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.
Brett Nave and Lori Ryker left the Earthship behind to build the ultimate eco-chic crash pad in the Montana hills
Our reconnaissance of French Polynesia turns up the South Pacific's freshest adventures
Dean Karnazes has some iffy tics, like jogging 350 miles in one shot and, most recently, knocking off 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days (and then announcing, on November 6, that he'll run...
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...
Sonoma County, CA
Steph Davis knows the downside of being one of the world's best women climberslike living out of a car for seven years and having your mom suggest (frequently) that you're out of your mind. The...
St. Helena, California
What's the fastest way to bring power and stamina to your sport? Start moving very, very slowly. (No, even slower than that.)
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 hellif you don't...
A minimalist's idea of maximum bliss
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.