This month, FHM presents 32 Things Every Man Worth His Salt Knows About The Great Outdoors: 12 pages of expert advice, the best gear and useful intel to help you get the most out of Mother Nature.

To give you a glimpse of the feature manly enough to grow its own beard, here are 5 excellent facts we learned from putting it together:

01 A proper breakfast gives you superpowers.

Nutritionist Sue Baic talks us through the ultimate stomach-liners before a day of rain-soaked high adventure. 

Breakfast skillet

 

02 Britain has some gnarly climbs.

FHM asks Britain's very-own Spider-Man, Neil Gresham, about the most hair-raising ascents in the country.

Snowdonia

 

03 Hippos kill more people in Africa than any other animal.

Paul Templer was 27 and owned a business taking clients down the Zambezi river near Victoria Falls when he was attacked by a hippo in 1996. Read his incredible story.

Hippos

 

04 You can go totally off the grid (if you want to, that is).

We ask travel writer David Else where he goes in Britain when he really wants to get away from it all.

The Cheviot, Northumberland

 

05 Afternoon sunlight makes everything sexier.

It isn't all about starting fires and pooping in a hole you dug yourself. Get some outdoor sex tips and bask in the glory of beautiful girls on bicycles.


 

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