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.
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.
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.
It’s that time of year again to acknowledge your dad, husband, or grandfather’s appreciation for the great outdoors. While you can buy into another year of, “Best Dad Ever” mugs, t-shirts, and key rings, why bother when you can give him something that speaks to his true passions. This year, we encourage you to not only give a worthwhile piece of gear, but to get outside with your dad and make a memory.
There are only so many years in a row that you can get away with approaching your mom with flowers on Mother’s Day. Yes, of course she’ll lovingly accept, but there are other things, more interesting things she’s found on ACK.com that she just can’t stop thinking about. And I’m sure that after getting a peek at these picks yourself, you’ll agree. Here are the top five favorites that your mom shouldn’t go without this Mother’s Day.
Since you rented that SUP (standup paddleboard) last summer, you can’t seem to get it off your mind, we get it – It’s fun, you get a great workout, and all the while your getting perfectly sun-kissed. There are a few different kinds of boards to choose from and choosing correctly can be difficult. So, in efforts to avoid making some mistakes, we’ve detailed the different kinds of choices you can opt for with descriptions and examples to boot.
Here at ACK, now more than ever, we take kayak fishing gear very seriously and we know that you do too, that’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of what we believe are this year’s best tools. We hope it takes you out on the water and leads you to your biggest and best catches yet. Peruse the list and click the links for more information on any item of your choice.