Philip D. Armour

Philip D. Armour


Will Pemba Sherpa Be On the Quiz?

You need to learn your lesson! So listen up to Mike Roberto, a fast-talking consultant who uses the '96 saga as a teaching tool for students, lawyers, and businessmen.

Philip D. Armour
Aug 15, 2006

Bloody Business

Norwegian fishermen call it an honest day's work. Greenpeace calls it a violent crime. The issue is the annual hunt for North Atlantic minke whales, a plentiful species that, every spring, gets...

Philip D. Armour
May 1, 2006

Euro Stash

From Italy's classic Sella Ronda to a new peak in the French Pyrenees, here's a primo selection of the best skiing on the continent

Rob Story, Philip D. Armour, and Bernice Notenboom
Dec 14, 2004

We Sing the Slopes Fantastic

Our big roundup of supercool North American ski hills serves up 20 rides of your life—and tells you where to kick back in style

Elizabeth Hightower, Stephanie Pearson, Rob Haggart, Jeremy Spencer, Seth Masia, Rob Reed, Monique Ryan, Tim Neville, Tom Price, Bonnie Tsui, Philip D. Armour, Cameron Walker, Ki Bassett, Kevin Max, Christopher Solomon, and Janine Sieja
Dec 9, 2004

Firewater of Life

Over here in Scandinavia—where I recently moved to edit Outside Sweden—the dark winters can get you down. Enter aquavit: From the Latin aqua vitae, or "water of life," this missing link...

Philip D. Armour
Dec 1, 2004

Adventure Never Felt So Good

Ten North American spas that will recharge your mind, body, and soul

Jason Daley, Leslie Weeden, and Philip D. Armour
Jan 1, 2004

A Beachgoer's Dozen

Twelve value-packed Caribbean resorts where your room comes with a view—and killer perks, too

Philip D. Armour
Dec 11, 2003

The Universal Language of Pow

READY TO GRAB FRESH BIG AIR? We've got hemispheres of the white stuff—and timely beta on boosting your stamina, choosing the right equipment, and finding singular steeps close to home. Who says...

Philip D. Armour, David Wolman, Elizabeth Hightower, Eric Pfanner, Peter Oliver, and Dougald MacDonald
Nov 1, 2003

Fresh Tracks

HIGH DESERT OASIS On June 1, the posh El MONTE SAGRADO TAOS hotel in Taos, New Mexico, will open its teak doors. A showcase for local owner Tom Worrell's waste treatment systems, Living Machines, the...

Philip D. Armour and Nick O'Connell
Jun 1, 2003

Windows on the Wild

Ten lodges where you can take it all in, and then launch an expedition out the back door

Robert Earle Howells, Peter Guttman, Dina Mishev, Charles Wohlforth, Tim Neville, Philip D. Armour, Misty Blakesley, Rob Story, Monte Burke, and Amy Marr
Apr 1, 2002

Bipolar Resorts

Ski resorts that give you the best of both worlds

Philip D. Armour
Jan 18, 2002


Horse Cents January may be the low season for Arizona dude ranches, but "winter" in the mid-Sonoran Desert means balmy 60- to 70-degree days. Enjoy the sun and savings by booking a room at the Kay El...

Philip D. Armour
Jan 1, 2002

Bahamian Rhapsody

Exploring the beaches and islets of the forgotten Jumento Cays, where sharks, drug runners, and fishermen rule the waters—and not even the captain knows where he's going.

Philip D. Armour
Oct 25, 2001


¿Cómo se dice "eco-friendly"? [sidebar img=1467441 | hed=]Moorea, Tahiti[/sidebar] Mention Outside and for $243 per week in September and October (10 percent off the regular price of $270...

Philip D. Armour
Sep 1, 2001


Caribbean resorts traditionally slash their rates during hurricane season, from late June to November. But we'd risk a little wind for this bargain-priced land-and-sea vacation in Grenada. Through...

Philip D. Armour
Aug 1, 2001