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| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

By now, you’ve heard the exciting news of our merger with Summit Sports this year! As we’re working through rebranding details, we want ensure that access to important information is as simple as possible for all of our customers.

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Top Picks For Texas Summer Paddling, No Experience Required

| July 5, 2016 | 3 Comments

For outdoor enthusiasts, Texas summers means water play.

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5 Hammock Camping Essentials

| June 27, 2016 | 5 Comments

One of my favorite aspects of summer is the ability to enjoy an evening sleeping under the stars without the barrier of a tent. While you could brave cowboy camping and lay out on a tarp, I far prefer the relaxation and elevation of hammock camping.

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Car Camping Guide for Beginners

| April 5, 2016 | 6 Comments

So, you’re still pretty new to this whole outdoorsy thing and have been fixing to give camping a try now that winter is (finally) moving on and beautiful spring days are begging you to indulge in a nature-fueled retreat – but where to begin? Enter car camping.

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ACK Visual Diaries: Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Approximately two hours away from Austin, nestled in the Texas hill country there’s this massive pink granite dome, Enchanted Rock, or E-Rock as locals refer to it.  Attracting roughly 300,000 visitors each year, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is an oasis for outdoors enthusiasts and casual daytrippers looking for some gorgeous scenery.

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ACK Visual Diaries: Camping at Lake Somerville State Park

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last weekend a few ACK-ers took full advantage of our

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ACK Austin Store Crew Gets Salty

| February 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago I had an opportunity to take a trip with my second in command (assistant manager) Jordan, and full time store associate Nate, and one of our other buddies for three days of camping and non stop coastal fishing.We all worked on Monday and came to work packed and ready to go.

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3 Tips for Planning the Perfect Valentine’s Day Camping Getaway

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Does it get any better than snuggling up in a sleeping bag for two with your special someone? With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, planning a romantic weekend escapade couldn’t be more urgent – which is why I put together this quick guide to help you plan the perfect Valentine’s Day camping getaway.

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Feeling Tipsy with Sierra Designs

| January 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

We recently teamed up with Sierra Designs for a gear giveaway on our Facebook page. The “Feeling Tipsy with Sierra Designs” giveaway called for you, our loyal readers and Facebook followers, to give us your best and most unique tips on how to stay warm outdoors during the winter.

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PK Fridays: 7 Gear Essentials for Adventuring with Your Dog

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Going on adventures is one of my favorite things. So are dogs.

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