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ACK On the Road: El Grande Paco Pad

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The El Grande Paco Sleeping Pad is the ultimate road trip essential.

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ACK Campfire Recipe: Chicken Enchilada Nacho Bowls

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

This enchilada bowl is one of my favorite camp dinners. The amazing taste and heartiness you gain from this meal far exceeds the small amount of effort necessary for creation. Whether you are lightweight camping and looking for a carry-along meal or spending the weekend in your backyard with friends and family, this simple and savory tradition will be enjoyed by everyone.

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ACK to Sponsor Casting for a Cause Kayak Fishing Tournament for 3rd Consecutive Year

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the 8th Annual Casting for a Cause Fishing Tournament in Port Aransas, Texas. Casting for a Cause is one of the fastest growing, non-profit fishing tournaments in the Coastal Bend accumulating over 2,500 anglers over the past 7 years and an expected 600 participants this year alone.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again to acknowledge your dad, husband, or grandfather’s appreciation for the great outdoors. While you can buy into another year of, “Best Dad Ever” mugs, t-shirts, and key rings, why bother when you can give him something that speaks to his true passions. This year, we encourage you to not only give a worthwhile piece of gear, but to get outside with your dad and make a memory.

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Here’s Why You Need to Make Travel a Priority

| June 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Throughout our newest blog series “On the Road with ACK” we will introduce you to our favorite destinations, useful essentials, and whatever else we could think up to better equip you for your summer holiday.

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Reorganizes Management Team, Re-Hires Former Director of Marketing

| June 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Austin Canoe & Kayak continues to expand with a more defined leadership team designed to accommodate the company’s growth and long term business strategies. Austin, Texas (June 9th, 2015) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, today announced the expansion of its management team with the return of former Director of Marketing, Roland Jimenez, as Vice President of Marketing.

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Partners With Vendors to Help Aid in Texas Flood Relief & Rebuilding Efforts

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Partners With Vendors to Help Aid in Texas Flood Relief & Rebuilding Efforts In the aftermath of the destruction that occurred after the Memorial weekend floods in central Texas, Austin Canoe and Kayak together with Adventure Medical Kits, Sawyer Products Inc. and Tackett Brothers Inc.

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ACK Campfire Recipe: Beer Pancakes

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Who says you can’t have beer first thing in the morning? And let’s not limit ourselves to breakfast, these pancakes have the potential to be your new favorite “breakfast for dinner” meal as well.

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ACK Campfire Recipe: Simple and Delicious Chili Pie

| May 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

When hiking, camping, or doing any kind of physical activity outdoors, you’ll need foods that are highly sustaining, nutrition that you won’t have you searching your bag for the last of your pie trail mix shortly after lunch.

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ACK Campfire Recipes: 5 Simple Tin Foil Meals

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Appetizer, Dinner, Desert, and Breakfast – All brought to you by Tin Foil. Cheesy Stuffed Sourdough Loaf, Grilled Lemon Brussel Sprouts, Jerk Chicken Wings, Gourmet Banana Boat, Egg and Avocado Breakfast.

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