Katie Houston

Katie (she/her) has the Appalachian Trail, Colorado Trail, and Lone Star Hiking Trail under her belt and has a goal of reaching 10,000 miles by 25. She is the Social Media Lead for The Trek and enjoys any opportunity to write about her adventures, good trail ethics, and trail stewardship.

Posts

Trail Update: Segments 10-14

Trail Update: Segments 10-14

I'm 232 miles in on the Colorado Trail! Bad weather and heat rash aside, I'm finally reaching my stride.

Jul 19, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments Five to Nine

Trail Update: Segments Five to Nine

I am 143 miles in on the Colorado Trail! Thru got to join me for a Segment, and boy is she a trail dog.

Jul 15, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments One to Four

Trail Update: Segments One to Four

Read about my experience thru-hiking the first four segments of the Colorado Trail!

Jul 10, 2020 : Katie Houston
The Trials of the Trail

The Trials of the Trail

The nitty gritty of what obstacles we may encounter on our Colorado Trail thru hike.

Jul 8, 2020 : Katie Houston
Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Comforts and Details

Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Comforts and Details

Some stories about my and Legs' favorite pieces of gear on our lists and our Lighter Pack base weight breakdown!

Jul 7, 2020 : Katie Houston
Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Big Four

Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Big Four

See what pack, tent, sleeping bags, and footwear Legs and I chose to hike the Colorado Trail with! More gear updates coming soon...

Jun 29, 2020 : Katie Houston
Origin of the Thru Crew

Origin of the Thru Crew

I found a teeny husky and a hiker trash partner on the A.T. last year. Now we are hitting the Colorado Trail (plus one Great Dane and said Teeny Husky) for our back-to-back thru hikes in our Toyota Dolphin camper!

Jun 26, 2020 : Katie Houston