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Snowshoeing 101: How to Gear up for Snowshoeing

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently booked a trip to Colorado and couldn’t be more excited to get my fix of snow and mountains in for the winter. Living in Austin, Texas, winters aren’t much of a change in scenery so I’m really looking forward to getting that “winter wonderland” experience.

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Campfire Cooking: Demystifying Dehydrated Meals

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

When you’re out on the trail doing some backcountry exploration, you’re guaranteed to work up an appetite. On these occasions something like a plate of delicious lasagna with a side of garlic herb mashed potatoes, and mocha mousse pie for dessert sounds heavenly, but you’re probably thinking that’d be impossible – not at all!

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2016 New Year’s Resolution: Go Outside More

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ah New Year’s, it’s always a time of self-reflection and optimism. I don’t know about you but my Facebook newsfeed was flooded with ambition, positivity, and hope for 2016.

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Visual Diaries ACK Adventures: The Grand Canyon

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the many joys of the holiday season is taking time off to explore new places. Jenny May, ACK’s Merchandising Manager had the opportunity to enjoy an adventure in the Grand Canyon last week!

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Beginner’s Guide to Increasing Visibility in Darkness

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Darkness approaches from both directions -morning and evening and as we near the shortest day of the year, sneaking in your workout while it’s still light out gets really tricky. One of the biggest excuses for putting a pause on those after work runs or early morning bike rides is the darkness.

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C’mon, Share Your Outdoor Product Photos!

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a world of too much information and too little time, we know how valuable focused and resourceful product information is to our customers. We also know that second to product information, providing our customers with the opportunity to see the product being used in a real world situation can not only help drive a buying decision but perhaps inspire them to go out and enjoy the great outdoors.

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My Escape: Michigan Hammock Camping

| November 18, 2015 | 3 Comments

It is always good to go home. My home happens to be in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Outfit Your Adventure: Backpacking Infographic

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fall is one of the most popular backpacking seasons and for good reason. With leaves firing up in colors, more comfortable temperatures and a reduction in bugs, you can see why.

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3 Secrets of Fall Camping

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ll camp any time of year, but in Fall it’s absolutely magical. Trees transform into a brilliant mosaic of reds, yellows, and rich browns as their leaves adjust to the new season.

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Jacob’s Well Retreat

| September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jacob’s Well was one of many on my never-ending list of natural wonders to visit. But somehow, in my 25 years of life so far, I hadn’t been out to Wimberly to see it with my own eyes.

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