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.

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...

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...


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.

Polar Chic

There's nothing hotter than cold women — or so some publishers say