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.

Parker Liautaud Sets Antarctic Speed Record

On December 24, 19-year-old Parker Liautaud arrived at the South Pole after skiing 563.3 kilometers in 18 days, four hours and 43 minutes. He set a new world record for the fastest unsupported trek...

"Maidentrip" Opens Today in NYC

One of the best adventure films in recent years, Maidentrip has been acquired for U.S. distribution by First Run Features and will open January 17 at the IFC Center in New York City. The... Read More

Teaching Kids To Ski–And Love It

Five is the perfect age to learn to ski. If she's started kindergarten, she'll most likely be more independent than she was a year ago, not to mention stronger and more coordinated. Although it can...

A Sonoran Desert Rx For The Whole Family

We've come to the Sonoran Desert for a much-needed post-holiday reset, a last-minute, long weekend kick-off to a new year of family adventure. Skiing was the obvious choice, but the winter storms...

Meditation As Recovery

After a recent ultramarathon, I wanted to test a new approach to healing my mind and body.

DIY Holiday Makeover

This season, choose outdoors over indoors, adventure over eating, and hiking over cooking.

Early Birds Get the Powder

Family skiing isn't cheap, and booking pre-Christmas ski trips can be a dodgy proposition due to iffy snow conditions. Not this year.

Powder Struggle

Snow days make everyone happy—unless you're the one staying home with the kids.

Local Stoke: The Art of the Day Trip

Day trips are often overlooked and under-appreciated. But plan correctly, and you'll have a grand adventure that the entire family will enjoy.

The Joy of Running

86-Year-Old Marathoner Had Lessons for Athletes of all Ages


Everything you need to know about staging a Grand Canyon double crossing.