Elizabeth Hightower Allen

Author's Bio

Elizabeth Hightower Allen (@ehightowerallen) is Outside's features editor. Over the years she has written the magazine's Code Green environmental column and its book reviews. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband, daughter, and dog.

The Best River Towns in America: Nashville, Tennessee

To help select America's most progressive, adventurous, and livable river towns, we turned to a trusted source: You. Over the past few months, 20,000 readers in 10 finalist towns engaged in a mostly...

Fishing in Panama

Redefine roughing it when you fish at Panama's Islas Secas.

The Scientist

Dan Kammen, founding director of the University of California at Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, on climate change and energy policy

Twilight Zone

Happily lost on a Croatian island haunted by vampires.

The Accidental Detective

When film director Josh Fox got letters from energy companies offering him almost $100,000 to drill for natural gas on his land, he became a natural-gas detective.