Shawnté Salabert

Shawnté Salabert

Shawnté Salabert (@shawntesalabert) is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer who writes about the intersections of land and people. Her work has appeared in Outside, Alpinist, Backpacker, Adventure Journal, Modern Hiker, REI Co-op Journal, and Land+People, among other fine outlets. Her book Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California is available via Mountaineers Books. 


The Contemporary Adventure Canon

What does it mean to be a well-read outdoorsperson in 2019? We have 54 new ideas. Yes, we still love Cheryl Strayed and John McPhee, but here's an updated class of noteworthy additions.

The Real Survival Story Behind 'Adrift'

On October 12, 1983, Tami Oldham Ashcraft and her fiancé, Richard Sharp, found themselves in the path of Hurricane Raymond as they sailed a 44-foot yacht across the Pacific Ocean.

Welcome to #BlackVanLife

If you search for #vanlife online, the results will tumble forth in a somewhat predictable parade of aspirational imagery: back-door sunsets, Pendleton-wrapped morning coffees, gently worn prayer...