Chaco takes great pride in our loyal Chaconian following. This season we are very thankful to have such a tremendous community of adventurers. Chaconians are the heart and soul of Chaco, breathing life into the shoes as you explore, teach, reach and perform.

The Chaco Ambassador Team helps carry our Chaconian message, through competitions, outdoor education and worldly travels these ambassadors organically spread the Chaconian vibe and inspire more people to seek adventures near and far. Below a few of the Chaco Team members share their thankful thoughts with us. Please feel free to do the same in the comments section below this post. 

Follow all the Chaco Ambassadors here on the Chaco blog and on our Chaconian social places- Facebook and Twitter. Together, they represent all of us - our goals; our destinations; our life of adventure! Adventure on Chaconians and stay tuned as we follow the Chaco ambassador team.

EMILY SUKIENNIK: This thanksgiving I am thankful for my boyfriend, Mark, who has turned out to be the most generous, kind, and supportive person in my life.  I am also thankful for the desert which provides me with clarity and strength. 

A competitive athlete, Emily challenges herself by walking across a one-inch wide piece of webbing suspended high above the ground. She's looking to surpass the women's world highline record and gain attention for her sport. Read more about Emily at

LINDSEY WILSON: I'm thankful for all the dirt, mud, bugs, leaves and sticks I clean out of my house on a daily basis. It means my kids have been outside enjoying all the right things! :)

Lindsey Wilson is an environmental educator, outdoor fanatic and mom. She is founder of, a blog dedicated to providing inspiration and tips for making family adventuring fun, easy and accessible.

EILEEN RINGWALD: I'm thankful for the wonders of the earth, and the love of my family and friends. I'm also thankful for the different opportunities life has given me in the past year, life is an adventure on which I am happy to be!

Born and raised in Southern California, Eileen's spent much of her life scrambling on trails and rocks and growing her love for hiking and climbing. She took this love of adventure and formed, a climbing and outdoor community.

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