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Food for Day Hiking

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

How to Know What Food to Take With You on a Hike Food and water are the most important things to take with you on a hike as you will be burning a lot of energy consistently, you should plan to eat at least one snack every hour. Make sure some of these snacks are salty in order to replace electrolytes lost through sweat (1).

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6 Reasons to go Hiking in Winter

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Whenever temperatures start dropping below forty degrees, especially in regions unaccustomed to the chill, residents begin to focus they’re time on indoor activities and perfecting already flawless hibernation techniques. Don’t get me wrong, winter hiking/camping is not meant for the faint of heart, but it’s also not something to knock without trying.

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The 3 Rules of Warmth

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most northerners know what it takes to stay warm on those cold winter nights, and Im not talking about that magical liquid in the flask. Im talking about the gear you will need to hang out in the cold and not even notice its -30 degrees.

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Resolve to Get Outside and Play in 2015

| January 2, 2015 | 6 Comments

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not man the less, but nature more. – Lord Byron The beginning of a new year brings about new ideas, promises, and resolutions for everyone.

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ACK Associate Buyer’s Super Rad, Ultra Perfect Holiday Gift Guide Picks

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oh hey holidays, where you been? I’ve been looking for you for the last 300 some-odd days!

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Holiday Gift Guide Gold According to Dayvee, ACK Marketing Coordinator

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

With holiday shopping season is in full swing and gift guides popping up seemingly every minute on our Facebook feeds, I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to simplify your gift giving list with a few gems from ACK’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. I mean between work, holiday parties, workouts (burning off those Christmas cookies!

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4 Hot Gift Guide Picks from ACK’s Own Marketing Manager

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We all know the perils of Holiday shopping: the “who wants what”, “how much do I spend”, or “will my brother just end up returning these REALLY expensive jeans I got him” questions that arise every winter season.

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2014 ACK Holiday Gift Guide: Vincent’s Picks

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again, it’s the holiday hunting season. Finding the right person the right gift – a little odd but really practical – it isn’t easy.

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Gear Up for Cold Weather Paddling

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just because winter is approaching does not mean you have to hang up your yak and paddle until spring. Of course it’s your choice if you want to hunker down this winter with a cup of hot chocolate and a Charles Dickens classic because, (and if that is your decision then might I suggest our recent post on storing your kayak?

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Winter is Coming: Kayak Storage Solutions

| October 29, 2014 | 11 Comments

With winter on its way it is time to think about storage solutions to keep your outdoor gear warm and cozy during its cold weather hibernation.

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