I'm Katie aka Salty. My love of long trails began on the AT in 2009, and grew deeper while thru-hiking the PCT in 2014, the CT in 2016, and the CDT in 2019, among several shorter routes. I currently call Colorado home. As an online wellness + nutrition coach, I have the satisfying job of helping outdoor enthusiasts create strength, resilience, and endurance for the long haul. Connect with me at www.katiegerber.com and get free access to my Healthy Lightweight Backpacking course.
Why does being in nature feel so good? I considered this question a lot after I finished thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) last autumn,
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The Oregon Desert Trail (ODT) is a 750-mile route through the high desert country of Eastern Oregon. In the shape of a lopsided W, the Oregon Desert
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Besides “Do you carry a gun,” one the most common questions on trail is “What do you eat?” From battling constant hunger, to pack weight
Hikers burn thousands of calories a day, so the quality of the food doesn’t matter, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. When it comes
Is your stamina and endurance suffering? Have you been getting more colds? Do you often hit a mid-afternoon slump? Do you feel anxious, down, and