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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many of you have seen/heard, we will now be adding Viking Kayak to our lineup. These boats are imported from over in New Zealand and we’re very excited to be the first US retailer to offer them.

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8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Eno Team Member, Carolyn Ellison With Spring in the air, our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my favorite times of camping trips.

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YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor + StakeOut Pole Clip = Safe Boga Grips

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently had some time at the house to play around with the YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor and found it is quite handy to use in conjunction with the 3/4″ StakeOut Pole Clip that we sell. I use this combo to hold my Boga Grip to the lid of my Ocean Kayak.

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How LuminAid Got Started

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the founders of LuminAid, Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta. The two share an interest in solar lighting technology and a common belief that design and design thinking can be used to solve problems at a global scale, including improving access to basic resources such as lighting and power.

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10 Pieces of Advice For 1st Time Paddlers

| March 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a 1st time paddler?” Some of the responses were serious and some were just downright funny.

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6 Tips On Surf Launching For Offshore Kayak Fishing

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the Yak Gear / Railblaza Team Paddling through the rough surf for an offshore kayak fishing adventure, more commonly referred to as surf launching, can be challenging depending on your specific location, the weather conditions, and the size of the swells you are battling!  Done properly, surf launching can be a painless hurdle on the path to large offshore fish waiting to be caught, photographed, and either cooked up or released to be caught another day!

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Pack-It, The Revolutionary Way to Pack Your Luggage

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Eagle Creek team “How do I pack it all?” This is the challenge that nearly every type of traveler faces, whether planning for a quick overnight trip or an extended getaway.

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6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wondering why you should invest in SuperNova LED Lights for your kayak? The super bright LED strips from SuperNova offer the kayaker many advantages.

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For the Coffee Lover: GSI Outdoors Coffee Products

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For you, coffee is not merely black; it is not simply a beverage to be had with cream and sugar, no, coffee is a ritual, an affirmation of life, a warm embrace in the morning and a meditation on the flavor of the day to be savored with dessert. For you, only the finest beans, the most aromatic roast and the fullest flavor will do.

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Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Outdoor Research Team Planning on tromping through frosted peaks after the Polar Vortex, heading out for a hike during this spring’s colossal snow melt or lacing up for an ultra-long trail run? The extra layer of protection from gaiters will help keep your outing a challenging adventure rather than a painful sufferfest.

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