My OPEN COUNTRY

live life outdoors

Improve your wilderness adventures with our in depth articles on hiking and backpacking skills, inspirational guides and awesome gear.  

MY OPEN COUNTRY

LIVE LIFE OUTDOORS

GUIDES

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How to use a compass to L.N.T. - We take you through the basic to advanced skills on hiking, backpacking and camping. 

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GEAR

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Need new gear? We use meta-analysis from a variety of sources to rank the best gear available on the market today. 

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INSPIRATION

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Need some inspiration for your next trip? Then try searching our list of potential destinations and see if one doesn't tickle your fancy.

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ABOUT US

My Open Country is  a 2 person campaign to try and get more people excited about the outdoors and wilderness. We believe life wasn't meant to be lived behind a computer screen so we've pulled together as much information as we can into one site, so you can spend less time planning and more time doing...

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I’m drawn to the open country. Its where everything is clear, where the world makes the most sense. When I put myself out there I always return with something new. A friend once told me the best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn't even think to ask.

    Jeff Johnson    
Adventurer