Author Bio

Katie Griffith

After many years of walking uphill in the Cascades, Katie now spends most of the year in Joshua Tree, California, where she works as a climbing guide and freelance writer. She loves connecting people with the outdoors, whether she’s coaching someone to trust their feet on their first rock climb or writing tips for navigating backcountry permit applications. REI member since 2010.
Stories by Katie Griffith...
A person assists another who is climbing on a boulder.

The Perfect Kit for Bouldering

Can’t get enough of the vertical puzzles at your local climbing gym? Gear up with these bouldering basics and take your favorite sport outside. Organ...