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.

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Trail Profile: How to Hike the 96-Mile Lone Star Hiking Trail

Trail Profile: How to Hike the 96-Mile Lone Star Hiking Trail

The Lone Star Hiking Trail (LSHT) is a 96.4-mile point-to-point hiking trail located in East Texas just north of Houston. It winds through the

May 4, 2021 : Katie Houston
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

If you're on this site, you love long-distance hiking trails. (There's no debate about this one. We see you, hiker trash.) There are tons of

Apr 29, 2021 : Katie Houston
Flirting with an FKT Attempt

Flirting with an FKT Attempt

So... I decided to hike 75 miles in 2 days because my dog doesn't know how to fetch. Sounds crazy, is definitely crazy.

Aug 22, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments 25-28

Trail Update: Segments 25-28

Woohoo, I'm done! Read about my trek through the monsoons to finish the Colorado Trail.

Aug 15, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments 20-24

Trail Update: Segments 20-24

Another Colorado Trail thru hike update, only a few more segments to go!

Aug 13, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments 15-19

Trail Update: Segments 15-19

Only 150 miles left in my Colorado Trail journey! Then it's Legs' turn to hike back to Denver.

Jul 26, 2020 : Katie Houston
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