It’s Here! YakAttack Track Mount Paddle Holder

| November 12, 2015 | 4 Comments

Before our Austin store manager could even stock the YakAttack Track Mount Paddle Holders on our shelves, kayak anglers who had seen them on our website  were calling him up to see if they were available in the store too! These paddle holders are a game changer because you can easily place or retrieve your paddle in one motion single-handed – the wheels allow your paddle to slip right in place.

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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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Keep Dry When You Stay High: ACK’s Top 5 High Seat Kayaks

| October 28, 2015 | 12 Comments

It’s a bit painful to admit, but summer is really over. It was cold this morning (only in Texas would 68° be considered cold) and while that may have some thinking it’s time to retire the kayaks for the season, this is not at all the case!

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Why You and Your PSL Will Have a Love Affair with the New Hydro Flask

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 20 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle with Flip Lid comes in Fall colors and you two will be inseparable 1.

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The Essential Gear Guide to Fall Whitewater Rafting

| October 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

As you may have read in my introductory blog I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the whitewater rafting scene this past summer. Buena Vista, Colorado is the Mecca of whitewater rafting with people across the country making a pilgrimage to get their whitewater fix for the summer.

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Top 5 Things You Need to Survive ACL This Weekend

| October 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

omg you guys, in case you live under rock and didn’t know, ACL kicks off today! This is one of the biggest music festivals in Austin with approximately 75,000 people heading to Zilker each day to soak up the sun and rock out to their favorite musicians.

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A Field Test with the Diablo Chupacabra

| September 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

Chupacabra Field Test I want to offer our customers a quick review of an outstanding kayak that I paddled this year.  The Chupacabra, or “Chupa” as it is commonly referred to, is a kayak I had paddled previously at our 2014 Demo Days but the true test came in early June of this year when my father and I paddled a nine mile stretch of the Medina River.

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Help Fight Breast Cancer with Outdoor Gear

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness, ACK is donating 5% of all sales for select products to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to aid in the fight against this awful disease.  You can find all the products that are eligible for this donation at ACK.

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Illuminate Your Adventure

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

During prime fishing season, we love getting outside before sunrise and after sunset. The water tends to be cooler, less crowded, and abundant with fish.

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ACK Introduces Ultimate Direction Trail Running Gear

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

When it comes to trail running, ACK Customer Service Representative, Anthony, is our go-to pro. He’s participated and won several trail running competitions and spends many of his lunch breaks training while most could only think about what kind of sandwich they crave.

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