Jen Schwartz

Jen Schwartz


The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

You're addicted to your phone. You're loaded down by useless stuff. And you eat like a teenager. No wonder you can't find the time to play outside, see the world, and get in shape. Fortunately,...

Jen Schwartz and The Editors
Mar 1, 2017

The Joshua Tree May Force Us to Address Climate Change

Last fall, WildEarth Guardians petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add the iconic Joshua tree—a spindly, long-living succulent in the Southwest—to the endangered species list.

Jen Schwartz
Jun 20, 2016

You Can Drink Them

The only in-park brewery offers an unadulterated (and alcoholic) taste of our public treasures

Jen Schwartz
Jun 5, 2016

Don’t Demonize GMOs Just Yet

Protesters have made genetically modified food a bogeyman, but it may be the key to feeding a growing planet.

Jen Schwartz
Apr 14, 2016

Brew It Yourself

Brew your morning joe the right way: manually.

Jen Schwartz
Mar 21, 2013

Should You Buy Patagonia's Black Friday Ad?

]Patagonia took out a full-page ad in The New York Times urging people not to buy one of its most popular jackets. Was this a hypocritical marketing ploy or an honest call to reduce consumption?

Jen Schwartz
Dec 22, 2011

Bigger River Man

Amazon swimmer Martin Strel tackles the mighty Colorado for world peace--and a new TV show.

Jen Schwartz
May 10, 2011

The New Kings of Adventure

The spirit of discovery is very much alive in Outside's inaugural collection of the year's most audacious and ambitious expeditions.

Katie Ives, Kyle Dickman, Grayson Schaffer, Jen Schwartz, Nick Davidson, and Will Grant
Mar 4, 2011

Water Travel Hall of Fame 2010

Presenting the 14 best water vacations of 2010.

Abe Streep, Grayson Schaffer, Michael Roberts, Kyle Dickman, Brad Melekian, Mark Anders, Jen Schwartz, Sam Moulton, and Will Palmer
Jul 22, 2010