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Ever wonder who you’re talking to at ACK?

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the outdoors world, there are some who casually dabble in it with a hike or occasional float down the river once in a blue moon. Then we have those who are ultra-passionate going out on multi-day kayak camping trips, living out of their cars, and fully embracing what it means to be “outdoorsy”.

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Michigan Based Outdoor Retailer Expands

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Summit Sports’ Brighton, MI location announces a grand re-opening to celebrate a larger paddlesports selection through a store-within-a-store concept. Bloomfield Hills, MI (May 13, 2016) – Outdoor adventure and action gear retailers Summit Sports and Texas based Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the unveiling of a new store-within-a-store concept featuring an expanded selection of kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and related accessories inside the Brighton, MI store location.

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Longer Days means Longer ACK Store Hours!

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

In celebration of longer days and warmer weather we have extended our Austin, Houston, North Houston and San Antonio store hours for your shopping convenience.  This summer, select ACK locations, will be rocking extra hours during the week to help you shop until the sun drops!

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2016 Spring Demo Days: Another One for the Books!

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

We recently wrapped up the 2016 ACK Spring Kayak and Stand-Up Paddleboard Demo Days and man were they one for the books! We had a record number of boats on the water as well as vendor representatives present and we hope y’all were able to take advantage of the great clinics they hosted.

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Why You Need to Catch a Screening of the 2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

When it comes to fishing, the majority of my personal experience is with a conventional rod, not fly fishing. However, hanging out with fly fishing aficionados like Ryan Schaper and Nate Wilson from our Austin store has certainly sparked an interest in getting more involved with the fly fishing scene.

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Meet Summit Sports

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chances are if you’ve shopped with us, you’re a fan of going on adventures outside. At ACK, we work hard to provide you with all the gear you’d need for all enjoying the outdoors and your favorite paddlesports.

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ACK Visual Diaries: Running in The Sahara Desert

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jacob, on our Customer Service team, was lucky enough to visit Morocco earlier this month. On this trip, he fell in love with the unique culture, locals’ hospitality, and delicious cuisine.

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National Park Week Kicks Off with Free Park Admission!

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit the National Park of your dreams for free this week! Starting tomorrow, April 16th National Park Week kicks off offering National Park visitors free admission

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5 Quick Tips When Shopping In Our Stores

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Here at ACK, we want to make your shopping experience the best it can be whether it be online or in our 5 store locations. To make your trip as easy and fluid as possible, we asked our Austin Store Manager, Ryan Schaper (read more about him here), to put together a list of questions every ACK shopper should come prepared with.

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Have Y’all Scoped the Skis.com Blog Yet?

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re lucky enough to live up North and aren’t dealing with the scorching Texas heat we’re getting hit with down in Austin, chances are Spring ski season is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, there’s always a desire to deep dive into learning all about new gear, techniques, industry news, and go on vicarious adventures by reading trip reports.

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