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.
This season, choose outdoors over indoors, adventure over eating, and hiking over cooking.
Family skiing isn't cheap, and booking pre-Christmas ski trips can be a dodgy proposition due to iffy snow conditions. Not this year.
Controversy over a Toys R Us commercial inspires giving memories instead of presents this holiday season.
Snow days make everyone happy—unless you're the one staying home with the kids.
Day trips are often overlooked and under-appreciated. But plan correctly, and you'll have a grand adventure that the entire family will enjoy.
86-Year-Old Marathoner Had Lessons for Athletes of all Ages
The Ultimate Family Adventure Van: Why you should hit the road in a Volkswagen pop-top.
Everything you need to know about staging a Grand Canyon double crossing.
Running 42 Miles Across the Grand Canyon and Back.
When news broke earlier this week that six-year-old Keelan Glass finished the Showdown Half Marathon in Fairfield, Texas, in under three hours, news outlets picked it up as the anomaly it appeared to...
These days, it seems hurrying has become our default pace. We might not be able to slow time, but we can stretch it and steal it and maybe even make peace with it. Here are five ways to enjoy your...
Move your body every day. That’s the key to staying fit and happy, says Will Gadd, a three-time X Games ice climbing champion, accomplished rock climber, and expert kayaker.
Selecting a dog that loves kids and adventure equally can be challenging. The author scours the internet and breeding facilities for the perfect puppy.
When the author's girls were big enough to try stand-up paddleboarding on an inflatable SUP, they fell in love with the sport. And so she sought out the best board for herself and her kids. The...
CrossFit isn't just for adults. There are over a thousand programs nationwide specifically designed for kids. Is this a good thing?