Holistic Health for the Avid Adventurer

You deserve an adventurous life.

And that requires a healthy mind, body, and soul.

Hi, I'm Katie.
Hiker ~ Coach ~ Writer

I help ambitious, adventurous individuals create the health they need to do more of what they love. 

Explore! You'll find private coaching and lots of free content for staying healthy in the outdoors, living well, and creating your dream life. 

2023 Winter Solstice Sale

Until Dec 3, use code SOLSTICE 2023 for 21% off all online courses, including:


Embark on your on your 2024 adventures healthier and stronger than you've ever been. Our flagship course, Adventure Ready, is your guide to complete physical preparation for optimal strength, energy, and resilience on your next adventure. Learn to master your mindset, optimize your gut health, dial in your diet, and reduce overall inflammation so that you have better energy, faster recovery, and improved immunity when you hit the trail. Stay present to your experience and enjoy nature without the distraction of aches and pains.


Be a backpacking meal planning pro. The Performance Nutrition and Backcountry Meal Planning for Backpackers Course is for beginner and advanced backpackers who want to fuel their bodies for optimal performance and learn a roadmap for how to properly plan and execute a backcountry meal and resupply plan. Planning templates, meal and snack ideas, and nutritional spreadsheets included. Hikers are using this course to successfully complete trips like the Colorado Trail, the Four Pass Loop, the PCT, and more.


Safety concerns are one of the biggest factors that keep hikers at home. When you have a methodical process for assessing and mitigating backcountry risk, walking onto the trail is as comfortable as walking into your living room. The Stay Safe in the Backcountry Course allows you to embark on your next adventure with a complete backcountry preparation plan, knowing that you’ve thoroughly evaluated and prepared for the risks unique to your route.


Navigation is a foundational skill set for anyone who spends time outdoors. Imagine embarking on your next adventure with a deeper understanding of the various tools for backcountry navigation and the knowledge of how to use them. The Become a Better Navigator Course teaches you how to use observation, logic, and topography to help yourself stay found.

Learn more here.

Are You Ready to Create Optimal Health  for Your Next Outdoor Adventure?


This course includes everything you need to get started with NUTRITIOUS, LIGHTWEIGHT eating in the BACKCOUNTRY.

It includes recipes, meal ideas, a complete 5-day resupply plan, ingredient sourcing, and how to put this into practice. 

Build strength & resiliency so you can go the distance, again and again.

Want to prepare your mind and body for your next trip into the backcountry?

Adventure Ready: A Hiker's Guide to Planning, Training, and Resiliency is a comprehensive handbook for anyone preparing to spend weeks, or months, on a long distance trail.  

In this guidebook, co-author Heather Anderson and I  share our wisdom from more than 50,000 miles of backpacking experience between the two of us. Heather is a record-setting backpacker and former personal trainer who spent years training aspiring hikers for long treks. Since 2017, I've been coaching outdoor enthusiasts to prepare their health and nutrition for optimal performance in the backcountry. 

In Adventure Ready, we combine our expertise to share tips, anecdotes, checklists, and exercises designed to maximize your enjoyment of your hike whether you're a beginner who's aspiring to complete your first long trail or a seasoned thru hiker who wants to improve your preparation, health, and overall experience on your next long walk.

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Let's stay Connected!

Bi-weekly-ish emails with my best tips on backcountry adventure and getting the most out of yourself and life.


Unlock Your Potential.

By focusing on the foundations of health, including nourishment, sleep, training, recovery, and stress management, we optimize wellness.

You become your strongest, most resilient self.

You feel great & do more of the things you love.

You access that limitless place inside where everything is possible.

I know what it's like to struggle with unimaginable fatigue, compromised endurance, and just plain old feeling crappy. Thankfully, I found a way back to optimal health.

Ready to take the next step on your own journey back to feeling strong & energetic?

Let's chat!


Looking for a guide on your path to health?  

I offer a limited number of Private Coaching spots.

In 1-1 coaching, we dive DEEP to uncover the root of what's holding you back from having the body & health you need to live an adventurous life. 

Through high level support, I help you integrate strategies to balance your weight, increase energy & endurance, resolve digestive issues, balance hormones & more. 

We also do the mindset work to make those changes sustainable for life.

I also write for publications about health & wellness and outdoor adventure. Reach out to me here for more information.

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With my journey recovering from an autoimmune illness, my experience in outdoor endurance endeavors, and my time in the culinary arts, I have a deep toolbox from which I can draw to guide you back to feeling your best.

Ready to take the next step on your journey to optimal health?

Apply for a 1-1 coaching spot here.

I look forward to supporting you in living the life you're meant to live!


Beyond the Summit: Nurturing Your Mind and Body After a Season of Adventure

As the season of high outdoor adventure winds down, it’s crucial to shift our focus from conquering peaks to caring for the invaluable tool that makes it all possible – our bodies and minds. Much like storing gear for longevity, our well-being requires some post-season attention. In this blog post, I’ll share insights into the …