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9 New Products at ACK.com That You Should Be Excited About

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ACK.com merchandising team is constantly finding and adding new products to the website year-round but as manufacturers prepare for 2014 this is the time of the year when we start to see some very exciting stuff heading our way. With so much awesome gear either in or on it’s way in, I decided to […]

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BOOOONDOGGLE! Jerron Recaps the Kayak Fishing Boondoggle

| October 23, 2013 | 3 Comments

Well, my first Boondoggle has come and gone. I will be completely honest with you, I am actually really sad that I have to wait until February to attend the next one. This event shed an entirely different light on how I perceived the kayak fishing community. I had always known that kayak anglers shared […]

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3 Simple Steps to Better Sun Protection

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

After four consecutive weekends of ACK events this month, I’ve gotten my fair share of sun. It’s been a lot of fun, but the bad news is that I haven’t done my best to consider sun protection while I’ve been out there. It wasn’t until a visit to my grandfather’s house prompted me to reconsider […]

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Gear Packing For A Laid Back Zion Adventure

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, I started geeking out about new gear I picked up in preparation for my three and half day camping trip to Zion National Park this Labor Day weekend. The one week countdown is here, so I thought I should figure out how I’m going to fit it all in my pack. The […]

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Finishing Things Up With A 3 Course Camping Meal

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been following our week of cubicle cooking you may have noticed that each day our meals have fit a theme but they haven’t always complimented each other. Well, Trent and I were ready for something that meshed and decided that we’d finish things off with a three course meal consisting of a main […]

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Starting Off The Morning Right With Breakfast Camping Food

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our fourth day of cubicle camping, Trent and I elected to get our cooking in early and try some of the breakfast camping food options at ACK. We’ve all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that’s even more true when you’re out on the trail. A […]

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Ultimate Lightweight Camp Foods: No Stove Required

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Some of the biggest reasons people turn to camp foods like the meals from Backpacker’s Pantry and Trail Foods are for their simplicity and light weight. Today, we look at four different options that go a step further by eliminating the need for a stove. Rather than using hot or boiling water, these options require […]

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Filling Up on Main Courses from Backpacker’s Pantry

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our second day of cubicle cooking, we pulled out four very tasty sounding main course meals from Backpacker’s Pantry to try: Chicken Alfredo, Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry, Pad Thai and Beef Stroganoff. Before even tasting the meals, Trent and I were impressed by the variety. I can’t imagine trying to haul out the […]

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Lunch for Under $5 – 4 Cheap Backcountry Lunches

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The standard cost of ¬†lunch at a fast food restaurant these days seems to be about $5, so to kick things off for our week of trail foods, Trent and I thought we’d take a look at trail lunches for $5 or less.¬†From my experience with trail eating, it’s important to consider your the purpose […]

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Camp Foods in The Cubicle; Just Add Water

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Camp Cooking Made Easy Dehydrated & freeze dried camp foods have always been a favorite method for adventurers looking for a lightweight and low-footprint method of cooking. That’s because they only require three things: the meal itself, water and a heat source to boil the water (although some dehydrated meals can be made with cold […]

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