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.
Over the past five years, nine new national monuments have joined the ranks of America’s protected lands. But Michael Brune, the man in charge of the Sierra Club would like to see more. Elizabeth...
Central America's best travel destinations, from fishing in Panama to surfing in Costa Rica and scuba diving in Honduras.
Dan Kammen, founding director of the University of California at Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, on climate change and energy policy
What do the world's most rejuvenating island escapes have in common? Empty sand, lonely surf, and new adventures of the strangest kind.
The latest films and fashions from seven of the brightest stars at this year's Mountainfilm in Telluride festival.
Break out the hammocks and beach chairs! Presenting the best new books of summer.