A few ACK employees packed up this weekend to go camping at Hill Country State Natural Area in beautiful of Bandera, TX, which is about 50 miles northwest of San Antonio. Hill Country SNA has primitive and equestrian camping areas and over 40 miles of trails that we planned to run/bike.
Kayak camping is the ultimate twist of adventure to spice up your camping game. Paddling to your camp site challenges you to pack light and efficiently while taking you off manmade trails and onto a nearby flowing river.
With it’s roots deep in the heart of Texas, we welcome Emory Peak to our line up of top brands at Austin Canoe & Kayak. Emory Peak is a new terra sports adventure brand looking to make its footprint in the outdoor industry. You can count on this brand to continue offering quality products with high end features at friendly price points for entry level adventurists.
You’re just waking up on a cold morning after spending the entire previous day on the trail. You’ve got a big day ahead and you need that extra boost of energy to get you going. Whether you’re car camping or roughing it in the backcountry, there’s gear out there to make sure you get the best cup of coffee. Don’t settle for those instant packets, wake up and prepare yourself for a big day of adventure.
On October 4th, 2017, some of Texas’ top kayak anglers came together to participate in the Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series on Sam Rayburn. Check out this photo blog of the action that took place during the tournament!
For nearly 28 years, the vast majority of my outdoor adventures were spent in the Northwest as a born and bred Idahoan. I was fully acclimated to four defined seasons that ranged from high-mountain blizzards to dry, blistering hot days in the high desert.
If you take the proper precautions for preparing your gear and planning out the trip, kayak camping can be one of the most rewarding experiences for any adventure seeker. Whether you’re an avid paddler or and expert car camper, take your adventures to the next level and get a group of friends together for a kayak camping trip!
Most people attribute a restless night camping to their sleeping bag. As you may know from a bad experience, not all sleeping bags are equal. If you love camping but love your sleep even more, we recommend getting a bag of your own.
“Northern New Mexico has some of the best trout fishing I’ve ever experienced. They have it all from East to West. Big rivers, tributaries, creeks, lakes – you name it, there’s fish in there.” Check out this fly fishing adventure from ACK employee, Drew Arnold!