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.
With its new Walls Are Meant for Climbing program, the company hopes to make climbing accessible for everyone.
By the time pro climber Beth Rodden gave birth to her son, Theo, in 2014, she'd weathered some major life challenges.
When Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker sold their house two and a half years ago to move into a massive fifth-wheel RV with their four children, they had never been in an RV or camped before. "We'd...
The kids are back in school, and there's one thing I want to tell my daughters: You don't have to be nice.
On a recent cross-country flight, I counted no fewer than five people wearing Chaco sandals. They ranged from sporty, late-middle-age women to hip, urban millennials with thick eyeliner and skinny...
"We're not going to ride up there, are we?" My eight-year-old daughter, Pippa, pointed to a red-dirt road winding menacingly up the side of a mesa. You could see it snaking a long way, from a long...
In praise of the perfect summer short.
The mountain climber on mountaineering and knowing when to give up.
Talking with the founders of Luvmother about how to start your own kid-related outdoor business.
Whether it's skiing or mountain biking or just camping, these guidelines will make sure you and your child get to enjoy a lifetime of adventure together.
Better learn Lanie Szuch's name, because you're about to start hearing it—a lot.
Spend enough time in the backcountry and you're bound to have a scare—as our writer discovered. Here's how to teach kids what to do when it happens.
One company's plan to keep adolescent girls from dropping out of the outdoor world.
Seven camps working to expand access to the places we love most.
Want to make the strongest memories? Don’t touch the camera.
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