Robert Earle Howells

Robert Earle Howells

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The Big East

Most serious adventurers think of the Northeast as a good place to catch a connecting flight. Which means they’re missing out. From Class IV rafting to some of the wildest sea kayaking in North...

Robert Earle Howells
Jul 11, 2012

Tough Luxe

If British Columbia didn't invent the adventure lodge, the province sure has perfected the genre. Here are four that do it right, with a twist: You can't drive to any of them.

Robert Earle Howells
Aug 1, 2004

All Systems Go

Travel can be a minefield of fatigue, jet lag, strange food, and fitness regimens shot to hell. It doesn't have to be that way. With our road-warrior plan, you can fight back—and win.

Robert Earle Howells
Mar 1, 2004

The Road to Swellsville

Five Idyllic Beach Towns and Mellow Surf Meccas

Tony Perrottet, Granville Greene, Tom Price, and Robert Earle Howells
Dec 9, 2003

This Land Is Your Land

Deep in the redwood hills near Mendocino lies the Big River Estuary, a secret cache that will soon belong to bears, bobcats, otters, and you.

Robert Earle Howells
Aug 1, 2002

Adventure's Gold Coast

Kayaking, biking, hiking and gawking along the wild west's farthest shores

Robert Earle Howells
Aug 1, 2002

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

The Well-Outfitted Hot-Weather Hiker

When outfitting yourself for desert or tropics, you no longer need to choose between protecting your epidermis and sweltering or going skimpy and inviting melanoma. New togs of tightly woven, highly...

Robert Earle Howells, Mark North, and Brent Hurtig
Mar 11, 2002

The Land of Clear Light

Warm, windswept, unfettered, ever-changing—North America's four great desert regions hide untold possibilities for classic winter adventure. They may be scorching and sere, with prickly dangers...

Craig Childs, Jonathan Hanson, Andrew Rice, Jason Daley, Paul Kvinta, and Robert Earle Howells
Jan 1, 2002

The Caribbean Defined

Our thoroughly opinionated guide to the five sexiest sporting islands.

Robert Earle Howells, Granville Greene, Bob Payne, and Meg Lukens Noonan
Nov 15, 2001

Desert Escapes

Ride a sudden whim or a sturdy steed to arid expanses where solitude reigns

Ann Jones, Robert Earle Howells, and Katie Arnold
Oct 8, 2001

There's Something in the Rocks

Beyond the top ropes and chalk stains, Joshua Tree's famous granite reveals its more mysterious faces.

Robert Earle Howells
Jun 11, 2001

A Conspiracy of Silence

Will Earth's most fragile unexplored ecosystems survive the age of adventure?

Nick Heil, Mark Schrope, Robert Earle Howells, Wills Young, and Michelle Pentz
Jun 1, 2000