Author Bio

Shawnté Salabert

Shawnté Salabert

Shawnté Salabert is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer interested in the connections between humans and the natural world. Her work has appeared in Outside, Alpinist, Backpacker, Los Angeles magazine, Adventure Journal, Vox, Modern Hiker, REI Co-op Journal and Land+People, among other outlets. She is the author of Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California, which is available via Mountaineers Books. For more information, visit

Stories by Shawnté Salabert...

The Ultrarunner Look

Mirna Valerio couldn't care less what anyone thinks a runner’s body "should" look like. She’s far more interested in using hers to grind through miles, launch a...