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Summer Camping at Inks Lake

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Camping in the Texas summer can be down-right brutal.  With the mix of heat, humidity, and biting insects, it is a wonder anyone camps in this state during the summer months. However, the Texas outdoors is a huge draw for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike. That is why my girlfriend and I wanted to enjoy […]

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Wanderlust: Takachiho Gorge

| June 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

As the second installment in our Wanderlust series,we thought it would be fitting to write a post on one of our most popular Facebook destinations, Takachiho Gorge. The photo of paddlers beneath the canopy of foliage amongst a waterfall has garnered quite a bit of attention so without further ado we would like to take you on a trip to […]

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Wanderlust: The New River

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

We asked all of you where you would paddle if you could choose anywhere in the world and received so many great answers that we decided to start a special column focused entirely on traveling! Wanderlust is in all of us and with our Facebook followers recommendations, we will guide you on a written tour of […]

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Let’s Go Camping

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Spring giving us this beautiful weather and Summer on the horizon, we at ACK can think of only one thing- camping season! What’s better than getting outside and enjoying what nature has to offer with family and friends? Kayaking a nearby river, cooking over an open campfire, and sleeping under the stars are just a […]

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Beneath the Sleeping Bag: A Guide To Camping Sleep Platforms

| May 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Getting a good nights sleep in the back country can be a daunting prospect, fortunately it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading for a detailed look at all the camping sleep platforms available at ACK.com and to figure out which one is right for you. First thing to consider when picking a solid sleep platform should […]

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Kelty TraiLogic, Trail Science Just In Time for Spring

| May 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Have you ever laid out all your camping gear next to your backpack before a trip and snapped a picture just so you can point to it later and say that you fit such a great big assortment of gear in your pack? There’s a certain feeling of satisfaction that comes from having a well organized […]

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Mother’s Day 2014 – Sunshine & Quality Time

| May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and if you’re still grasping at straws trying to figure out what to do May 11th (Mother’s Day if you didn’t already know that), look no further. Some of us at ACK came up with a few awesome ideas that will surely have your mother anxiously awaiting work on Monday […]

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How To Wash Your Eno Hammock

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest Blog by the Eno Hammock Team Life happens to hammocks. Mud, coffee and trail mix can most likely be found on or in many hammocks after a full season of hanging around in them. Don’t fret too much though, it’s easy to keep your Eno Hammock clean and fresh throughout it’s lifetime. The nature of […]

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8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Eno Team Member, Carolyn Ellison With Spring in the air, our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my favorite times of camping trips. You just can’t get that campfire taste at home. There is an art to cooking […]

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For the Coffee Lover: GSI Outdoors Coffee Products

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For you, coffee is not merely black; it is not simply a beverage to be had with cream and sugar, no, coffee is a ritual, an affirmation of life, a warm embrace in the morning and a meditation on the flavor of the day to be savored with dessert. For you, only the finest beans, […]

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