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How To Climb Mt. Whitney: The Highest Peak In The US

As the highest point in the contiguous United States, Mt. Whitney stands at 14,505 feet (4421m) tall. Easy accessibility makes it a prime destination for hikers and climbers from around the world. We’ve hiked it, mountaineered it and rock climbed it, and here’s how you can do any of that too.


How To Pack A Backpack, The Right Way

Video: What you put where for your backpacking adventure will determine how comfortable you are and how far you can walk. We made a little video to show you how to get it right.


How To Turn Your Economy Car Into An Off-Road Adventuremobile For Cheap

Everyone wants a truck, van or jeep for off-road adventures. But, us city types can’t afford to own or drive one every day. Don’t worry, the crappy car your mum bought you in college will do just fine, you’ll just have to use a little redneck ingenuity.


How To Find A Lost Phone

Modern mobile phones pose an interesting dilemma. As our most important tool, ingrained into every aspect of our lives, they are stared at and handled more than the Princess Leias at Comic Con. Unfortunately, sometimes we lose and leave our fancy devices in mysterious places.

Fortunately, there are ways you can track down your lost phone. Here’s how.


What The Original Spy Manual Can Teach You About The Outdoors

Before there was a CIA or an MI6 there was the Special Operations Executive. And, as WWII heated up, it put all of its collective tradecraft knowledge into a single training manual. And, it turns out that training spies to operate behind enemy lines is often good training for going outdoors, too.


Five Top Tweaks To Maximise Your Android Phone's Battery

Having a shiny new phone with a big, bright, beautiful display and a powerful quad- or octa-core processor is one thing, but those important bits of hardware do tend to use up quite a bit of electricity. With that in mind, there are some things worth remembering to make sure your phone needs to visit the charger as rarely as possible. These are the simplest, most straightforward things — but also the things that we forget to do — to save your phone’s battery life, and maximise it wherever you can.


How To Make Your Own Venison Sausage At Home

Homemade sausage is so good and so cheap to make that you’ll never buy it from a store again. Here’s my take on a super healthy hot Italian.

Warning: I’ll keep it gore free, but there’s going to be pictures of a dead animal and its subsequent parts inside. It’s nothing you won’t see wrapped in plastic on a grocery store shelf, but if you’re going to have a problem with that, maybe don’t scroll further.


10 Time-Saving Windows 10 Tricks And Shortcuts

Sure, you can do things the traditional way — but why work harder when you can work smarter? With this in mind, here are ten tips to have you navigating Windows 10 in record time, so you can be getting on with more important things. You’re welcome.


10 Ways To Automate Your Life With An Android Smartphone

Recently we heard the story of a programmer who wrote scripts to secretly automate almost everything he did at work. Most of us may not have the coding skills to pull this off but there are tools you can use on your smartphone to automate various tasks in your life. Here’s how to take advantage of those tools.


Our Favourite Android OS Tricks To Get Stuff Done Faster

Android is great, but it’s so vast that you might miss a few tips and tricks to speed up your experience. Here are our favourites to get you started.


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