Kent Black

Kent Black

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Hawaii O-Five

No one denies that our 50th state is Paradise, USA. But anyone who's ever been to this lush chain knows a simple truth: Not all the islands are created equal. So which is best? Welcome to the Great...

Amy Linn, Kent Black, Ethan Watters, Joe Kane, Alex Heard, and Daniel Duane
Mar 1, 2005

The Secrets Life of Deserts

In these grand landscapes, there's hidden vitality and subtle beauty. Find adventure and renewal—not to mention some tasty tequila—at five fine oases in the Southwest and Mexico.

Kent Black
Dec 13, 2004

Viva Nicaragua!

From secret surf stashes on the Pacific to untouched Caribbean isles—plus all the volcanoes and colonial plazas in between—Nicaragua has the makings of a sporting paradise. Come discover...

Kent Black
Apr 16, 2004

The Fin Crowd

To land the big ones, you have to go deep. Into the wilds, that is.

Kent Black
Aug 1, 2003

The Tropics Next Door

There's a swoosh of heaven that runs from Hawaii through Mexico to Central America and the Caribbean. Don't let it bask in the sun by itself. Our 43 sweet spots are waiting—surrender and go....

James Glave, Meg Lukens Noonan, Kevin Moeller, Jeff Hull, and Kent Black
Jun 1, 2003

Mexican Hideouts

Sweet Spot on the Pacific: Latte. Surf. Repeat.

Jeff Spurrier, Mark Jenkins, Kent Black, Tucker Teutsch III, Kimberly Lisagor, Dan Buettner, and Joe Nick Patoski
Dec 1, 2002

Into the Belly of Bolivia

From the altiplano to the jungle, a soggy saga of Class V rapids, sandal-sucking mud, and a forestful of hoots, groans, and screams

Kent Black
Oct 8, 2001

Life is Way, Way More than a Beach

Destinations Special, Outside magazine, February 2001: Wild Caribbean

Susan Enfield Esrey, Bucky McMahon, Kent Black, Nancy Zimmerman, Michael DeFreita, Tom Byrnes, and Carol Greenhouse
Feb 1, 2001

Fly Fishing 2000

Don't be cowed by gear fetishists and country squires. Take our clean and commonsense advice on tools, technique, and cagey quarry, and launch your superfly into the fray.

Ian Frazier, Nate Hoogeveen, Nick Lyons, Bob Shacochis, Angus Cameron, Kent Black, and David James Duncan
Jul 1, 2000