Katie Arnold

Katie Arnold

Author's Bio

Katie Arnold (@raisingrippers) is a freelance journalist and editor who writes Raising Rippers for Outside online. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband, two young daughters, and puppy Pete.

Beyond Tahiti

Our reconnaissance of French Polynesia turns up the South Pacific's freshest adventures

Drafting Dean: Interview Outtakes

To interview ultrarunner Dean Karnazes for our January cover story, “This Life Goes to 11,” managing editor Katie Arnold joined him for a “short run.” Four hours later, she’d...

She Rocks

Steph Davis knows the downside of being one of the world's best women climbers—like living out of a car for seven years and having your mom suggest (frequently) that you're out of your mind. The...

Horseback Riding into the Sunset

Twenty miles south of Santa Fe, where the southern Rockies peter out into desert, the landscape turns iconic. This is Hollywood-western terrain—films like Young Guns and The Hi-Lo Country have...

It's Better My Way

Back when the world was perfect and I was a kid, I spent my summers in bare feet and a wet bathing suit on an island on Stony Lake, in southern Ontario. Like everyone else who lived on the hundred or...

The Chi in Me

What's the fastest way to bring power and stamina to your sport? Start moving very, very slowly. (No, even slower than that.)

Do It Our Way

The National Outdoor Leadership School is great at training kids to survive and thrive in the wild. So how does its boot-camp approach work with grown-ups? It's effective as hell—if you don't...

Laluna

A minimalist's idea of maximum bliss

Where the Wild Things Go

Fly In: It's simple. A ONE-HOUR FLIGHT EQUALS A DAY BY CAR, A WEEK BY BIKE, OR A MONTH ON FOOT. Sure makes an airtight case for the air-assisted outing.

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