Author: Shawnte Salabert

Think It’s Impossible to Find Solitude in National Parks? Think Again.

Think It’s Impossible to Find Solitude in National Parks? Think Again.

Picture, if you will, Sequoia National Park on a modern-day Fourth of July. Granite ablaze with summer sunshine? Check. Black bears frolicking th [...]
The 8 Things You Should—No, Must—Do Before A Thru-Hike

The 8 Things You Should—No, Must—Do Before A Thru-Hike

When asked, I often describe the lowest point of my time on the Pacific Crest Trail as occurring in the hours after I, a person who has eaten nei [...]
Yes, Backpacking is a Four-Season Sport—Here’s How to Winterize

Yes, Backpacking is a Four-Season Sport—Here’s How to Winterize

I kind of thought that I was going to die the first time I headed out on a winter backpacking trip. That might sound weird coming from someo [...]
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