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.

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.

Family Day Tripping

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.

Why Do Kids Run?

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...

Slow Down Your World

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...