Andy Hirst

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Climb a mountainside at Mammoth's Via Ferrata, opening Saturday

Mammoth’s new rock climbing attraction, a beginner-friendly course with six different routes, opened Saturday, offering thrill-seekers a giant off-season alternative to hiking and mountain biking.<p>Pinned to the rugged mountainside below the Caldera Overlook, Via Ferrata will feature routes from easy …

Climbing

Five best endless singletrack trails in the UK - MBR

Natural singletrack that feels (almost) never-ending<p>Okay, so not exactly endless, but long, and techy and fun… there’s some awesome natural …

Hiking

How I live on £14,000 – by using a money app that’s helped me stop wasting £600 a month

<i>In our new money series we’re finding out exactly how people in the UK spend, save and invest their incomes to meet their costs and achieve their</i> …

Personal Finance

The 10 Most-Saved Slow Cooker Recipes from June — Recipes from The Kitchn

All it takes is that first summer heatwave for me to banish the oven and remind me how much I adore my slow cooker. During the week I lean on it for …

Cooking

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

10 of Scotland’s most magical white sand beaches

Scotland's stunning locations include far more than just mountains, lakes and rivers – here's our pick of 10 of the country's finest white sand …

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

The Best Websites for Finding a Private Campsite

The sharing economy of Uber and Airbnb has come to camping. These sites connect you to private lands where you can camp.<p>1. Tentrr<p>Ideal for new campers, or folks looking for built-in comfort, Tentrr sites include a 10-by-12-foot canvas tent with a queen-size cot, fire pit, drinking water, sun …

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

The Best Baked Beans Are Made in Your Slow Cooker

Meet your new favorite summer party recipe: slow cooker baked beans. Long loved for their sweet, tangy flavor and tender, creamy texture, baked beans …

Cooking

11 Mountain Rentals That Will Have You Heading for the Hills

Want to get away? We mean really get away — to a secluded place surrounded by mountains with spectacular views in every direction from your …

Weekends Olympic Peninsula: Hike, Camp, and Surf Your Way Down America’s Wildest Coastline

How to spend 48 hours in Washington's natural paradise.<p>Hidden in the northwest corner of the United States, Washington's Olympic Peninsula is one of …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Download The New Go Outdoors Camping Cookbook 2018 For Free

Following the huge success of the first 2 camping cookbooks, Go Outdoors have just released their latest cook book which is packed full of heaps of …

Cookbooks

How to build a robust and reliable home Wi-Fi network

A great home Wi-Fi connection is something that was nice to have ten years ago but wasn’t something most people put a lot of effort into (and certainly not money). The iPhone was only a year old, the iPad wasn’t even out, and we certainly weren’t cutting the cord for streaming services. In 2008, I …

Welsh Slate Seeker – discovering the abandoned ruins of a great industry | The Great Outdoors

10th May 2018<p><b>Daniel Start, author of the new Wild Guide to Wales, shares his favourite slate quarry ruins in Northern Snowdonia, and talks about how</b> …

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Britain's best seaside hotels

A guide to the best seaside hotels in Britain, including the top places to stay for families, kids and couples, featuring infinity pools, sea views, excellent fish restaurants, impressive spas and charming rooms, in locations such as Cornwall, Brighton, Norfolk, Suffolk, Dorset, Isle of Wight and …

A Timelapse of the Fastest-Ever Climb of El Capitan in Yosemite

On October 2017, rock climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the record for speed climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite by making it to …

Bike gears: shifting explained for beginners

<b>If you haven’t a clue how many gears your bike has, how many you actually need or even how to use them properly, don’t worry — you’re not alone. We</b> …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

The 40 best mountain restaurants in the world

10 Secret Islands in the Great Lakes

Education Image/Contributor/Getty<p>Madeline Island, Wisconsin<p><i>Apostle Islands Getaway</i><br>Paddling, fishing, and hiking top the list of pastimes at Madeline …

How to Use Fresh Ginger 13 Clever Ways

The kitchen staple that can be used beyond the kitchen.<p>April 09, 2018<p>Ginger root has a multitude of health benefits, from aiding digestion and …

Recipes

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …

20 great mini adventures in the UK

Swim with seals<b>,</b> Lundy Island<p><b>Suits</b> Water babies<b><br>Difficulty</b> Moderate<br>Known – with a large pinch of salt and bundles of imagination – as the UK’s Galapagos, this small island off the coast of Devon has an abundance of wildlife to discover. The cliffs are home to scores of birds from puffins to …

Scotland