Elizabeth Hightower Allen

Elizabeth Hightower Allen

Elizabeth Hightower Allen 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.

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Isla Pargo, Panama

Central America

Central America's best travel destinations, from fishing in Panama to surfing in Costa Rica and scuba diving in Honduras.

Physicist Dan Kammen

The Scientist

Dan Kammen, founding director of the University of California at Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, on climate change and energy policy

Belize

Cay Party

What do the world's most rejuvenating island escapes have in common? Empty sand, lonely surf, and new adventures of the strangest kind.

Step into Celluloid

The latest films and fashions from seven of the brightest stars at this year's Mountainfilm in Telluride festival.

Junger in the Korengal Valley

Hot Type

Break out the hammocks and beach chairs! Presenting the best new books of summer.

Battle Royale pdf

The Wild File: Most Powerful Species

Q. What is the most powerful species? [sidebar img=1482906 | hed=Wild File Salmon][/sidebar] A. You mean like whether a wolverine could take down Nancy Pelosi? Yawn. Today's power animals...

Wild File Glen Canyon

The Wild File: Dead Pool

Q. What is "dead pool?" A. Trouble, that's what. Dead pool is the level at which water can no longer be released from a reservoir. Take Lake Powell, on the Colorado River. Glen Canyon...

Knights-Errant

Tibet's Secret Mountain, by Chris Bonington and Charles Clarke; A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and the Claiming of the American West, by David Roberts; Savage Shore, by Edward Marriott;...

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