1 snack, water (shared cooking and cleaning) All instruction in the following survival skills: * Packing skills * Water collection and purification * Fire Making * Edible wild foods & medicine * Basic shelter building * Axe Throwing Requirements: A good level of physical fitness for hiking and carrying around 30 pound backpack for approximately 1.5 hours. Sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Rain equipment. A packing list will be provided. Why participate in a survivalist weekend? Practical Skills Empowerment Confidence Building Creating solidarity and sisterhood with other badass women There is a certain sense of confidence and empowerment you feel when you know you have the ability to survive. When you know you have the strength and skills to handle whatever life may throw at you/whatever challenges you may face. When you know you have a badass sisterhood behind you. During this survivalist weekend, we’ll focus on both obtaining and practicing practical survival skills, as well as foster solidarity and sisterhood with a focus on empowerment and confidence building. Creating a safe space to both be vulnerable and powerful in the company of other women on similar journeys. Considerations: We will be off grid camping in a wilderness conservation area around 40 min south of San Cristobal de las Casas. There is extremely limited cellular service and emergency only internet. The property has thunder boxes and a composting toilet and no shower. There is a cistern with running water. There are no shops nearby.
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I am an experienced travel consultant, guest house & hotel manager, globetrotter, remote worker and tour guide currently residing in Chiapas, Mexico! I currently work in Graphic Design and arrange wilderness camping & hiking trips with my outfitting company.
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Trip Itinerary
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San Cristobal de las Casas

Day 1
Start your journey in the beautiful mountain town of San Cristobal de Las Casas. We will meet at the headquarter near Centro at 10:00 am and pack our bags to share the weight of equipment and food. Afterwards, we have a short walk to our first colectivo.
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Villa Hermosa

Day 1-3
We will take a colectivo to the neighboring village of San Jose Buenavista and hike down the mountain to our camping destination. Our campsite is located in a private wilderness conservation area, about a 1.5 hour walk down from the colectivo stop. The site boasts incredible views of the distant mountains and gorgeous wooded areas perfect for hiking & exploring.
WHAT’S INCLUDED
Accommodation
Camping
3 days trip
San Cristobal de las Casas, Villa Hermosa
Transportation
Train
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